The saviour of our season (ask Maradona10)
- Nov 5, 2016
Date - Wednesday, May 24 2017
Kickoff Time - 1945 Hrs BST
Venue - The Friends Arena, Stockholm
Europa League form guide
Manchester United: DWDWD
Manchester United 1 : 2 Ajax
Ajax 0 : 2 Manchester United
Manchester United 2 : 0 Ajax
Ajax 1 : 0 Manchester United
Manchester United wins: 2
Ajax wins: 2
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.
Nick Viergever (Red card vs Lyon) and Daley Sinkgraven ruled out.
Know the opposition
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).