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Cristiano Ronaldo
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E. Can
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M. de Ligt
L. Schöne
1 - 2
D. van de Beek
H. Ziyech
1 - 1
Cristiano Ronaldo
M. Pjanić
1 - 0

Match Stats

51% 49%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 3 4
Total Passes 412 402
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Juventus will be crushed by this defeat but will have to pick themselves if they are to claim the Serie A title against Fiorentina in their next game. Ajax, however, play Groningen away from home as they continue their fierce Eredivisie title race with PSV before the semi-finals of the Champions League.
There goes the full-time whistle! Ajax are into the semi-finals of the Champions League! They knocked holders Real Madrid out and now they've claimed the scalp of Ronaldo and Juventus. They went behind as the Portuguese headed in from a corner, but a fortuitous deflection allowed Van de Beek to equalise just minutes later. Midway through the second half, teenage sensation and club captain De Ligt rose highest to power a header in and put Ajax ahead and give them a second, vital away goal! They dominated the rest of the match and saw out a famous 2-1 victory on the night - 3-2 on aggregate! Manchester City or Tottenham await.
Cristiano Ronaldo
Yellow Card
90' + 3' Ronaldo clatters into Veltman, leaving him in a heap on the floor and earning himself a yellow card. That is most likely the Portuguese's last act in this season's Champions League. 
90' + 1' Just three minutes added on. Ajax are on the verge of an incredible result! 
90' It's all very scrappy in the final third for Juventus now. They appeal for a very dubious handball as Bentancur crosses into Blind inside the box from close range and then Cancelo concedes an unnecessary foul. VAR checks the claim, but there's nothing doing and Ajax restart play from the free-kick.
K. Huntelaar
H. Ziyech
88' Real Madrid and AC Milan old boy Huntelaar now enters the fray, with Ziyech making way. He'll lead the line and allow Tadic to shift out to the right. 
87' Frustration is setting in for Juventus as Rugani gives away a cheap foul on Tadic in a promising position. There's not long left all now and they still have a lot to do.
85' Ajax could be about to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League for the first time since 1996-97, and they could become the first Dutch side to do so since PSV in 2004-05. What a historic result this could be!
83' MISS! Ajax are still knocking on the door and they are having all the chances. Schone is the latest to try his luck, but he skews wide from inside the box. 
L. Magallán
D. Sinkgraven
82' Substitute Sinkgraven departs for Magallan as Erik ten Hag looks to see out the game. 
R. Bentancur
F. Bernardeschi
80' Bernardeschi is now replaced by Bentancur. An odd substitution, bringing on a central midfielder for a winger when chasing the game. Perhaps the idea is to get Ronaldo in a more central position.
79' NO GOAL!! Ziyech tries to cut it back from the left and Neres is tackled. The ball comes back to him and he curls the sweetest of strikes into the top-right corner with his weaker right foot, but the flag goes up for offside! VAR then checks and confirms the decision. 
78' SAVE! De Ligt and Ronaldo compete for a cross in the air and it comes off a combination of the both of them and Onana gathers!
77' Neres is sent scampering through into the box but he has a defender for company. Instead of taking a shot, he tries to be a bit too clever and back-heel towards Ziyech, but it's intercepted! 
75' MISS! Kean meets a right-wing cross with his head but can only glance wide of the target! Juventus are desperate now - they need to score twice without reply. 
74' MISS! Huge chance for Ajax! A dink forward is dealt with poorly and Ziyech has the opportunity to play it over the top for Neres inside the box. He goes for a first-time effort as the ball drops for him but his contact is scruffy and it bounces over Szczesny and clears the crossbar! What an opportunity!
72' Ronaldo has scored in his last six Champions League games against Ajax, netting nine goals in total. The Portuguese has also scored 51% of his total goals in the competition in the knockout stages (65/126). But the forward will have to do even more if he is going to stand a chance of winning the competition fora fourth consecutive year.
70' MISS! So close for Schone! He goes to Szczesny's side with power and it dips just the wrong side of the post! Not a bad effort at all. 
E. Can
Yellow Card
69' Can hacks Ziyech down and earns himself a booking, prompting a furious reaction. The set-piece is within shooting range, and Schone stands over it. 
L. Schöne
67' Schone's delivery was spot-on and De Ligt showed great desire to win the aerial duel. The skipper has stepped up with a big, big goal for his side. 
M. de Ligt
67' GOAL!!! DE LIGT MAKES IT 2-1 TO AJAX!! The underdogs take the lead for the first time in the tie and it could prove significant! De Ligt meets a corner above Sandro and powers a header down and into the back of the net! Juventus are shell-shocked!
65' CHANCE! An outstanding ball from Tadic sets Ziyech free on the left. He elects not to shoot, however, and instead tries to square for De Jong, but he gets it wrong and it's cleared! Tadic's pass was top-notch and he will rightly feel that a goal should have come from it.
João Cancelo
M. De Sciglio
64' Cancelo is now introduced for De Sciglio at right-back. He provided the assist for Ronaldo's goal int eh first leg and will hope to do the same again tonight.
