Good evening and welcome to this live blog.

Here we, Mitch Marinus and Robbert van der Linde, will keep you informed about the duels in the Champions League, with special attention to Ajax.

  • Champions League

  • Group stage (second round)

  • Past:

  • Atalanta-Ajax


  • Liverpool-Midtjylland


Atalanta-Ajax · a few seconds ago

Gasparini satisfied with point after 'nice test'

Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasparini is happy with a point against Ajax.

"We were especially sloppy in the final phase of our attacks. It was not easy at a high pace, because Ajax put a lot of pressure", said Gasperini.

“We put in a very good performance against a team that plays fast and attacking football. It was a nice test for us. to reach the level of Ajax in that part. "

Atalanta-Ajax 7 minutes ago

At first glance, Antony's injury seems to be not that bad, Erik ten Hag reports during the press conference afterwards.

"It was a serious violation, the stud marks are on the side of his fibula and ankle," said the Ajax coach about Ruslan Malinovskiy's violation.

Antony had to take a stretcher off the field, but according to Ten Hag, there is no need to fear a serious injury.

7 minutes ago

Liverpool-Midtjylland 16 minutes ago

A nice milestone: the goal of Diogo Jota on behalf of Liverpool tonight is number ten thousand for the English club.

🔴 Diogo Jota celebrates after scoring the 10,000th goal in Liverpool's history in all competitions!



Avatar AuthorUEFA Champions LeagueMoment of places22: 21 - 27 October 2020

Atalanta-Ajax 19 minutes ago

Antony was at times elusive to the defenders of Atalanta.

He gave Hans Hateboer this beautiful panna in the first half.

It is possible that the Brazilian was the target of a few attacks in the second half and was definitively thrown out of the game just before time.


😉Antony with the panna at Hans Hateboer 👀 #ZiggoSport #UCL #ATAAJX


Avatar Author Ziggo Sport Football Moment of places 21: 38 - 27 October 2020

Champions League 20 minutes ago

An overview of tonight's results:

  • Liverpool



  • Atalanta - Ajax


  • Lokomotiv Moscow - Bayern Munich


  • Atlético Madrid


    Red Bull Salzburg

  • Shakhtar Donetsk - Internazionale


  • Mönchengladbach - Real Madrid


  • Olympique Marseille


    Manchester City

  • Porto - Olympiacos


FC Porto-Olympiacos Piraeus 24 minutes ago

First points for Porto in group stage after victory over Olympiacos

FC Porto has achieved its first victory in the group stage of the Champions League.

The Portuguese won the important game against Olympiacos Piraeus 2-0.

Fabio Vieira gave Porto the lead early in the game, after which Sergio Oliveira doubled the score ten minutes before the end.

With the win, Porto is level with Olympiacos in Group C, where Manchester City is leading with six points.

Porto and Olympiacos follow with three points from two duels;

Marseille is still winless.

Atalanta-Ajax 24 minutes ago

The numbers are ominous for Ajax.

Six times before, the team from Amsterdam had one point from the first two group matches in the Champions League, and only once did they manage to hibernate at the highest European level (2005/2006).

24 minutes ago

Atalanta-Ajax 32 minutes ago

It had been a while.

602 days after Ajax's legendary victory in Bernabéu, Dusan Tadic scores again in the Champions League.

#AtalantaAjax #ataaja


Avatar Author Rypke Bakker Moment of places 21: 41 - 27 October 2020

Olympique Marseille-Manchester City 34 minutes ago

City without losing points after a win over Marseille

Manchester City is still unbeaten after the second match in the group stage.

The English win the away game against Olympique Marseille 0-3, thanks to goals from Ferran Torres before half time and Ilkay Gündogan and Raheem Sterling after half time.

For Marseille it is the second defeat in the group stage;

the French team is therefore scoreless at the bottom of group C.

Atalanta-Ajax 36 minutes ago

Remarkably, Perr Schuurs appeared a few times in front of Atalanta's goal, but the central defender played a fairly poor match and did not look good with both goals against.

Atalanta-Ajax 40 minutes ago

The conclusion is mainly that Ajax has won the first half and Atalanta the second.

The team from Amsterdam seemed on their way to three important points after this goal from Lassina Traoré.

Ajax player Traoré slides in from close range 0-2 against Atalanta

Borussia Mönchengladbach-Real Madrid 41 minutes ago

Mönchengladbach slips victory over Real in the final phase

Borussia Mönchengladbach has lost a victory over Real Madrid in the final phase.

