Last season’s Champions League semi-finalists Ajax begin their quest to repeat
and surpass those heroics after they host Lille in their gap cluster H outing on Tuesday night.
The Dutch outfit were forced to return through qualifying stages to succeed in the competition correct despite their performances in 2018-19,
whereas Lille’s second-placed end in Ligue one was enough to earn them a primary Champions League campaign for seven years.
Despite losing a number of their core players to European giants, mythical being continues to be threatening to form deep runs into this competition.
Their nearest competitors within the domestic league, PSV,
had dreamt of a neater campaign now around however the players have return to regret this thinking.
After 5 match-days within the Eredivisie, the ruling champions are at the highest of the table, which too with AN unconquered record.
In fact, Erik 10 Hag’s men have won all of their league fixtures to date bar one, ANd have scored an astonishing nineteen goals within the method.
The exciting whole of soccer that the successors of Johan Crujiff given to the globe last season continues to be their playing card
and coupled with their home advantage for this opener, the incoming guests have all the reason within the world to be finite.
Ajax vs Lille Team News
Ajax could have lost some star power over the summer, however there are key members of last season’s squad still firing on all cylinders – not least Dusan Tadic.
The former Southampton man has 5 goals in 5 league games to date this term,
whereas altogether competitions he already boasts eight goals and 5 assists.
Hakim Ziyech has four goals in 5 league games to his name too,
whereas Nicolas Tagliafico helped himself to a brace from left-back at the weekend.
Donny van de Beek may be a notable traveller for the house aspect, though,
having not featured since mythical being secured their place within the group stages against APOEL.
Noussair Mazraoui picked up a knee injury on international duty which is able to rule him out of this match,
however 10 Hag is expected to welcome back David Neres once resting him at the weekend.
Lille, meanwhile, are while not new signing Timothy Weah thanks to injury, whereas Xeka conjointly remains sidelined.
Loic Remy ought to be on the market once being named on the bench at the weekend following injury,
though he’s unlikely to guide the road given the shape of Victor Osimhen.
The 20-year-old Nigerian has created a flying begin to life at the club,
scoring 5 goals in his initial 5 Ligue one games to together prime the evaluation charts at this early stage of the season.
Another one to observe is 21-year-old dessert apple Ikone,
WHO scored simply eight minutes into his debut for France throughout the international break.
Ajax vs Lille Line Up
Onana; Veltman, Schuurs, Blind, Tagliafico; Alvarez, Promes, Martinez; Ziyech, Tadic, Neres
Maignan; pied, Fonte, Djalo, Bradaric; Andre, Soumare; Ikone, Yazici, Bamba; Osimhen
Ajax vs Lille H2H
These 2 groups are lining up against one another for the primary time within the twenty first century.
What TV channel is Ajax vs Lille on?
BT Sport will show every game from the Champions League LIVE in the UK this season.
The match will be LIVE on BT Sport 1 on Tuesday night.
How can I stream Ajax vs Lille?
BT subscribers can watch all the action online at www.btsport.com or stream it on the BT Sport app on mobile and tablet.
Some EE mobile phone customers can also access the BT Sport app depending on what plan they are subscribed to.
What time is Ajax vs Lille kick-off?
Tuesday’s game will kick-off at 5.55pm BST at Amsterdam ArenA
Italy is one hour ahead of the UK, meaning a 6.55pm start time for the players.
There are eight Champions League games tonight with two of them in the early 5.55pm slot and six in the 8pm window.