62' INTERCEPTION! Huge chance for Ajax! Neres switches well towards Tadic on the right and he squares back across goal for Ziyech, but Pjanic manages to slide in and clear away! What an interception! That would have been a certain goal!
61' MISS! Ronaldo takes a lovely touch on his thigh and skips past Blind before playing Kean in on the right. The youngster drives away from his man but can only fidn the side-netting from a tight angle! 
59' Juventus have opened up a little more going forward and are getting caught out a bit in transition when they lose the ball in the Ajax half. They clearly want to win the game in normal time, but if they concede a second goal they will be put out by any result that isn't a victory.
57' SAVE!! What a save by Szczesny! Ajax work some intricate football inside the box but Ziyech's shot is blocked. It comes out to Van de Beek, who sets himself and curls right towards the top corner, forcing a spectacular diving save from the Polish goalkeeper at full stretch! 
55' MISS! A corner finds Ronaldo at the back post, but this time he can't make a clean connection with his header and he skews it wide! For a man of his incredibly lofty standards, that was a real chance. 
54' Ajax have seemed to find their rhythm in the second half and Juventus are on the back foot. They've lost a little of the intensity in their pressing and the Dutch outfit are getting at them far more.
52' SAVE! What a chance for Ajax! The visitors have men over and Van de Beek works it wide to Ziyech on the right. However, the angle closes on him and his eventual attempt at the near post is saved well by Szczesny! That was a really good opportunity.
51' MISS! Blind meets the corner but can't keep his header down and it sails harmlessly over the bar. 
50' BLOCK! Ajax work the ball forward and play some lovely, intricate football in Juventus' third before laying off Van de Beek to strike first-time from the edge of the box. It's deflected behind for a corner, but the build-up was excellent. 
48' Juventus win the ball back on the left and slide it through for Matuidi to chase towards the byline. He tries to cut it back towards Kean but it's just intercepted and booted clear. 
46' We're back underway for the start of the second half!
M. Kean
P. Dybala
46' Bold substitution from Allegri - Kean replaces Dybala up front at half-time. 
Juventus have pressed much better and Ajax aren't the fluid force they were in the first leg. The visitors are missing Tagliafico's drive from left-back as well. However, they're still on level terms and the tie is still in the balance. The hosts' goalscoring burden in the latter stages of the competition are well and truly on Ronaldo's shoulders - he's scored all of their five goals so far since making it out of the group stages.
There goes the half-time whistle! Ronaldo opened the scoring as he powered a header into the bottom corner from a corner, but Ajax struck back just six minutes later when Ziyech's shot was deflected into the path of Van de Beek to slot home from close range. It's a tight affair in Turin and there's all still to play for in the second half. It's 1-1 at the break!
45' + 4' BLOCK! Ronaldo can't get the height he needs on it and goes for pure power, smashing his shot off the wall and out for a throw-in. 
45' + 3' Ronaldo is clearly the driving force of this Juventus side and he drags his side up the field before earning a free-kick in a central position some distance from goal. He lines it up menacingly.
45' + 1' There are FIVE minutes of added time at the end of the first half thanks to the early injury to Mazraoui. Can either side snatch a lead to take into the second period? 
44' Bernardeshi loses his cool as Van de Beek grabs hold of the ball when a Juventus throw is awarded, pushing the Dutch midfielder. He needs to be careful, or he risks putting his team's semi-final qualification in jeopardy. 
42' The game is taking on a fiery edge as the game is plagued by a series of fouls. Both sides are well up for this.
40' Juventus players can still be seen appealing to the referee about an earlier decision that went against them shortly before they conceded. Blind appeared to catch Can just as he was running into the box, but the official did not award a penalty and moments later, Ajax equalised. 
38' CHANCE! Szczesny clears under pressure and it comes off Tadic, who is working hard to close down. Ziyech picks up the pieces and lines up a shot into the empty net, but the whistle goes for handball against the forward! 
36' If the scoreline stays this way until the end of the match, the game will be heading for extra-time and possibly penalties. Ajax are proving again that they can compete with Europe's elite names. 
H. Ziyech
34' Ziyech's initial attempt appeared ill-advised, but a fortuitous deflection saw him inadvertently set Van de Beek up for the simplest of goals!  
D. van de Beek
34' GOAL!! AJAX ARE LEVEL!! A left-wing cross comes out to Ziyech and he takes a speculative shot at goal. It deflects through the crowd and straight into the path of Van de Beek, who is one-on-one with Szczesny and slots calmly into the far corner! It's 1-1!
31' SAVE! There's a scramble in the box as Juventus press high, searching for a second. Pjanic takes a snap-shot at goal and it sails into the grateful arms of Onana.
29' The goal is reviewed by VAR due to suspicion of a foul in the build-up. However, the footage reveals that De Ligt pushes his team-mate Veltman towards the ball, casuing him to stumble and allow Ronaldo a free header. The goal stands! 
M. Pjanić
28' Pjanic's delivery was superb and had plenty of pace on it for Ronaldo to thump a header past the goalkeeper!
Cristiano Ronaldo
28' GOAL!! JUVENTUS TAKE THE LEAD! Ronaldo meets the corner with his head and bullets the ball into the bottom corner past a static Onana! He had no chance of saving that! It's 1-0 to Juventus! 
