Ajax Amsterdam vs Benfica Live Streaming Today 23-10-2018 Uefa Champions League

Ajax Amsterdam vs Benfica Live Streaming Today 23-10-2018 Uefa Champions League
    Ajax Amsterdam vs Benfica Live Streaming Today 23-10-2018 Uefa Champions League Ajax Amsterdam vs Benfica Live Streaming Today 23-10-2018 Uefa Champions League, Ajax Amsterdam vs Benfica, Champions League - Ajax host Benfica in the third match of Group E of the Champions League at Johan Cruijff Arena on Wednesday 

    These two clubs have a pretty good history on the European stage. Tuesday's match will be considered a classic match between these two heavy classes.

    Ajax are top of Group E with one win and one draw from their 2 matches. They have 4 points, the same as Bayern but the goal difference benefits the Dutch club. They must win this match to avoid Bayern winning above them before the upcoming match.

    With four Champions League titles so far that Ajax has achieved in the past and a great squad, it's surprising that they haven't been successful lately.

    Benfica have won the European champions' elite title twice in club history. They qualified this year after a playoff win against PAOK. In the opening match, they lost 2-0 to Bayern Munich. However, in their second match they won a narrow 3-2 victory against AEK Athens.

    Coach Rui Vitoria has some great players in his squad. Midfielders Rafa Silva and Pizzi have performed well this season for the Portuguese giants. Pizzi already has 6 goals and Silva has 3 goals.


    Ajax vs Benfica Head-to-head:

    This is the first competitive match between Ajax and Benfica in 46 years.
    They last argued in the 1972 European Champions Cup semifinals. At that time Ajax beat Benfica with a 1-0 aggregate score.

    Ajax excels with 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 defeat from 5 meetings so far.
    Ajax's record of meetings against the Portuguese club is 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 defeats from 15 matches.

    The Eredivisie squad have a poor home record against teams from Portugal, winning only two, one draw and three defeats in six meetings.

    Benfica's overall record against Dutch clubs in UEFA competitions is 10 wins, 8 draws and 5 defeats from 23 matches.

    The Eagles could do better on Dutch soil after winning 2 wins from 10 visits, with the remaining 8 divided into 6 draws and 2 defeats.

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    Ajax vs Benfica Match Statistics:

    The Amsterdam team has 7 wins in their last 10 matches in all competitions and is unbeaten in the last 5 matches. In 7 of the last 10 matches, they have won more than 2.5 goals.
    At home, Ajax are unbeaten in 7 matches with a 6-game winning streak. The sixth is more than 2.5 goals.

    Benfic also has the same record in his last 10 games, with 7 wins and is unbeaten in 5 matches. Six of the 10 matches ended with more than 2.5 goals.

    In away games, Benfica have 21 unbeaten matches including friendly matches. 5 of his latest trips ended with more than 2.5 goals.


    Ajax vs Benfica Prediction:

    Both teams want to score a lot. Almost all of their last matches have a lot of goals. So, this match is predicted to flood goals. Defender Ruben Dias will not be in the squad for Benfica due to suspension.

    Meanwhile Nicolas Tagliafico, Argentine Defender will not be available for Ajax due to injury at the Superclassico last week.

    Former Real Madrid striker Klass-Jan Huntelaar seems to be in good form with 6 goals in all competitions. And is expected to score in this match. Prediction score: Ajax 2-1 Benfica.

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