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Dynamo Kiev vs Ajax Amsterdam

Competition – UEFA Champions League

Stadium – Kiev Olympic Stadium

Date: 28th August

Kick-off time – 20:00 GMT

The fortunes involved makes this last qualifying match the most important of the season so far for the 6 teams involved, and these two teams will be giving all they have in this game.

Ajax have been missing in the group stage of the Champions League for the last four seasons, but they stand on the brink of reaching this season’s competition after winning the first leg of this match 3-1.

Their fans will not want to believe that they can throw away a 2-0 goals lead in this game however allowing Dynamo Kiev to score an away goal in the first leg may become their biggest undoing.

Dynamo Kiev have a lot of work to do to overturn this result and qualify, but the Champions League has shown that nothing is impossible on numerous occasions.

The hosts have started their domestic campaign on a bright note after collecting 13 points from a possible 15.

Their last league game was the first time they dropped points this season, and that came after they were beaten 3-1 in the first leg of this game.

Kiev’s last two results show that their confidence may have taken a beating and they will need all the confidence they can get to pull through to the group stages here.

Ajax won the first leg 3-1, meaning they’ve won back to back games at home to Dynamo.

Results of each team’s last 5 matches across all leagues and competitions

Dynamo Kiev

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
W Dynamo Kiev 2-0 Slavia Prague 14 Aug, 2018 UEFA Champions League
D Slavia Prague 1-1 Dynamo Kiev 7 Aug, 2018 UEFA Champions League
L Dynamo Kiev 0-2 Lazio 15 Mar, 2018 UEFA Europa League
D Lazio 2-2 Dynamo Kiev 8 Mar, 2018 UEFA Europa League
D Dynamo Kiev 0-0 AEK Athens 22 Feb, 2018 UEFA Europa League

Ajax Amsterdam

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
W VVV Venlo 0-1 Ajax Amsterdam 18 Aug, 2018 Dutch Eredivisie
W Ajax Amsterdam 3-0 Standard Liege 14 Aug, 2018 UEFA Champions League
D Ajax Amsterdam 1-1 SC Heracles Almelo 11 Aug, 2018 Dutch Eredivisie
D Standard Liege 2-2 Ajax Amsterdam 7 Aug, 2018 UEFA Champions League
W SK Sturm Graz 1-3 Ajax Amsterdam 1 Aug, 2018 UEFA Champions League

H2H

DATE COMPETITION
Ajax Amsterdam 2-1 Dynamo Kiev 25 Aug, 2010 UEFA Champions League
Dynamo Kiev 1-1 Ajax Amsterdam 17 Aug, 2010 UEFA Champions League

 

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