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AFC Ajax knocked out the UCL defending champion Real Madrid

AFC Ajax players celebratinga after goal against Real Madrid in the 2nd leg game at Madrid

Madrid, Spain – AFC Ajax trashed Real Madrid in the second leg game of the round of 16 played at the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu.

Real Madrid 1-4 AFC Ajax

AFC Ajax knocked the Champions League 2018 winners Real Madrid out of the league with 3-5 on aggregate.

Real Madrid defeated AFC Ajax 2-1 in the 1st leg game at Amsterdam.

Game Summary:

First Half:

  • 7′ Hakim Ziyech (Ajax) scored the opening goal with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner assisted by Dusan Tadic.
  • 18′ David Neres (Ajax) doubled the lead for the visitors and the Real Madrid lead on aggregate is gone with a right footed shot from the right side of the six-yard box to the centre of the goal assisted by Dusan Tadic with a through ball.
  • 26′ Noussair Mazraoui (Ajax) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 30′ Daniel Carvajal (Real Madrid) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 45’+2′ First Half Ends Real Madrid 0 AFC Ajax 2

Second Half:

  • 62′ Dusan Tadic (Ajax) extended the lead to 3-0 with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner assisted by Donny van de Beek.
  • 70′ Marco Asensio (Real Madrid) cuts down the deficit to 1-3 with a left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner assisted by Sergio Reguilón.
  • 72′ Lasse Schöne (Ajax) extended the lead to 4-1 with a  superb free kick with a right footed shot to the top right corner.
  • 90’+3′ Nacho (Real Madrid) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 90’+3′ Nacho (Real Madrid) received the second yellow card and was sent off the field.
  • 90’+6′ Second Half Ends.

Statistics:

Real MadridAFC Ajax
57%Possession43%
20 (8)Shots (on target)16 (8)
12Fouls11
1Yellow Cards1
1Red Cards0
1Offsides7
6Corner Kicks3
4Saves7

Lineups:

Real Madrid: Thibaut Courtois (GK), Sergio Ramos, Nacho, Sergio Reguilón, Dani Carvajal, Casemiro, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Karim Benzema, Vinicius Junior, Lucas Vázquez

AFC Ajax: Andre Onana (GK), Daley Blind, Matthijs de Ligt, Nicolás Tagliafico, Noussair Mazraoui, Donny van de Beek, Frenkie De Jong, Lasse Schöne, Dusan Tadic, David Neres, Hakim Ziyech

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