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Hakim Ziyech's brilliant goal sent Ajax on their way to an impressive victory at Valencia as last season's semi-finalists took control of Group H.
Ajax began their Champions League campaign with a thumping win over Lille to spark hopes of another deep run in the competition.
Summer signing Edson Alvarez and captain Dusan Tadic scored as last season's semi-finalists Ajax beat APOEL 2-0 in their Champions League play-off second leg.
Last year's semi-finalists Ajax Amsterdam reached the Champion League playoffs after seeing off PAOK Thessaloniki in a tense encounter in Amsterdam.
Manchester United target Matthijs De Ligt says he will only make a decision on his future once he has had a holiday.
Dutch media lamented the "insane ending" to Ajax's improbable Champions League campaign after Tottenham's last minute semi-final win.
Ajax coach Erik ten Hag expressed pride in his team after seeing their rousing Champions League run come to an end in cruel fashion.
Ajax are hopeful David Neres will be fit for their Champions League semi-final second leg against Tottenham Hotspur.
Ajax's fairy-tail season continues with a Champions League final now "within reach", Dutch media gushed following a win over Tottenham in London.
Ajax's fairy-tail season continues with a Champions League final now "within reach", Dutch media gushed on Wednesday.
Dutch police arrested at least 100 unruly Lille fans ahead of the French club's Champions League game against Ajax, for "disturbing the public order," police said.
Ajax Amsterdam finished with 10 men but moved closer to the Champions League group stage with a draw away to APOEL in a playoff round first-leg match.
Last season's Champions League semi-finalists Ajax recovered to earn a draw on their trip to PAOK Thessaloniki in the first leg of the third qualifying round.
Barcelona are reportedly facing stiff opposition from Manchester City as they look to strengthen their defence with the signing of Ajax central defender Matthijs de Ligt.
Tottenham staged an incredible fightback to reach their first Champions League final with an astonishing win over Ajax.
Mauricio Pochettino wept tears of joy as the emotional Tottenham manager hailed "super-hero" Lucas Moura for the incredible hat-trick that fired Tottenham into their first Champions League final.
There are few clubs with a history to match that of Ajax, but they are in the process of writing a new chapter in Amsterdam with Erik ten Hag.
Christian Eriksen admitted Tottenham were well below their best as Ajax seized the initiative in their Champions League semi-final first leg.
Ajax closed in on a first Champions League final for 23 years as Donny van de Beek's early goal beat an injury-hit Tottenham.
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