Ajax come into the match tonight with 4 wins in 4 games in their group and have conceded just two goals so far. Beşiktaş got off to a good start as they took the lead over Ajax at half-time, with Rachid Ghezzal scoring from the penalty spot in the 22nd minute after a handshake from Noussair Mazraoui. Great penalty to beat André Onana who guessed right.
Sebastien Haller is a complete change for Ajax when he scored in the 54th and 69th minutes of the game to make it 2-1 to Besiktas after the final whistle. With 5 of 5 wins, Ajax have advanced to the next round, while Besiktas has had a very disappointing UCL campaign with no win in 5 games.
Let’s take a look at how each player of the two teams performed:
Mert Gunok (gk) (October 6) Gunok had a rather quiet day on the field. He made only one save and was never challenged by Ajax attackers.
Francisco Montero (October 6): Center-back Montero didn’t make much of a mark in this game but he managed to manage the defence and keep the pressure on the midfielders.
Domagoj Vida (October 6): Midfielder Vida was holding the ball with the midfielders but had a slow run in this game, making interceptions throughout the game but failing to make a tackle.
Valentin Rosier (October 7): Right-back Rosier performed very well in this match when he took on the main role in the position of winger as well as in attack. He is also trying to create some chances in the game.
Cengiz Umut Meras (7/10): Left-back Meras performed well in this match as he kept possession throughout the game and made a few good tackles.
Miralem Pjanic (8/10): Midfielder Pjanic performed well in this match as he created some great chances and made interceptions in the midfield throughout the game.
Rachid Ghezzal (9/10): Taking the lead on a goal from the penalty spot, Right Wing Ghezzal performed very well in this match as he was the one to score and create many chances.
Mehmet Topal (7/10): Center Topal was sidelined in the first half but he played well in this game keeping the ball and having a good passing distance.
Alex Teixeira (8/10): Attacking midfielder Alex had a chance to score, but he couldn’t do it but he was able to take shots on target.
Cyle Larin (October 7): Central striker Cyle was not in the form of scoring but he still managed to create chances and hit the target.
Georges-Kevin N’koudou (8/10): The left wing didn’t perform well this game but created chances in the game and made a shot.
M. Batshuayi (7/10): Batshuayi was substituted at halftime but he couldn’t do anything special in the game as he marked the middle as well as the striker.
S Ucan: N / A
Andre Onana (gk) (8/10): Andre was at his best in the match. His accurate blocking is very good and can create necessary assists with his teammates.
Noussair Mazraoui (7/10): Right-back played well in the first half and then despite being substituted, he played in a very favorable position on the wing.
Lisandro Martinez (8/10): Make great passes The midfielder played well in this game and made good tackles.
Nicolas Tagliafico (7/10): Nicolas was sharp as he made some important clearances. During the game, he made 40 passes and was able to prevent Wings from getting a chance to score.
Perr Schuurs (7/10): He followed up well throughout the game creating many chances. Schuurs made 2 great interceptions and 6 vital clearances to create delicious chances.
Steven Berghuis (October 8): Berghuis played an important role in Ajax’s performance. In addition to making three crucial interceptions, he also had 89% of his passes, giving Ajax more possession.
Davy Klaassen (October 8): He made some excellent runs in midfield. Although he had 44 touches and one shot on goal. He created some chances in the game.
Ryan Gravenberch (October 7): Ryan had a normal day on the field. His pass completion rate is also very good and is very well watched by defenders.
David Neres (7/10): David also worked very hard with his teammates to create scoring opportunities. He was well managed by the defense and did not allow him to get good scoring positions.
Dusan Tadic (7/10): During the match, Dusan made some very effective runs, passing accuracy rate up to nearly 91%, giving the team more width in the midfield. Yard.
Mohmmed Daramy (8/10): Daramy played 30 minutes but he rarely found his footing in the game and struggled similarly to Tadic to make any impact in the game for Ajax.
S Haller (9/10): Scoring a brace in the second half, Haller performed very well in this match, he was the scorer for Ajax and helped the home team win.
J Wood: None.
D Rensch: None.
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