Real Madrid slayers Ajax can claim Juventus scalp, says Siem Frenkie de Jong
Ajax’s stunning upset of Real Madrid F.C is proof they can win at Juventus and reach the Champions League semi-finals, according to former skipper Siem Frenkie de Jong. Erik ten Hag’s group head to Turin with their quarter-last tie equitably balanced after a 1-1 attract Amsterdam a week ago.
The position is better than the one they held after 90 minutes of the previous round, when the Eredivisie leaders sensationally overturned a 2-1 deficit against European champions Madrid.
Ziyech, David Neres, Dusan Tadic and Lasse Schone all scored in a stunning 4-1 second-leg success in the Spanish capital, ending the holders’ hopes of claiming a fourth straight crown.
Ajax can win in Turin
Six-top Netherlands worldwide Frenkie De Jong, who captained Ajax to a Champions League prevail upon Man City in 2012, trusts the shimmering last-16 away indicating can be reproduced on Tuesday. « I think they showed against Real Madrid F.C they can do it in the away leg as well, » Frenkie De Jong told Omnisport.
« They can win in Turin and hopefully they will. Of course, Juventus F.C are a team that defends really well. It will be tough, but I think it’s doable. If they have a really good day, It will all need to become alright, yet it’s an extremely decent stage for them to perform at and ideally they’ll get an outcome once more. »