Ace Football Team previews the Champions League round 2 match between Liverpool and Ajax who meet up on Tuesday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest team stats, match history and the best betting tips.
Ajax will go up against Liverpool on Tuesday for a Champions League meeting at Anfield.
We are bound to see an exciting game on Tuesday as both Liverpool and Ajax will do their best to show their fans that they are the better team on the pitch and are capable of fulfilling the objectives for the season.
Position in the Champions League standings: Liverpool vs Ajax
The current standings in Group A show us how Liverpool and Ajax have performed this season so far. Surely, an exciting battle for three points is on the cards in this round 2 clash on Tuesday.
Liverpool vs Ajax – Fixture History
Liverpool with terrible start to season
Liverpool will enter the match hoping to see the back of some rather disappointing results in recent matches. Judging by their last three matches, we can expect a bit of everything from Liverpool at the moment. Against Newcastle, they came out on top in a 2-1 win, before drawing 0-0 against Everton. Most recently, they were left reeling in a 4-1 defeat against SSC Napoli.
Ajax happy with premiere
Ajax are in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last three matches on the bounce. Cambuur got left behind in a 4-0 win, before Rangers got hammered in a 4-0 victory. SC Heerenveen was the most recent victim in a 5-0 win for Ajax.
Latest encounters between Liverpool and Ajax
The last time the two teams faced off against each other, Liverpool came away as 1-0 winners. It was a match played at Anfield back in December 2020 in the Champions League. This time round, betting on Ajax will get you odds 5.25, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with a 19% chance of beating Liverpool. You can get a price of 1.53, should you wish to add Liverpool to your accumulator, if that is your preferred betting strategy.
Highlights from the last game between Liverpool and Ajax:
Betting stats and facts for Liverpool and Ajax
Here are some interesting betting-relevant facts based on statistics from the last couple of matches that Liverpool and Ajax played across all tournaments.
- In 5 of the last 7 matches Liverpool played, both teams scored
- Liverpool have conceded in 8 of the last 10 matches
- Liverpool have conceded in 8 of the last 10 home matches
- Liverpool have not lost 5 of the last 6 home matches
- Liverpool have not won 6 of the last 8 matches
- Ajax have scored in 46 of the last 47 away matches
- Ajax have scored in 44 of the last 45 matches
- Ajax have not lost 17 of the last 19 matches
- Ajax have won the last 6 matches in a row
- Ajax have not lost 12 of the last 14 away matches
As the new Champions League campaign has recently started, we are still a bit in the dark, as to which striker will dominate the top scorer table for Liverpool and Ajax this season. However, there might be some interesting prospects, when looking at the list of players who are in the best form at the moment.
Best tips for the match: Liverpool vs Ajax
To sum up, the upcoming Champions League clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the statements from above, we have come up with the main prediction for this match as well as some alternative betting tips.