Juventus vs Ajax (1-2)
Donny van DE Beek and Matthijs de Light scored either facet of half-time to overturn Cristiano Ronaldo’s opener and send the Eredivisie side through to the last four of the competition for the first time since 1997.
The Bianconeri appeared on track to progress when Ronaldo, on the right track in last week’s 1-1 attract Amsterdam, nodded them ahead in contentious circumstances.
But Erik 10 Hag’s thrilling young facet took command thenceforth and picked up another high-profile scalp having already all over Real Madrid’s reign within the previous spherical.
Ajax lost Noussair Mazraoui, deputizing for suspended left-back Nicolas Tagliafico, to AN early ankle joint injury and fortune any abandoned them within the twenty-eighth minute.
Leonardo Bonucci’s arm to the face of a staggering Joel Veltman went uncorrected despite a power unit review, that means Ronaldo’s thumping header from Miralem Pjanic’s corner was allowed to square.
The equalizer arrived in pace, however. Van DE Beek cushiony Hakim Ziyech’s shot and, unbroken onside by Mattia DE Sciglio, tucked away from the one-on-one chance.
Wojciech Szczesny created two wonderful saves, initial from Ziyech then Van DE Beek, in a very one-sided twenty minutes when the interval, however, the goalkeeper might do nothing regarding DE Light’s commanding header, the young defender soaring higher than Alex Sandro and Daniele Rugani.
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|34′||Ajax||D. van de Beek|
|67′||Ajax||M. de Ligt|
|2||Mattia De Sciglio|
|4||Matthijs De Ligt|
|21||Frenkie de Jong|
|6||Donny van de Beek|
Juventus – Ajax Match Statistics
|3||Shots on goal||4|
|5||Shots off goal||7|
|7||Shots inside box||9|
|6||Shots outside box||5|
— JuventusFC (@juventusfc) April 16, 2019