Aston Villa sweeps Ajax in four and qualifies for the quarter-finals in the European Conference League

Team sweep Aston Villa vs. Ajax Amsterdam, with a score of 4-0, in the match that was held between them on Thursday evening at Villa Park, in the second leg of the round of 16 of the European Conference League for the current season 2023-24..

Aston Villa vs Ajax

The goals of the match were scored by Ollie Watkins, Leon Bailly, John Doran, and Moussa Diaby in the 25th, 60th, 75th, and 81st minutes respectively for Aston Villa.

With this result, Aston Villa qualified for the quarter-finals of the European Conference League, benefiting from the goalless draw that ended in the first leg between the two clubs.

The team of Spanish coach Unai Emery succeeded in winning and passing to the quarter-finals, armed with the stadium and the audience to reach the farthest point in the continental competition and compete for the title..

While the Dutch team Ajax Amsterdam failed to achieve a surprise, whether by winning or drawing, reaching penalty kicks and winning in the end to snatch the ticket to qualify for the quarter-finals..

Aston Villa and Ajax match

Aston Villa and Ajax entered the match after stumbling at the local level, as Aston Villa lost 4-0 in the last round to Tottenham in the English Premier League, while Ajax settled for a disappointing draw with its guest Fortuna Sittard 2-2 in the Dutch League..

Aston Villa occupies fourth place in the English Premier League standings with 55 points, but faces fierce competition for the direct qualification spot for the Champions League next season from Tottenham, which is two points behind it in fifth place, and Manchester United, which is in sixth place with 47 points, and which it beat twice in the league this year. season.

While Ajax, which is in fifth place in the Dutch League standings, has 40 points to its credit, which may not be present in the European championships next season due to its presence in that position in the Dutch League.

Aston Villa vs Ajax

Aston Villa formation was as follows:

Goalkeeper: Martinez.

Defense line: Cash, Diego Carlos, Douglas Luiz, Pau Torres.

Midfield: Rogers, McGinn, Diaby, Alex Moreno.

Offensive line: Watkins, Billy.

While the Ajax formation was as follows:

Goalkeeper: Ramage.

Defense line: Sutalo, Kaplan, Hato.

Midfield: Wrench, Henderson, Manfric, Sosa.

Offensive line: Helenson, Proby, Taylor.

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