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Ajax Amsterdam

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri amused by talk of his departure

One of the disappointments of the season has been the form of playmaker Paulo Dybala, who has struggled to adapt his role following Ronaldo`s arrival.

May 11, 2019, 22:12 PM IST

Former Arsenal striker Robin Van Persie wants to bow out with dignity

Van Persie`s 50 goals in 102 appearances make him the top goalscorer for the Netherlands national team and his club achievements include winning the FA Cup with Arsenal and the Premier League with Manchester United.

May 11, 2019, 22:07 PM IST

UEFA Champions League: Ajax bemoan letting final slip from their grasp

The result ended Ajax`s long, and barely plausible, ride through three preliminary rounds, starting in July, to the last four of the competition.

May 09, 2019, 22:24 PM IST

UEFA Champions League: Against the odds, Mauricio Pochettino works a miracle

Tottenham`s Champions League campaign had looked all but over after they picked up one point from their first three group games.

May 09, 2019, 22:18 PM IST

UCL: Ajax coach Erik ten Hag praises his lions after win at Tottenham Hotspur

Donny van de Beek`s well-taken 15th-minute goal put Ajax firmly in the driving seat against a disappointing Spurs side who face a tough task to turn around the semi-final in next week`s second leg in Amsterdam.

May 01, 2019, 17:52 PM IST

UCL: Brain injury charity wants temporary substitutes after Jan Vertonghen clash

Referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz spoke to the Spurs medical staff before allowing Vertonghen back onto the pitch, only for the 32-year-old Belgian to quickly go off again.

May 01, 2019, 17:46 PM IST

Mauricio Pochettino's dream turns sour as Tottenham Hotspur misfire against Ajax Amsterdam

With forwards Harry Kane and Son Heung-min unavailable through injury and suspension respectively, Spurs were blunt in attack and they also lacked creativity in midfield as they slumped to their 18th defeat of the season in all competitions.

May 01, 2019, 16:29 PM IST

UEFA Champions League: Donny van de Beek gives Ajax edge over Tottenham in semi-final

Such was Ajax`s domination in the early stages that they could already have virtually sealed a place in the final -- but they had to be content with Van de Beek`s 15th-minute goal.

May 01, 2019, 15:52 PM IST

Series A: Cristiano Ronaldo hits 600th club goal as Juventus hold Inter Milan

The Turin club wrapped up an eighth successive league title last weekend but found themselves behind early on to a wonder-strike from Inter midfielder Radja Nainggolan.

Apr 28, 2019, 12:10 PM IST

Experience helped propel Ajax Amsterdam to Champions League semi-finals

Ajax will visit Tottenham Hotspur in Tuesday’s semi-final first leg and are chasing a domestic league and cup double.

Apr 27, 2019, 14:03 PM IST

Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri does not want celebrations diluted

Allegri said that Tuesday`s 2-1 home defeat by the Dutch side needed to be kept in perspective.

Apr 19, 2019, 18:39 PM IST

Ajax get Champions League boost as Eredivisie games postponed

Ajax were due to play relegation-threatened De Graafschap on April 28, two days before the trip to Spurs, but the Dutch FA plan to rearrange all games in the penultimate round of fixtures.

Apr 19, 2019, 15:28 PM IST

Liverpool match Barcelona's ticket price to subsidise own fans

Liverpool have been allocated 4,620 away tickets priced at 119 euros ($133.70) each for the first leg in Spain on May 1.

Apr 19, 2019, 15:20 PM IST

Tottenham Hotspur stun Manchester City to go through after seven-goal thriller, VAR drama

Spurs, who won the first leg 1-0, will play Ajax Amsterdam for a place in the final against Liverpool or Barcelona after one of the most remarkable matches in the competition`s history.

Apr 18, 2019, 17:22 PM IST

Ajax youngsters say Juventus win could have been more emphatic

The 3-2 aggregate win ensured unlikely semi-final qualification for the Dutch club who have come all the way through the preliminary rounds of the competition.

Apr 17, 2019, 18:13 PM IST

Ajax eliminate Ronaldo's Juventus with scintillating display, reach Champions League semis

Ajax`s 19-year-old captain Matthijs de Ligt headed the winner from the corner in the 67th minute of the quarter-final second leg as the Dutch side came from behind to clinch a 3-2 aggregate win.

Apr 17, 2019, 10:01 AM IST

Ajax Amsterdam hopeful midfielder Frenkie De Jong will be fit for Juventus clash

The 21-year-old went off after just 22 minutes of the Dutch league game against Excelsior Rotterdam on Saturday clutching his hamstring but coach Ten Hag said it was a precaution.

Apr 16, 2019, 00:35 AM IST

Ajax's European adventure far from over: Skipper Matthijs De Ligt

Coach Erik ten Hag said the performance had been "as close to perfection as you can get" and that his young Ajax side deserved to progress.

Mar 06, 2019, 13:34 PM IST

Inspired by Zinedine Zidane, Dusan Tadic makes his presence felt to help Ajax beat Real Madrid

The 30-year-old laid on passes for Hakim Ziyech and David Neres to give Ajax an early two-goal lead at the Bernabeu, then capped a virtuoso display with a thunderous finish into the top corner to make it 3-0.

Mar 06, 2019, 10:10 AM IST

Real Madrid knocked out of Champions League after 4-1 defeat against Ajax

Ajax, who have won the trophy four times, most recently in 1995, reached the quarterfinals of Europe`s top competition for the first time since 2003.

Mar 06, 2019, 09:56 AM IST