The Germans lead 2-0 up to three minutes before the end, thanks to two goals from Thuram, but have to settle for a draw due to two late goals from Madrid.

Casemiro's equalizer only falls deep in injury time.

Just before that, Benzema took care of the connection goal with a blow.

With that, Madrid has also failed to win its second group match in the Champions League.

41 minutes ago

Atalanta-Ajax 42 minutes ago

Besides the disappointment about the draw, Ajax will also worry about Antony.

The Brazilian was mercilessly kicked out of the game by Ruslan Malinovskiy and had to take a stretcher off the field.

Atlético Madrid-RB Salzburg43 minutes ago

Atlético Madrid in the final phase along RB Salzburg.

Thanks to João Félix, Atlético Madrid wins in-house 3-2 against RB Salzburg.

After goals from Llorente, Scoboszlai and Berisha, the Félix show begins.

The Portuguese makes the equalizer in the 52nd minute, after which he also signs for the winning goal in the final phase.

Thanks to this victory, the Madrid people are in second place, behind Bayern Munich.

Atalanta-Ajax one hour ago

This is the score in Group D after the second round:

1. Liverpool 2-6 (3-0)

2. Atalanta 2-4 (6-2)

3. Ajax 2-1 (2-3)

4. FC Midtjylland 2 -0 (0-6)

Atalanta-Ajax one hour ago

Despite the lead,

Ajax did

not pass Atalanta

Ajax also failed to win the second group match in the Champions League when visiting Atalanta.

The team from Amsterdam lead in Bergamo halfway through Dusan Tadic (penalty kick) and Lassina Traoré (error keeper) with 0-2, but see the Italians come alongside in the second half with two goals from Duván Zapata.

Despite chances on both sides, both teams have to settle for a point in the end.

Atalanta-Ajax one hour ago


Ajax lost a 2-0 lead and played a 2-2 draw at Atalanta!

an hour ago

Atalanta-Ajax one hour ago

90 + 3 'While injury time is actually already over, Antony is carried off the field with a stretcher.

Zakaria Labyad replaces the Brazilian for the last minutes.

Borussia Mönchengladbach-Real Madrid one hour ago

90 + 3 'GOAL Real Madrid!


How good is Real Madrid!

After Benzema's late connection goal, it is now Casemiro who also manages to score the equalizer for the Madrilenians deep in injury time.

Atalanta-Ajax one hour ago

90 + 2 'While injury time starts, the game comes to a standstill due to an injury at Antony.

The Brazilian received a merciless kick from Malinovskiy, who rightly received a (dark) yellow card from Skomina.

Liverpool-FC Midtjylland one hour ago

Liverpool easily past Midtjylland

Liverpool beat FC Midtjylland 2-0 at Anfield.

The home team starts without the regular names, but does not get into trouble against the Danish team.

Diogo Jota and Mohamed Salah are the goal scorers after the break, so that Liverpool, just like against Ajax, takes the victory.

The English are now alone in the lead in the Champions League pool.

Liverpool-FC Midtjylland one hour ago

90 + 3 'GOAL Liverpool!


He started on the bench, but Mohamed Salah is accurate from the penalty spot in the absolute final phase.

Atalanta-Ajax one hour ago

90 'Zapata rushes past Schuurs as if he is not there and causes panic in the Ajax defense.

The ball is eventually half cleared away and falls at the feet of Malinovskiy, who bounces over.

an hour ago

Atalanta-Ajax one hour ago

88 'Malinovskiy releases a treacherous shot.

Despite the awkward bounce, Onana holds it tight.

That's a good thing, as Zapata was lurking to complete his hat-trick in the rebound.

FC Porto-Olympiacos Piraeus one hour ago

87 'GOAL Real Madrid!


It is Karim Benzema who shoots the late and beautiful connection goal for Madrid.

Casemiro brings the ball into the penalty area, after which Benzema scores with a bicycle kick.

Atlético Madrid-RB Salzburg one hour ago

85 'GOAL Atlético Madrid!


Atlético Madrid seems to be taking the victory in the absolute final phase.

It is again the 'Portuguese prodigy', João Félix, who hits the spot.

FC Porto-Olympiacos Piraeus one hour ago

85 'GOAL FC Porto!


