Ajax and Valencia meet in Amsterdam ArenA, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Champions League (Group Stage). Attention to the home factor, since Ajax usually conquers different results at home and abroad.
The home team is currently in the 1st position, with 10 points won, after 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 defeat. In the penultimate match, he drew away against Chelsea by (4-4). In the last game, he won out against Lille by (0-2). This is a team that curiously conquers more positive results as a visitor than at home, since in the last 30 matches it records 10 wins and 5 draws as a visitor, with 50 goals scored and 19 suffered; against 11 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses in his stadium, with 40 goals scored and 10 suffered. The team arrives at this match after a home defeat with Willem II by (0-2). Ajax won 3 and lost 1 of their last 4 home games for the UEFA Champions League. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 7 of the last 9 games for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since in 33 of their last 34 matches there were more than 1.5 goals and in 26 of the last 34 there were more than 2.5 goals.
Ajax arrives on this demotivated day, after a 0-2 loss to Willem II, ending his four victories in official games. In the last match of the Champions League, the Dutch beat Lille 0-2. In case of a tie, Ajax will advance to the next phase of this competition. Coach Erik ten Hag should keep the team 4-3-3, favoring a ball possession style and looking for space on the flanks. The Dutch Quincy Promes is the top scorer of this Ajax, with 4 goals scored. David Neres is out of this match due to an injury.
After 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss, the away team is currently in 3rd position, with 8 points won. In the last match, they drew (2-2) at home against Chelsea, after in the previous match, they won by (4-1) at home with Lille. This is a team that presents similar results at home and abroad, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 matches it records 7 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. The team arrives at this match after a win out with Levante by (2-4). In the last 10 matches played as a visitor for all competitions, Valencia won 4, drew 2 and lost 4. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 4 of the last 5 matches, so he has not presented great defensive strength, but his Attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 4 of the last 5 games for this competition. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 7 times, but got the comeback in 3.
Valencia arrives at this match with a 2-4 victory on the trip to the Levante arena, thus adding the second consecutive victory in official matches. In their last match for the Champions League, the visitors drew 2-2 with Chelsea. In this match against Ajax, coach Albert Celades must use the same tactical system, 4-3-3, with Ferrán Torres, Rodrigo and Gameiro as the most advanced men. We emphasize that visitors have presented several defensive weaknesses. For this game the visiting coach can not count on Garay, suspended, as well as with Piccini, Kondogbia and Gonçalo Guedes, these with physical problems.