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Champions League Preview: Ajax – Auxerre

Firing Ahead

Ajax will look to keep their dream of reaching the Champions League knock-out stages alive when they meet an Auxerre side in something of a state of disarray.

The Dutch runners-up are aiming to keep in close contact with Real Madrid and Milan at the summit of the table, and they took a step towards the last 16 three weeks ago when they earned a home draw with the Rossoneri. Though Zlatan Ibrahimovic cancelled out Mounir El Hamdaoui’s opener, a point was enough to keep the Dutch side in contact with the Italians, who face the daunting prospect of a double-header against los Blancos.

A comfortable 3-0 victory over NAC at the weekend provided the Amsterdam club with an excellent springboard into this fixture, and cemented second place in the Eredivisie for Martin Jol’s side.

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kulka2243d ago

2-1 to Ajax though game ahead Auxerre are a decent side