Benfica v Ajax
UEFA Champions League
Estádio da Luz (Lisbon)
Benfica welcomes Ajax to the Estádio da Luz in Lisbon for the first leg of the UEFA Champions League knockout ties.
The Portuguese side come into this fixture after a (2-2) away draw against Boavista, while the Dutch team secured a narrow (0-1) away win against Willem II.
Head to Head
Benfica 1:1 Ajax – Champions League 07-11-2018
Ajax 1:0 Benfica – Champions League 23-10-2018
Benfica 0:1 Ajax – Club Friendly 26-07-2014
Ajax 2:3 Benfica – LG Armstedam 26-07-2009
Benfica 0:0 Ajax – Champions League 19-04-1972
Ajax 1:0 Benfica – Champions League 05-04-1972
In each of Ajax’s last four Champions League games, over 2.5 goals were recorded.
In each of Benfica’s last five games in all Competitions, at least three goals were scored.
Prediction: Over 2.5 goals