Sporting vs Ajax Preview, Tips and Odds

Estadio Jose Alvalade in the Portuguese capitol Lisbon will welcome Sporting and Ajax for a game of the Champions League on Wednesday. The two teams are part of group C of the tournament and will have Borussia Dortmund and Besiktas for a company.

Sporting vs Ajax Head to Head

Head to HeadLast gameLast gamesLast games home/away
SportingWin2 W/ 0 D/ 0 L1 W/ 0 D/ 0 L
AjaxLoss0 W/ 0 D/ 2 L0 W/ 0 D/ 1 L

Last game between the teams: 05.10.1988 Europa League: Ajax – Sporting 1:2
Last game at this venue: 07.09.1988 Europa League: Sporting – Ajax 4:2

Worth mentioning: The two sides have met two times on the football field, both dating over thirty years ago, as in 1988 Ajax and Sporting were paired at the 1/32 finals of UEFA Cup (now Europa League). The Portuguese team went on to win both meetings, first triumphing 4:2 in Lisbon and then prevailing 1:2 in the return leg in Amsterdam. There have been goals at both ends and more than three in total in the two matches between Sporting and Ajax.

Sporting vs Ajax Stats

As of 13.09Last gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 games home/away
SportingDraw7 W/ 3 D/ 0 L4 W/ 1 D/ 0 L
AjaxWin6 W/ 3 D/ 1 L3 W/ 2 D/ 0 L

Last game Sporting: 11.09.2021 Liga Portugal: Sporting – Porto 1:1; Nuno Santos 16’; Luis Diaz 71’; Toni Martinez from the visiting side was sent off with two yellow cards in the 87’
Top performers Sporting: Pedro Goncalves 3 goals, Joao Palhinha 2 goals, Jovane Cabral 1 goal 1 assist.
Next game Sporting: 19.09.2021 Liga Portugal: Estoril – Sporting
Last game Ajax: 11.09.2021 Eredivisie: Zwolle – Ajax 0:2; Sebastien Haller 29’, 67’
Top performers Ajax: Sebastien Haller 4 goals 1 assist, Dusan Tadic 2 goals 1 assist, Noussair Mazraoui 1 goal 2 assists.
Next game Ajax: 18.09.2021 Eredivisie: Ajax – Cambuur

Last 10 gamesGF:GAOver 2.5 goalsBTTSClean sheets

Worth mentioning: There was no winner when Sporting and Porto met in a derby game of Portuguese league 5th round on Saturday, as both sides finished in 1:1 stalemate. Sporting have now failed to win both of their last two meetings, but the team is unbeaten in eleven consecutive encounters, recording eight victories in the process. Sporting lost just one of the previous thirty-three matches across all competitions. Only one of their last thirteen clashes ended in a win for the away teams. Two of Sporting last five outings resulted in over 2,5 goals, while three saw both involved sides to score.
Ajax returned home with all of the three points from their Saturday visit to Zwolle after securing a comfortable 0:2 victory. The Amsterdam giants are currently unbeaten in four meetings and have lost just one of the last twenty-two in all tournaments. When taking into consideration only the away matches, then Ajax have not tasted defeat in twenty-one visits and conceded more than a goal only twice in the process. Three of their last five games produced over 2,5 goals, while one witnessed goals at both ends.

Sporting vs Ajax News

Missing players Sporting: Se bastian Coates is suspended.
Missing players Ajax: Sean Klaiber is injured. Andre Onana is suspended. Jay Gorter and Mohammed Kudus are under question.

Sporting vs Ajax Predictions

Both teams to score – 1.66 @ bet365