Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Ajax vs Chelsea: The History

By: Uthman Adebayo

Ajax and Chelsea face off in the third round of the 2019/2020 group stage Champions league campaign at the Johan Cruyff Arena on Wednesday Evening. So how much history is between this two sides?

1) Chelsea and Ajax have never met before in any European competition.

2) Both teams have met each other six times in non-competitive preseason matches with the first of those being in August 1957 where the blues won 4-2.

3) Chelsea have won four of their past five away group games in the CL scoring 12 and conceding 5.

4) Chelsea are hoping for a sixth successive win in all competition for the first time since September 2018.

5) Chelsea are looking to win consecutive away matches for the first time since 2013.

6) Finally, The blues are unbeaten in four previous European games with the Dutch sides ( winning two and drawing two).

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