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Ajax almost always by after 0-0 in European away game

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Ajax almost always by after 0-0 in European away game

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On the basis of the clubhistorie is the 0-0 from last week when Legia Warsaw is a good basis for Ajax to Thursday night in the home game to get to the eighth finals of the Europa League.

Ajax played in a European knock-out stages six times before first 0-0 in a uitduel and five times made the Amsterdam club then home.

The only time that it went wrong after a goalless draw was in 2001 in the second round of the UEFA Cup, the forerunner of the Europa League, against FC Copenhagen. At the time, lost the team by the former coach Co Adriaanse, the return in the Arena with 0-1.

Against Hajduk Split (1995: 3-0), Bayern Munich (1995: 5-2), Strasbourg (1979: 4-0), Red Boys Differdange (1984: 14-0) and KAA Gent (1992: 3-0) ran it well for the Locals.

Ten matches

Ajax can also trust to draw from the fact that the club already ten matches unbeaten in the Europa League. The last defeat was on 22 October 2015 against Fenerbahçe (1-0).

In addition, lost Ajax have never used a Polish club. Two years ago, played Ajax in the sixteenth-finals against Legia and then overcame the team of former coach Frank de Boer with 1-0 and 0-3. The other Polish opponent was Ruch Chorzow, in 1969. Ajax defeated the club with 7-0 and 1-2.

The match between Ajax and Legia begins Thursday in the Amsterdam Arena at 19: 00 and is led by the English arbitrator Anthony Taylor.

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