AJA vs ATN Dream11 Prediction: Ajax and Atalanta will go for the shoot to get a spot in the last-16 of UEFA Champions League at Amsterdam ArenA on Wednesday night (IST). Here is everything you may want to know about AJA vs ATN Dream 11 Match Prediction.
Ajax lost the last match against Liverpool and sit at the third one point behind Atalanta heading into this match. That means, the Dutch giant need to win this game to finish second in the group which has already been won by Liverpool. While a point will be enough for Atalanta to go through to the next round.
Ajax vs Atalanta: Champions League Fixtures
Date & Time: 11:25 PM (IST), 9 December
Venue: Amsterdam ArenA
Ajax: Started the current season with a 1-0 win over Osasuna, and managed to carve out a 0-0 draw away at Deportivo Alaves. (WD).
Atalanta: Betis' winning start to the season was snapped up by the reigning champions Ajax after a 2-3 home defeat last week. (WWL).
Head-to-head (last five meetings):
The 2019-20 season was the first time Atalanta tasted the Champions League football. And so, the reverse fixture, which ended 2-2, was the first-ever meeting between these two teams in the UEFA Champions League.
Ajax Wins- 00
Atalanta Wins– 00
Last meeting: 2-2 Draw. Ajax were the host in that match.
Live Streaming Champions League Fixtures: Sony Sports Network has the official rights to broadcast Champions League Fixtures matches in India.
AJA vs ATN Dream11 Prediction Team News, Injury Report, Starting Lineups
Ajax Team News
Injury Report, Unavailability: Three players have been ruled out from Ajax's matchday roster. Noussair Mazraoui, David Neres, and Mohammed Kudus three are nursing injuries and will be missing this crucial encounter against Atalanta.
Expected changes: Expect Ten Hag to name his strongest possible playing 11 here. That means, Traore, who was benched for the Liverpool game, should start here with Tadic and Antony operating as attacking wingers in AJA vs ATN Dream11 Team Prediction match.
Blind should once again start as centre-back alongside Schuurs, while the likes of Klaiber and Tagliafico should provide the width.
Ajax Starting XI (probables):
Atalanta Team News
Injury Report, Unavailability: If Atalanta are to go through to the next round, they will have to do without at least five key players.
Robin Gosens and Aleksey Miranchuk are definitely amongst the absentees having tested positive for COVID-19.
In addition, Mattia Caldara, Pierluigi Gollini, and Sam Lammers are also out of this game due to injury-related issues.
Expected changes: Former Sevilla player Luis Muriel should get the nod up front with Columbia teammate Zapata leading the lines.
Atalanta Starting XI (probables):
AJA vs ATN Dream11 Teams
GK: A Onana
DEF: H Hateboer, N Tagliafico, D Blind
MID: A Gomez (VC), R Freuler, M D Roon, R Gravenberch, D Klassen
FW: D Zapata, D Tadic (C)
Duvan Zapata: Atalanta's big-man has everything in his repertoire to make the noise here in this match. He is good in the air and is equally skillful with the ball under his feet. He is a good captain option in Dream 11 prediction teams.
Games: 14 (this season)
Dusan Tadic: One of the best players on Ajax's roster at the moment. The former Southampton forward can pick that game-defining pass and carries threat in front of the goal as well.
Games: 21(this season)
X-factors, differential picks
David Neres: Should do better for the vast talent he has. The young Brazilian can't be ignored. Consider him a dark horse in this match.
Games: 12 (this season)
Alejandro Gómez: One of Atalanta's finest players. He can do almost anything on the football pitch, be it setting his teammates up or finding the back of the net for himself.
AJA vs ATN Today Match Prediction Football Match
Bet 365 Odds
Ajax To Win: 2.10 Or 47.62% chance to win
Draw: 4.00 Or 25.00% chance to win
Atalanta to Win: 3.00 Or 33.33% chance to win
Ajax To Win: 2.20 Or 45.45% chance to win
Draw: 3.80 Or 26.32% chance to win
Atalanta to Win: 3.00 Or 33.33% chance to win
This is not a regular group-stage game. This is a shoot-out for the last-16. There's no exaggeration in saying that this game could define the season for either team. But considering Atalanta's injury issues and not to mention that they are the away team here, the away team is likely to be under pressure right from the off. As you can see, the Today Match Prediction odds above, the home team is being seen as a slight favorite to win this match. So choose your AJA vs ATN Dream11 Match Prediction teams wisely.
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