Ajax on the way to Stockholm for the final Europa League


Ajax on the way to Stockholm for the final Europa League

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The selection and staff of Ajax are Tuesday morning from Schiphol left for Stockholm. The Amsterdammers play Wednesday in the Swedish capital, the final of the Europa League against Manchester United.

Monday coached the Ajax for the last time on Dutch soil. Wed night trains both Ajax as United in the Friends Arena, the stadium of the final battle. It will, therefore, to 18.45 Ajax coach Peter Bosz, with a player giving a press conference.

The selection of Ajax consists of twenty players. Daley Sinkgraven is not fit in time and will not come into action. Also the suspended Nick Viergever, who in the return in the semi-final against Olympique Lyon red got, tekijken.

On the day of the finals will have two players from the selection, is out at Ajax, because there are only seven players on the bench.


Ajax-players waved off on departure to Stockholm for Europa League final


The final will be partly in the character of the attack on Monday night in Manchester at a concert of Ariane Grande, where 22 people were killed. UEFA will take no extra security measures, but advises supporters as early as possible in the stadium to be present because of the controls.

The European bond reports further that there is no indication that the final target of a terrorist attack, but that the safety regulations are strict.

“UEFA has been working for months in close cooperation with the local authorities and the Swedish football association to the final. A terrorist attack is always included in the security measures and which are tightened after the attacks in april in Stockholm,” says bond.


This cost the basiselftallen of Ajax and Manchester United

No presconferentie

In that attack in the Swedish capital on april 7. reed a terrorist with a truck in a major shopping street in the Swedish capital on pedestrians and rammed finally a department store. Five people were killed. At the wheel sat a 39-year-old asylum-seeker from Uzbekistan.

Because of the attack in Manchester has United and decided that trainer José Mourinho Tuesday, no press conference. Just like Ajax, vindicated the English club Tuesday morning its sympathy with the relatives of the victims.

From Amsterdam with love to Manchester. Our thoughts are with the victims and the loved ones of those affected.


Time of placing
06:38 – may 23, 2017

The final between Ajax and Manchester United begins Wednesday at 20.45 hours, and is under the leadership of the Slovenian arbitrator Davir Skomina.

The 20-man Ajax selection:
Andre Onana, Diederik Boer, Norbert Alblas, Kenny Tete, Joël Veltman, Davinson Sanchez, Heiko Westermann, Matthijs de ligt, Jairo Riedewald, Davy Klaassen, Lasse Schöne, Frenkie de Jong, Hakim Ziyech, Donny van de Beek, Abdelhak Nouri, David Neres, Bertrand Traoré, Amin Younes, Kasper Dolberg, Justin Kluivert.

The way of Ajax to the EL-final

The European campaign starts for Ajax in a minor key. In the preliminary round of the Champions League, the Amsterdammers are no match against FK Rostov, and they will be condemned to the Europa League.

In the group stage of the Europa League Ajax with a 1-2 uitzege on Panathinaikos.

The first game in the Arena is also won. By a goal from Kasper Dolberg is Standard Liege with 1-0 records.

At Celta de Vigo gives Ajax to two times a advantage way. The match ends 2-2.

Home win Ajax with 3-2 by Celta, after 3-0 to have been.

Thanks to a goal from Kenny Tete wins Ajax at home 2-0 by Panathinaikos.

Thanks to a beautiful goal from Anwar El Ghazi, who shortly thereafter departs with the club, Ajax is playing the last team contest with a 1-1 draw in Liege. It is enough for the group profits.
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In the first round of the knock-out stages has Ajax it difficult against Legia Warsaw. Nick Viergever is the only one that in 180 minutes, it just knows how to find.

In the eighth-finals play the Locals against the stiff FC Copenhagen. Dolberg in his native country as an extremely important uitdoelpunt.

Ajax lose in Copenhagen with 2-1 and keeps the damage is thus limited. However, Davy Klaassen a yellow card for comments on the guidance. The captain is therefore suspended for the return in Amsterdam.

In the Arena ready Ajax fairly simple job. Bertrand Traore makes a rebound for the opening goal.

Just before half-time determines Dolberg with a used penalty the final score at 2-0. Ajax beat Copenhagen and goes through to the quarter finals.
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In the first quarter gives Ajax an unprecedented show way. Schalke 04 is in Amsterdam upside down played and may even be happy with a 2-0 defeat.

Captain Klaassen excels against Schalke with two goals.

In Germany, however, error for Ajax. Schalke wins 2-0, in the extension, even at 3-0, until Viergever the redeeming uitdoelpunt binnenwerkt. In the last minute makes Amin Younes even the 3-2.

For the first time since the 2005/2006 season (PSV and AZ) there is again a Dutch team in the semi-finals of a European tournament.

In the semi-finals, Olympique Lyonnais the opponent. In the home match Ajax there is a gala performance of.

Helped by two goals from Traore wins Ajax with 4-1.

Again, it goes in the return almost still wrong for Ajax. Led by striker Alexandre Lacazette, the French are very close.

Further than 3-1 come the French, however, which the team of Peter Bosz make it to the final.

Thanks to strong home games and unprecedented fighting spirit in uitduels gets Ajax to their first European final since 1996.

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