The Portuguese team, Benfica, qualified for the quarter-finals of the European Champions League, after its precious victory over its host Ajax, with a clear goal, in the meeting that brought them together on Tuesday evening, at the “Johan Cruyff” stadium, in the second leg of the 16th round of the competition for the current season 2021-2022, and it was a confrontation The match between the two teams ended in a 2-2 draw.

A negative tie settled the first half of Ajax’s meeting with its Portuguese guest, Benfica, and the Dutch team had the most control over the course of the game in the first half of the match and threatened Benfica’s goal on more than one occasion.

In the second half, Darwin Nunez scored the goal for Benfica to win the match from a header, taking advantage of the wrong exit from Ajax goalkeeper Onana, to lead the team to the quarter-finals.

Ajax started the match with the following formation: Onana, Tamper, Alvarez, Gravenberch, Tadic, Anthony, Nassir Mazraoui, Blind, Martinez, Haller, Burgess.

On the other hand, Benfica will play the match with a formation consisting of: Flashodimos, Gilberto, Grimaldo, Vertonghen, Everton, Nunez, Silva, Vegel, Otamendi, Taarabt, Ramos.

Benfica joined the German teams, Bayern Munich, Real Madrid and Atletico, the Spanish, Manchester City and Liverpool, the English, in the quarter-finals.

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