Standard drag in the final tie out of the fire against Ajax

Standard Liege has Tuesday night in the heenwedstrijd of the third qualifying round of the Champions League 2-2 gelijkgespeeld against Ajax. The Amsterdammers came for rest to 0-2, but Standard showed veerbaar and stronger after a rest back to 2-2.


Standard initially started excellent to the party. An elusive Carcela was on two occasions very dangerous and Ajax gasped. The Amsterdammers took the command of the Rouches, but presided over after twenty minutes, however, strongly against.

Ochoa verkeek on a cross from Tadic and sniper Huntelaar was there as the chickens at the 0-1 on the board. Immediately after the goal of Ajax was Sa, which for the first time in an official match on the field appeared this season, near the end, but there was something broken in the people of liège.

After 34 minutes, Tadic a nice drawn-out attack of the Players, 0-2. The Rouches opened their second half with a lot of renewed enthusiasm, but turned out the rear once more vulnerable. Ajax counterde to your heart’s content and Ziyech and Klaassen missed excellent opportunities for the visitors.

It was waiting for the moment when Carcela again woke up and that moment came. After 68 minutes brought the Belgian Moroccan Standard back in the match with a fantastic goal. After an individual action – including Zidane-movement – vloerde he Ajax goalkeeper Onana with a shot from just outside the sixteen.

Sclessin was awake and blew up nearly when the net collapsed Emond a minute later against the post headlined. A drinkpauze and some of the Amsterdam bills of exchange broke the Liège predominance equally, but with an effort of Marin kept the pressure on the Amsterdam aim high.

Three minutes into injury time came the deserved equalizer, yet, still, courtesy of the invaders. Djenepo went in the sixteen-wriggle, and Emond explained the team credentials and stay up cold-blooded against the ropes, 2-2.

The second leg in Amsterdam next week Tuesday (at 20h30). Yet Tuesday night, played for Slavia Prague and Dynamo Kiev 1-1 draw. The second leg will follow next week Tuesday. The winner of the double confrontation between the two teams meets in the play-offronde, the last qualifying round, Ajax or Standard.

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