December 06, 2021 3:21 PM
Last modified date: December 06, 2021 4:58 PM
Trystan Pugh

Group Stage – Ajax vs Sporting CP Preview & Prediction

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THE FACTS

When is Ajax vs Sporting CP taking place? Ajax vs Sporting CP will take place on Tuesday 7th December, 2021 at 20:00 (UK)

Where is Ajax vs Sporting CP taking place? Ajax vs Sporting CP will take place at Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam

Where can I get tickets for Ajax vs Sporting CP? Ticket information for Ajax vs Sporting CP can be found on each club’s official website

What TV channel is Ajax vs Sporting CP on in the UK? Ajax vs Sporting CP will be televised live on BT Sport

Where can I stream Ajax vs Sporting CP in the UK? BT Sport subscribers can stream Ajax vs Sporting CP live via the BT Sport website & app

THE TEAM NEWS

AJAX

PREDICTED XI (4-3-3): Onana; Mazraoui, Timber, Martinez, Blind; Alvarez, Berghuis, Gravenberch; Antony, Haller, Tadic

UNAVAILABLE: Klaiber (Injured), Kudus (Injured), Stekelenburg (Injured)

QUESTIONABLE:

SPORTING CP

PREDICTED XI (3-4-2-1): Adan; Luis Carlos, Inacio, Feddal; Porro, Ugarte, Matheus Nunes, Matheus Reis; Pote, Sarabia; Paulinho

UNAVAILABLE: Jovane (Injured), Vinagre (Injured), Palhinha (Injured), Coates (Illness)

QUESTIONABLE:

THE PREDICTION

Ajax have totally dominated Group C and are one of only three teams – the others being Liverpool and Bayern Munich – who are bidding to finish the group stage with a 100% record and that is the only thing riding on this game as visiting Sporting cannot be overtaken in second. There was a gulf in class in the reverse fixture between the two with Ajax running out 1-5 winners thanks in large part to a four-goal haul from in-form striker Sebastien Haller, and while the Portuguese side have improved since then and can be expected to put up a stronger fight, you’d still have to side with this impressive Ajax side.

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