Ajax again with Riedewald in return against Legia Warsaw
Ajax begins Thursday in the Europa League match with Legia Warsaw with the same united as Sunday in the Eredivisie match against Vitesse. That means that Jairo Riedewald the injured Daley Sinkgraven as a full replacing. Gain David Neres starts on the bench.
Sinkgraven ran last week in the heenwedstrijd in Poland to an injury, making it also all the duel with Vitesse on Sunday (0-1 win for Ajax) was missing.
Joël Veltman was missing last week in Poland due to illness and is now back in the united coach Peter Bosz. Kenny Tete, his replacement in the heenwedstrijd, got red, and is therefore suspended for the match of Thursday.
Ajax starts with the usual three in midfield: Davy Klaassen, Hakim Ziyech and Lasse Schöne. The latter extended this week his contract with Ajax for two years.
Bertrand Traoré will be in the forefront again preferred to Justin Kluivert. David Neres is for the first time on the bank with the Locals and can make its debut for the club.
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Time of placing
16:45 – 23 February 2017
The match between Ajax and Legia Warsaw begins Thursday evening in the Amsterdam Arena at 21.05 hours and is under the direction of the English referee Anthony Taylor. The heenwedstrijd in the sixteenth-finals ended last week in Warsaw at 0-0.
Ajax and Legia Warsaw played two years ago against each other in the first round of the knock-out stages in the Europa League. The Amsterdam team won both matches (1-0 at home and 3-0 in Poland).
Ajax: Onana; Veltman, Sanchez, Viergever, Riedewald; Schöne, Klaassen, Ziyech; Traoré, Dolberg, Younes.
Legia Warsaw: Malarz; Broz, Pazdan, Dabrowski, Hlousek; Jodlowiec, Kopszýnski; Qazaishvili, Odjidja, Guilherme; Lucharczyk.