Ajax – Benfica – Review for 15.03.2022
Ajax hosts Benfica at the Johan Cruijff Arena in a second game from the Champions
League 1/8-finals. Keep up with us and our football best betting tips for this match.
No team has an advantage here after the 2-2 draw in the first leg in Lisboa. The away goal
rule is not valid anymore so the tie is completely even right now. Ajax has one particular
advantage, though – they are playing at home.
It was a dramatic first leg in Lisboa. Ajax’s top scorer Sebastian Haller scored himself an
own goal, but he also managed to score for his team as well. Dusan Tadic scored for the
Dutch team as well while Roman Yaremchuk scored the other one for Benfica.
On Friday Ajax got another win in the Dutch Eredivisie. Eric ten Hag’s team paid a visit to
Cambuur and fought for a 3-2 win at the Cambuur Stadion. Tadic and Haller scored again
but the real hero was Ryan Gravenberch who scored the winner in the 92th minute of the
Meanwhile Benfica made a disappointing draw at home in the Portuguese Primeira Liga.
The Eagles hosted Vizela at Da Luz, but surprisingly only got a point after a 1-1 draw.
Cassiano opened the score for the visitors while Henrique Araujo equalised for Benfica.
Surely the club’s fans expected more in this game. Benfica remain third in the Primeira
Liga standings behind Porto and Sporting.
Sebastian Haller remains Ajax’s most significant weapon this season. The French striker is
making a wonderful impression with his performance for the Dutch club. This season
Haller has scored the tremendous 11 goals in 7 games in the Champions League.
Benfica’s defense should be very careful with him.
That’s the football best betting tips for the Champions League 1/8-finals game between
Ajax and Benfica. One of these two teams will reach the 1/4-finals. But which one?