27' BLOCK! Bernardesch dances into the box and cuts inside on his favoured left foot, but his attempted shot is blocked behind for a corner by Blind.
26' Veltman is found by Schone in a decent crossing position on the right, but his attempted delivery is poor and flies out of play. 
24' Juventus are pressing far more effectively than they did in the first leg, refusing Ajax space to build through the middle as they did in the first leg. 
22' SAVE! Ronaldo earns a corner but the initial delivery is cleared out to Dybala, who hits a sweet, dipping strike that Onana does excellently to hold on to!
21' MISS! Neres' quick feet earn him a yard of space inside a crowded Juventus box. He plays a neat one-two but can't get on the end of it as the ball deflects away from him, but it's into the path of Van de Beek just a couple of yards out! He dives to turn it home but can only divert the ball over the bar! What a miss! 
19' A Juventus attack breaks down and Ajax counter quickly. It's worked superbly out to Ziyech on the right, but without support he cuts back and is eventually crowded out. Opportunities are few and far between at present.
17' It's lumped long towards Ronaldo but De Ligt deals with the situation very well. He consistently displays maturity beyond his years. 
15' De Sciglio plays a very strange long ball to Sandro on the opposite flank in their own third under pressure, but the Brazilian navigates it well and earns a throw-in.
13' Schone has slid into a couple of late challenges now, first on Matuidi and this time on Sandro. He's given a talking-to by the referee and he'll surely see yellow the next time he dives in and doesn't get the ball.
D. Sinkgraven
N. Mazraoui
11' That change is now made and Sinkgraven is the man to replace Mazraoui at left-back.
9' Mazraoui has gone down again off the ball and it looks like his night is already over. He must have pulled something when trying to reach the ball ahead of Dybala and will have to be replaced. 
7' It could be bad news for Ajax as Mazraoui - standing in for the suspended Tagliafico at left-back - goes down after stretching for the ball and limps to the sidelines for treatment. He comes back on, although he still doesn't look quite right.
5' CHANCE! Onana takes his time clearing from a back-pass as Ronaldo charges him down and the goalkeeper's attempted clearance comes back off the forward and behind for a goal-kick! The shot-stopper breathes a sigh of relief.
4' BLOCK! The ball breaks kindly for De Sciglio and he takes a swing at it first-time from the right side of the box, but it's deflected clear of goal! 
3' It's a cagey start to proceedings as Ajax keep a compact shape while Juventus probe for openings.
1' We're off at the Allianz Stadium! 
Juventus are unbeaten in their last 10 meetings with Ajax in all competitions, the joint-longest such run for one side against another in European matches (also Bayern Munich vs Benfica).
Ajax have been eliminated on two of the three previous occasions they've drawn the first leg of a Champions League knockout tie at home, most recently in the last 16 against Inter in the 2005-06 season. However, the Eredivisie leaders are unbeaten in their last four fixtures against Italian opposition (W2 D2). 
The tie is delicately poised after a 1-1 draw in Amsterdam, with goals from Ronaldo and Neres either side of half-time. It was just the third time Juventus have drawn the first leg of a Champions League knockout match away from home - they progressed against Rosenborg in the 1996-97 quarter-final, and were eliminated by Man Utd in the 1998-99 semi-final.
Ajax, however, do not have the luxury of a 20-point lead at the top of the table in their domestic league and rested just two players from the first leg as they demolished Excelsior 6-2 in the Eredivisie. Hat-trick hero Huntelaar finds himself back on the bench, while Schone and Veltman return to the line-up. Nicolas Tagliafico is suspended, meaning Mazraoui continues at full-back. Hassane Bande and Carel Eiting are long-term absentees.
Massimiliano Allegri makes nine changes to the much-changed Juventus side that suffered just a second Serie A defeat this season - a 2-1 loss against SPAL. Cancelo and Bentancur started in Amsterdam, but find themselves on the bench today as Can returns from injury and De Sciglio gets the nod at right-back, while Dybala replaces the injured Mario Mandzukic in attack. Giorgio Chiellini and Douglas Costa are also sidelined. 
Ajax substitutes: Dani de Wit, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, Daley Sinkgraven, Lisandro Magallan, Kasper Dolberg, Bruno Varela, Jurgen Ekkelenkamp
Ajax XI (4-2-3-1): Andre Onana; Joel Veltman, Matthijs de Ligt, Daley Blind, Noussair Mazraoui; Lasse Schone, Frenkie de Jong; Hakim Ziyech, Donny van de Beek, David Neres; Dusan Tadic
Juventus substitutes: Rodrigo Bentancur, Andrea Barzagli, Sami Khedira, Carlo Pinsoglio, Moise Kean, Joao Cancelo, Leonardo Spinazzola
Juventus XI (4-3-3): Wojciech Szczesny; Mattia De Sciglio, Leonardo Bonucci, Daniele Rugani, Alex Sandro; Emre Can, Miralem Pjanic, Blaise Matuidi; Federico Bernardeschi, Paulo Dybala, Cristiano Ronaldo
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