Europa League Final

Ajax 0:2 Manchester United

Ajax 0:2 Man Utd

Friends Arena, Stockholm

Date:
Wed, 24 May 2017
Kick-off:
7:45 pm BST
Status:

Finished

  1. May 19, 2017
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    Lucky McLuckerson The saviour of our season (ask Maradona10)

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    Date - Wednesday, May 24 2017
    Kickoff Time - 1945 Hrs BST

    Venue - The Friends Arena, Stockholm

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    Europa League form guide

    Manchester United: DWDWD

    Ajax: WWLWL


    Previous Meetings

    Manchester United 1 : 2 Ajax

    Ajax 0 : 2 Manchester United

    Manchester United 2 : 0 Ajax

    Ajax 1 : 0 Manchester United


    All-Time Record

    Manchester United wins: 2
    Ajax wins: 2
    Draws: 0


    Pre-Match Pressers

    José Mourinho



    Peter Bosz




    Team News

    Manchester United

    Eric Bailly (Red card vs Celta), Luke Shaw (ankle injury), Marcos Rojo (knee ligament injury) and Zlatan Ibrahimović (knee ligament injury) and Ashley Young ruled out.


    Ajax

    Nick Viergever (Red card vs Lyon) and Daley Sinkgraven ruled out.


    Know the opposition

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    Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax, usually known as Ajax, AFC Ajax, or Ajax Amsterdam (and nicknamed de Godenzonen - Sons of the Gods) is a Dutch professional football club based in Amsterdam - playing in the Eredivisie. The club was founded in Amsterdam on 18 March 1900 by Floris Stempel, Han Dade and Carel Reeser, the second incarnation after a short-lived previous attempt as Football Club Ajax in 1894. The club was named after the mythological hero Ajax, a Greek who fought in the Trojan War against Troy.

    is the most successful club in the Netherlands, with 33 Eredivisie titles and 18 KNVB Cups. It has continuously played in th Eredivisie, the Dutch football top division, since its inception in 1956 and, along with Feyenoord and PSV, it is one of the country's "big three" clubs that have dominated that competition. Ajax is also historically one of the most successful clubs in the world - the club is one of the five teams that has earned to keep the European and to wear a multiple-winner badge; they won consecutively in 1971–1973. In 1972, they completed the continental by winning the Eredivisie, KNVB Cup, and the European Cup.

    Through the years, Ajax has hosted some of the grandest names in football history - including Rinus Michels, Johan Cruyff, Marco Van Basten, Frank Rijkaard, Louis Van Gaal, and Johan Neeskens. Ajax plays at the Amsterdam Arena, which opened in 1996. They previously played at De Meer Stadion and the Amsterdam Olympic Arena (for international matches).


    Referee

    Damir Skomina.​
  2. May 21, 2017
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff Member

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    Romero

    Valencia Smalling Blind Darmian
    Herrera
    Fellaini Pogba
    Mkhitaryan Rashford Lingard​

    Jones instead of Smalling and Carrick instead of Fellaini the only alternatives if the former aren't fit.
  3. May 21, 2017
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    ClosetDevil Full Member

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    Must win.
  4. May 21, 2017
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    podurban2 Full Member

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    Can't see anything else than this really.
  5. May 21, 2017
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    Reynoldo Full Member

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    Let's do it!
  6. May 21, 2017
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    Bwuk Full Member

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    Yeah think this team is a cert.
  7. May 21, 2017
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    Raw Full Member

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    The difference between a good season and an awful season.

    Win at all costs. I don't care how. A deflection in the 5th minute and United parking the bus all game. A last minute own goal. A controversial penalty. Who cares, just get the fecking win.
  8. May 21, 2017
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    Vito Corleone Full Member

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    Make or break.
  9. May 21, 2017
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    Sied I..erm..love U2, baby?

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    Here weeeeee goooooooooooo!
  10. May 21, 2017
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    ClosetDevil Full Member

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    I think Carrick has a chance to start.
  11. May 21, 2017
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    pseudo_canadian Full Member

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    Do or die.
  12. May 21, 2017
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    JTW95 Gullible sausage

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    Just win the fecking thing.

