Chelsea suffered a minor setback the last day at the Stamford Bridge, as arch-rivals Manchester United defeated them in the Carabao Cup, and denied them an opportunity to take part in the Quarters.
Chelsea and Ajax head in Tuesday’s Champions League encounter at Stamford Bridge having both earned six points from their opening three matches in Group H.
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However, as a result of their narrow 1-0 success in Amsterdam last month, the Premier League outfit hold the smallest of advantages over their Dutch rivals.
Chelsea: Arrizabalaga; Azpilicueta, Zouma, Tomori, Alonso; Jorginho, Kovacic; Willian, Mount, Pulisic; Abraham
Ajax: Onana; Mazraoui, Veltman, Blind, Tagliafico; Alvarez, Martinez; Neres, Van de Beek, Ziyech; Tadic
Chelsea vs Ajax Match Info
Date: Tuesday November 5 2019
Kick-off time: 9.00pm EU
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Referee: Gianluca Rocchi (Italy)
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Chelsea were dealt a big stroke of luck away to Ajax two weeks ago – and can take full advantage of it by winning again to seize control of Champions League Group H.
The Eredivisie title-holders seem to be on a mission to get back to their glory days of the past, and their playing style at present is something that reminds the forgotten beauty of this sport.
The former PL champions too are on a mission to get through this tough period, and club legend Frank Lampard has done a great job so far, in delivering with whatever he has been given with.