It is Sergio Oliveira who scores the second goal for the Portuguese.

The midfielder hits from a cross;

goalkeeper Jose Sa has no chance.

Atalanta-Ajax one hour ago

84 'Antony goes outside and almost surprises Sportiello with the right.

The goalkeeper still taps the ball over the crossbar with a reflex, but seems to be most surprised about that.

Atalanta-Ajax one hour ago

82 'It is now regularly going strong in Bergamo, where the final phase has started.

Atalanta and Ajax seem to have overcome the doubts and both want to go for the win.

Olympique Marseille-Manchester City one hour ago

82 'GOAL Manchester City!


Raheem Sterling provides a safe margin of three goals with less than ten minutes to go.

The attacker shoots from close range on a pass from Kevin de Bruyne.

Atalanta-Ajax one hour ago

78 'Atalanta is still going for the win and wants to enforce it with these fresh attacking forces.

Luis Muriel comes in for Alejandro Gómez, while Josip Ilicic is relieved by Ruslan Malinovskiy.

That certainly doesn't make the home team any less.

Olympique Marseille-Manchester City one hour ago

76 'GOAL Manchester City!


The ball lands in the penalty area at the feet of Ilkay Gündogan, who does not think for a moment and shoots the ball directly behind goalkeeper Mandanda.

Atalanta-Ajax one hour ago

77 'Ajax focuses a bit more and comes up with some opportunities again.

Traoré wins a duel on strength and puts the ball in front of Antony.

He sees his shot being tapped just wide by Sportiello.

Atalanta-Ajax one hour ago

75 'Since the 2-2, the match is back in balance.

Both teams seem to be in two minds.

Should the draw be cherished, or should there be a lot of fighting for the victory with the risk of losing?

Atalanta-Ajax one hour ago

69 'At Ajax, Quincy Promes has joined the team for David Neres.

Will the team from Amsterdam still attack fully to take the three points back to the Netherlands?

Atalanta-Ajax one hour ago

68 'There is almost the lead for Atalanta, were it not that Onana managed to turn a bang from Pasalic.

The midfielder eventually shoots the rebound against the post, but from an offside position and is therefore called off.

Atalanta-Ajax one hour ago

André Onana does not have the answer to Duván Zapata's header at the 1-2.

In the meantime, the Cameroon goalkeeper of Ajax has been passed by the Colombian striker one more time, so that Atalanta has come back to 2-2.

Atalanta-Ajax one hour ago

63 'The thunderous speech by Gian Piero Gasperini in the break clearly worked, because Atalanta outclassed Ajax in the second half.

The home team has already made up for the gap and is now chasing further.

Atalanta-Ajax one hour ago

60 'GOAL Atalanta!


Ajax gives it away completely in the first fifteen minutes after the break.

It is open in the back of the team from Amsterdam, allowing Mario Pasalic to launch Duván Zapata on the edge of offside.

The striker shoots hard for his second goal of the evening in the long corner, André Onana has only heard it whiz by.

Borussia Mönchengladbach-Real Madrid one hour ago

59 'GOAL Borussia Mönchengladbach!


It is again Marcus Thuram who scores for the home team.

The striker sets up an attack himself, in which he is then in the right place to tap in the rebound of a shot.

Atalanta-Ajax one hour ago

The goal of Atalanta in pictures.

Duván Zapata trumps the central defense duo of Ajax in the air after a great cross from Alejandro Gómez and heads the connection goal against the ropes.



Duván Zapata heads the ball in for Atalanta: 1-2.

#veronicainside #UCL #ATAAJA


Avatar Author Veronica InsideMoment of places22: 14 - 27 October 2020

Atalanta-Ajax one hour ago

56 'The first substitution at Ajax presents itself.

Sean Klaiber takes over the right back position from Noussair Mazraoui, who is against his second yellow card.

Fun fact: Klaiber will meet Robin Gosens in the field, with whom he played together at FC Dordrecht in 2015.

Liverpool-FC Midtjylland one hour ago

55 'GOAL Liverpool!


Trent Alexander-Arnold hands the ball on a silver platter for Diogo Jota, after which the Portuguese hits from close range.

Atlético Madrid-RB Salzburg2 hours ago

52 'GOAL Atlético Madrid!


Atlético Madrid quickly come alongside again in the match against Salzburg.

João Félix gets the ball in front of an open goal and easily rounds off.

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