    I am actually really excited for this game though. Not the one we want to be in but it is still a European final and a massive prize for the winner with the CL Spot.
  13. May 21, 2017
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    Van Piorsing Lost his light sabre

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    Heaven or hell.
  14. May 21, 2017
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    AXVnee7 Full Member

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    The big one! Come on United!
  15. May 21, 2017
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    Jacky Quacky made eight consecutive posts about Fellaini once

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    Romero
    Valencia Blind Jones Darmian
    Herrera
    Fellaini Pogba
    Lingard Rashford Mkhitaryan
  16. May 21, 2017
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    LawCharltonBest dog poo sniffer

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    Ajax 0-2 United
  17. May 21, 2017
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    ash_86 Full Member

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    Jose doesn't lose finals.
  18. May 21, 2017
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    Ixion Full Member

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    De Gea
    Valencia Smalling Blind Darmian
    Herrera Carrick
    Mkhitaryan Pogba Mata
    Rashford

    That isn't what it will be but what I'd go for.
  19. May 21, 2017
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    Android1974 Full Member

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    He did, at least twice.
  20. May 21, 2017
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    Adisa Full Member

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    Biggest game in years.
  21. May 21, 2017
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    Irrational. Full Member

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    Without a doubt. Today's selection has cemented this selection. Our best XI considering the circumstance.

    Can see Carrick, Jones and Martial/ Mata coming on as our subs.

    Nervous as feck. :nervous:
  22. May 21, 2017
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    Pexbo has never watched Star Wars

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    Play the U9's or some fashionable phrase.
  23. May 21, 2017
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    Scorpy Absolutely crapping it and loving it!

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    Losing this would be a fecking tragedy.

    No pressure, lads.
  24. May 21, 2017
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    Jacko21 Full Member

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    Jose's ready.

    Go and do what you do best... mastermind a victory in a major final.
  25. May 21, 2017
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    Red Katie Full Member

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    We could do with a win here
  26. May 21, 2017
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    Red Katie Full Member

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    And they need to consider the Caf's well being. Imagine this place if we lose.
  27. May 21, 2017
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    shaky Full Member

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    Squeaky bum time. It's going to be a torturous game to watch unless we can get a nice early 2 goal lead.
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    United vs Benfica
    United vs Barcelona
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    United vs Ajax....
  29. May 21, 2017
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    Amadaeus Ooh, rock me!

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    Stobzilla Official Team Perv

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    Aye, Chelsea sticks out like a sore thumb in that.
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    RedTiger Full Member

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    :lol: Seriously though, these are the nights that Football are made of.
  32. May 21, 2017
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    el3mel Full Member

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    Just grab the trophy by any means possible, I don't care how.

    Winning this will leave me happy the whole summer, losing this will leave a salty and bitter taste in mouth for months.
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    Wednesday at Stoke Full Member

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    Romero
    Valencia Smalling Jones Blind
    Herrera
    Fellaini Pogba
    Lingard Rashford Mkhitaryan
    Carrick on for Fellaini once the bog picks up the inevitable yellow card around 60 mins.
  34. May 21, 2017
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    Walters_19_MuFc Full Member

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    What a massive game!
  35. May 21, 2017
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    MullerUtd Full Member

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    Can Ajax just roll over for us? :lol:
    After all, they still can qualify for the Champions League via the playoff even if they lose this but its do or die for us.
  36. May 21, 2017
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    Ixion Full Member

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    I would have expected Mata to be on the bench at least today if he wasn't starting on Wednesday.
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    bosnian_red Worst scout to ever exist

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    Romero
    Valencia Smalling Blind Darmian
    Herrera Fellaini Pogba
    Lingard Rashford Mkhitaryan​

    Carrick/jones possibly for fella or smalling. Will be a tough game, but if we match ajax's motivation and everyone shows up then we'll win.
  38. May 21, 2017
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    Raw Full Member

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    It's been 22 years since they last won a European trophy, they'll be desperate to win.
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    Android1974 Full Member

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    Everybody's asking and expecting a 4-3-3, but I feel Mourinho could also go for a 4-2-3-1, specially if Fellaini is not ok, and making room for both Lingard and Mata.
  40. May 21, 2017
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    Chorley1974 Lady Ole

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    It is bloody gargantuan, it's make or break for Mou in season1, and the consequences don't get much bigger for a one off game. #nervous #excited