Champions League – Qualifications: Ajax vs Rapid Vienna

Ajax vs Rapid Vienna Betting Tip and Predictions. In the second leg of the qualifications for the UEFA Champions League, Ajax host Rapid.

The first match was finished without winner 2-2, so this is open and both teams still have a chance to qualify in the last round and try to qualify in the group phase of UEFA Champions league.

Ajax is in the better position because they have managed to score two goals in the first leg and for them would be acceptable draw of 0-0 or 1-1. Their coach Frank de Boer said that they learned from the first match against Rapid and that their main goal in this game will to keep a clean sheet. Team from Amsterdam could finish the job in the first leg – they had a lead of two goals at the half-time, but Rapid back in the game despite the fact that they played with 10 players almost the whole second half.

Rapid didn’t manage to make an advantage at home and now they don’t have a choice – they have to score at least one goal and save their net in order to keep the chance to qualify in CL. They showed their strengths in Vienna when they manage to score two goals with 10 men. Team from Austria have quality and I can’t be sure that Ajax will go in the next round easy.

Ajax vs Rapid Vienna injuries and suspensions

Home team still have problems with injured and suspended players from the last season. Serero (29/1 m), Andersen (27/2 m) and Boilesen (22/0 d) are all injured, newcomer Younes (f) will not play, while van der Hoorn (15/2 d) is suspended. On the other side, Rapid will be without injured Schrammel (1/0 d), Kuen (0/0 m) and Pavelic (0/0 d), while Schwab (2/1 m) who got the red card in the first leg is out due to suspension.

Ajax vs Rapid Vienna Betting Tip and Predictions

As I wrote above, Ajax have an advantage and good chances to go through and I guess that they will do their best to secure their net and try to make something in attack. Rapid have nothing to lose and they have to attack from the first minute and try to score, which can make many open space for Ajax attackers. I expect an open match and both teams to score.

Ajax vs Rapid Vienna Betting Tip: BTS @ 1.73 (Bet365)

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