Ajax’s hopes of reaching the knockout rounds of this year’s Champions League competition were shattered on Thursday after Amsterdam Mars lost 4-2 to Napoli and Liverpool were overwhelmed 1-7 by Rangers.
Third place in Group A is the most realistic option for Ajax, who have three points from four games.
Last week, Ajax lost 6-1 to Napoli in the first leg in what was the worst defeat in European football.
“It may sound a little strange that we just lost 4-2, but I think we played a good game,” Dutch coach Alfred Schreuder told RTL7 after Wednesday’s game. “I have to admit [Napoli] A formidable enemy. You can see it in the way they play, the tempo, everything.
Ajax will play Liverpool at home on 26 October and Rangers away on 1 November.
On Thursday night Alkmaar’s AZ, PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord will all be in action in European football.
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