Learn about the formation of the Liverpool and Ajax Amsterdam match, which will be held at the Johan Cruyff Arena in the first round of the 2020-2021 UEFA Champions League matches.
In a struggle between two ancient teams in the European Champions League competition, Liverpool, the 6-time defending champion, with its Egyptian star Mohamed Salah, is a guest at Ajax Amsterdam,
the Dutch crowned four times, in the fourth group that also includes a surprise last season, Atalanta, who reached the quarter-finals and was about Qualifying for the last four were it not for the French Saint-Germain miracle in the last moments.
Despite their rich history in the continental championship, it is only the third match between them.
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In the second round of the 1967 version, jumper Johan Cruyff scored a hat-trick, back and forth,
to lead the capital’s team to qualification (5-1 and 2-2).
Liverpool, who lacks the rock of their Dutch defense, Virgil Van Dyck, with a severe knee injury, is counting on the Egyptian League,
Mohamed Salah, who has scored four times in the last seven European matches.
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The Reds achieved a good start in the English Premier League before a shocking fall to Aston Villa 2-7 and then tied with Everton 2-2, while Ajax won four times out of five matches in the domestic league and fell against Groningen.
The expected Liverpool formation for the Ajax match in the Champions League
Defense line: Trent Alexander-Arnold – Joe Gomez – Fabinho – Andy Robertson.
Midfielders: Naby Keita – Jordan Henderson – Jorginho Finaldo.
Offensive line: Sadio Mane – Mohamed Salah – Roberto Firmino.
Ajax formation expected for the match between Liverpool in the Champions League
Defensive line: Mazraoui – Chorus – Blend – Tagliaviko.
Midfield: Klassen – Kudos.
Offensive line: Neres – Tadic – Anthony – Promese