With a slight advantage gained in the Netherlands, Juventus face Ajax on Tuesday, April 16, in the return game of the quarter-finals of the 2018/2019 season of the Champions League. The meeting will take place at the Allianz Arena in Turin. The kick-off was scheduled for 16h (Brasília time).
As the duel in Amsterdam was equal in 1 to 1, whoever wins takes the place in the semifinals. However, a goalless draw benefits the owners of the home. So when the ball begins to roll the Italian team will have the classification in their hands. However, equality by two or more tries leads the Dutch to the next stage.In case of the repetition of the marker, the regulation establishes the accomplishment of extension of 30 minutes. In this case, only 0 to 0 requires a penalty shootout, since a draw with goals qualifies the visitor. The winner of the quarter-finals crosses with the winner of the dispute between Tottenham and Manchester City.
Thinking of the game on Tuesday, Juventus did not use in the meeting of Saturday, April 13, for the thirty-second round of the Italian League, against Spal, away from home, its main team. Bookings ended up being defeated by a 2-1 win, leaving them no chance to secure the eighth consecutive Serie A title.With 84 points (27 wins, three draws and two losses), Juventus saw their lead lead reduced to 17 points as Napoli, a runner-up, defeated on Sunday, April 14, the Chievo, 3 to 1, also out of home. However, remaining 18 points in contention, is a mere matter of time for the achievement of the trophy.The most important thing was to preserve the athletes’ physical condition for the most important commitment. Especially his biggest star, the Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo. The best player in the world on five occasions suffered an injury while serving the injury of his country and returned to the grasses in the first leg of the quarterfinals of the Champions League.He should be listed among the starters to face Ajax. Still doubts are considered the reserve keeper Mattia Perin; defenders Martin Caceres and Giorgio Chiellini; and midfielders Emre Can, Douglas Costa and Blaise Matuidi.
Also involved in the Dutch Championship title dispute, but in a much fiercer battle, Ajax did not have the ability to use reserves to face Excelsior on Saturday, April 13, in their commitment to the 30th round of the Eredivisie. Goleou 6-2 and missing four days to the end is better.With 74 points (24 wins, two draws and four defeats), he is in the same situation as PSV, the current national champion, in this respect. However, he has opened up the advantage of the goal difference, which is the first tiebreaker, since on Sunday, April 14, Eindhoven’s home side had a much more difficult time tapping the Graafschap , 2 to 1. Now the scoreboard on this item is from 78 to 66.Argentine defender Nicolás Tagliafico, suspended for the accumulation of yellow cards, will not be able to play on Tuesday in Turin. They are also out of action but for injury, midfielder Carel Eiting and striker Vaclav Cerny.
1. Latest information before playing Juventus vs Ajax!
He is unbeaten in the last 13 matches played at home in all competitions; for the 13 games has an impressive balance: 12 wins and a draw.
This season, scored at least 1 goal in all matches played at home in all competitions.
In this Champions League season, in the 4 home games played 3 wins and one defeat.
In 3 of the 4 Champions League games he played in front of his supporters scored over 2.5 goals.
For the 4 home league disputes, there is an average of 2 goals scored / match.
According to juventus.com, Mattia Perin suffered an injury at his right shoulder and was unavailable for this game at one of the games before Ajax. Caceres and Chiellini are also on the list of unavailable ones.
It comes after a win in the domestic competition; won on his own home with the score of 6-2.
He was in good shape, suffered a single failure in the last 12 matches played in all competitions.
For the last 6 games played on the field in all competitions, it has an average of 3.5 goals scored.
It is unbeaten in the last 4 Champions League games played away (2 wins and 2 draws).
He scored at least 1 goal in each of the last 4 Champions League games played out.
Mazraoui returns after suspension.
Following the yellow card received in the tour, Tagliafico is suspended for this game.
2. Juventus vs Ajax teams likely!
Juventus (4-3-3) – Szczesny – Cancelo, Bonucci, Rugani, Alex Sandro – Bentancur, Pjanic, Matuidi – Bernardeschi, Mandzukic, Ronaldo.
Ajax (4-2-3-1) – Onana – Veltman, de Ligt, Blind, Mazraoui – Schone, de Jong – Ziyech, van de Beek, Neres – Tadic.
3. Information about the latest direct meetings!
They met 5 times: 3 times in the Champions League and 2 times in the Europa League.
Juventus is unbeaten in all five direct confrontations.
In 4 of the 5 direct games they scored below 2.5 goals.
Football Prediction of the Day Juventus vs Ajax
Ajax makes an extraordinary campaign with a legion of young people. It has had moments of peak of exhibition much superior to the Juventus. The biggest of them certainly was the elimination of Real Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League with a 4-0 win. However, the tactical solidity of the Italian team and, of course, the Cristiano Ronaldo factor make the prognosis in the owners of the home is the best option for this Tuesday’s duel for the quarterfinals of the 2018/2019 Champions League.
Bet Tips: Juventus
In the Champions League match Tuesday night, there are 2 offensive teams with players of great value. That is why, considering the outcome of the tour, I believe that in this game both teams will score.
In each of the last 4 Champions League matches played on own ground, Juventus scored.
Also this season, Juventus has scored in all the games played against his supporters.
In each of the last four Champions League games played on the opposing field, Ajax has scored at least 1 goal.
For the last 6 games played in all competitions, Ajax has an average of 3.5 goals scored.
In the last game played at home, Juventus scored but also scored a goal; also in the last game played outside, Ajax scored, but he also received the goal.
Prediction Today: over 2,5 goals