Betting tips for Ajax vs Nice- 02.08.2017
Ajax will host the Nice Arena on Wednesday in the return leg of the Champions League, which is one of the most interesting duels of the third qualifying round of the Champions League, between second place in the Dutch league and third Of the French. The two teams drew ties in the south of France last week and now everything will be decided in the Netherlands. The Ajax have been in the Champions League for three years, while those on the Costa Azul only participated twice, more than 50 years ago.
Ajax will play this match after having played a friendly with Hull City (3-3) at the weekend, which ended tied, having taken advantage of coach Marcel Keizer to give minutes to players less used and in which Huntelaar Who scored his first goal in this comeback to his heart team. The Dutch made 4 games in the pre-season, having won one, lost another and tied two, highlighting by the many goals conceded. The historic Dutch team have been in second place for 3 consecutive years and have not taken part in the Champions League since the 2014/15 season, having been eliminated last season by the Russian Rosto. For this new season, in addition to the new coach Marcel Keizer arrived at the Arena van Leer, Huntelaar and Dijks, while important pieces came out in the campaign that culminated, last season, with the presence in the final of the Europa League, as are the Cases of Klaasen, Riedwald and Tete. Alblas, Sinkgarden and Nouri remain low on Keizer's team and the former Ajax youth coach will have to bet on the eleven he presented a week ago in Nice.
UEFA Champions League Nice opted to rest in the weekend and focus entirely on this game returned, after, in the first leg of the game, thanks to a Balotelli goal in the first half and having been drawn for both Van de Beek, although Ajax was the best team in the field, with more possession and more chances. Nice are looking for a historic presence in the group stage of the Champions League in Amsterdam, 50 years after the last. The team was the surprise of the Ligue, being behind PSG and Monaco and achieving its best classification in 60 years. For the new season, the team trained by Swiss Lucien Favre maintained the base of the squad, leaving only Baysse for Malaga and Ricardo Pereira who returned to FC Porto after a year under contract. They were reinforced with Makengo, Melou, Taméze and Jallet and they managed to maintain stars like Balotelli or the veteran Dante in defense. For the decisive match on Wednesday, Favre must bet on the same eleven who played last week with Balotelli and Srarfi in the lead and four men in midfield.
It was foreseen that this would be one of the more even duels of the third pre-qualification of Champions and the party of the ida it verified it. Although Ajax was better and had more possession, as usual, Nice proved that they have high quality men capable of scoring with very little. The Ajax is the favorite for the home factor, but a determined game is expected in the final minutes. Both teams will be very careful and betting for a match with few goals may be a good option.
Ajax vs Nice Prediction: X/1 15.00
Ajax vs Nice betting tip: Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.80
Ajax vs Nice final score recommendations: 2-1 10.00