Ajaxq vs Besiktas
UEFA Champions League
Date: 28 September 2021, Tuesday
Kick-Off: 17:45 UK/ 18:45 CET
Venue: Johan Cruijff ArenA
Ajax take on Besiktas in the UEFA Champions League at the Johan Cruijff ArenA as the hosts will be aiming to seal all 3 points against their Turkish opponents.
The hosts currently sit on top of group C with 3 points on board as they convincingly defeated and trashed Sporting Lisbon 5-1 away from home. In that game, Ajax had 54% of ball possession as they had 13 shots on goal with 6 of them on target, which shows that the Dutch side were clinical 2 weeks ago.
In the Eredivisie, Ajax come into this Champions League fixture on the back of a cruising 3-0 win over Groningen at home. That game saw goals from Edson Álvarez, Antony and Noussair Mazraoui.
On the other side of the field, Besiktas currently sit in 3rd place in group C in the table as they lost their opening game 2-1 against Borussia Dortmund at home.
In that game, Besiktas had 58% of ball possession with 12 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Francisco Montero scored a 94thminute goal to cut down the deficit in that game.
In the Super Lig, Besiktas come into this Champions League fixture on the back of a shocking 2-1 loss away from home to Altay.
In that game, Besiktas had 53% of ball possession as they attempted shots on goal with 7 of them on target. Güven Yalçın scored a 47thminute goal to give Besiktas the lead, but a comeback from the hosts stole all 3 points from the Black Eagles.
Ajax vs Besiktas Head-to-Head
- This is the first time both these sides will face each other in any competition.
Ajax vs Besiktas Prediction
Both these sides will be will very eager to claim a victory in this season for their own reasons as they look to climb up the points table and be in contention for the knock-out stages. This should see for a highly enticing game on our hands which should include goals in it.
Hence, we back the odds at 2.20 for both teams to score and get on the score sheet in this game.
On the other hand, Sebastien Haller will be looking to continue and carry his fine domestic form in the European stage as he will be eyeing for a goal in this game and we back the striker to get on the scoresheet anytime in the game with the odds stacked at 1.66