2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
24-2-4, 1st in Dutch Eredivisie
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2dRyan O'Hanlon

Why they will, or won't, win the Champions League

There are four teams and three games left in the 2018-19 Champions League. Here's the argument for and against Barca, Liverpool, Spurs and Ajax.

Who has the edge between Tottenham and Ajax? (1:23)
Barca to raid Ajax? James to stay at Bayern? (2:04)
De Ligt will assess his options in the summer (1:08)
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3dMoises Llorens and Sam Marsden

Sources: Barca near agreement to sign De Ligt

Barcelona are close to reaching an agreement to sign defender Matthijs de Ligt from Ajax, club sources have told ESPN FC.

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3dJames Horncastle

Ajax's ideals triumph over riches of Juventus

The fee Juve paid to sign Cristiano Ronaldo is €20m more than Ajax's annual revenue, yet the Dutch club proved too much for the Italians' riches.

Ajax 'schooled' Juve on their way to the UCL semis (1:14)
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De Jong: Ajax should've beaten Juve by more

Ajax continued their improbable Champions League run with a thrilling 2-1 win at Juventus that saw them advance to the semifinals 3-2 on aggregate.

Will Juventus sign Joao Felix and sell Paulo Dybala? (1:59)
De Jong's fitness the X-factor in Juve-Ajax 2nd leg (1:46)
De Jong injury scare, Huntelaar hat trick as Ajax cruise (2:49)
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Ajax, Tottenham charged over crowd incidents

UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Ajax and Tottenham for incidents involving fans during their Champions League quarterfinal matches.

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9dJames Horncastle

Ajax show signs they can still shock Juventus

Ajax didn't manage to beat Juventus, but the way they pressured and took the game to the Serie A side will foster belief they can pull off an upset.

Are Ajax good enough to beat Juventus in Leg 2? (1:59)
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Fans hosed, arrests made ahead of Ajax-Juve

Police in Amsterdam say they fired a water cannon at football fans "to put out flares and prevent unsafe situations" ahead of Ajax-Juventus.

Should Juventus risk starting Ronaldo against Ajax? (0:55)
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Ronaldo in Juve squad for Ajax; Chiellini out

Cristiano Ronaldo has been included in the Juventus squad which will travel to face Ajax in the Champions League quarterfinal first leg.

RankingsDutch Eredivisie

Goal Difference781st
Goals Scored1061st
Goals Conceded282nd