Union will play at home with Ajax in the 1/16 finals of the playoffs of the Europa League. The match will take place on February 23, starting at 20:00 GMT.
Union Berlin is having a good season in the German championship and is actively fighting for the championship title, being in 3rd place with 43 points, second and first behind in additional indicators.
At the same time, the team has problems with implementation. Only 35 goals scored in 21 league matches played. In the previous round there was a draw against Schalke with a score (0-0).
In the 1/16 Europa League, Union Berlin played away and managed to draw against the Dutch club with a score (0-0), and the club can advance to the next round.
Ajax this season is not particularly bright, as in its championship it is only in 2nd place in the standings with 46 points in its assets and 3 points behind the first place.
The team led by John Heiting is traditionally strong in attack, and in 22 matches of the Dutch championship, the team’s players have already scored 63 goals.
Ajax played the last round successfully, and the Amsterdam team defeated Sparta with a score (4-0) at home.
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Head to Head
Both teams played each other only twice and could not determine the winner, since two games ended in a draw.
The last meeting of the two teams took place last week in the 1/16 Europa League and ended in a draw with a score (0-0).
- Ajax to score in the second half: In the last five away matches of Ajax, such a bet was successful.
- Second half total over 1.5 goals: In two of the last three Ajax matches, this scenario has been implemented.
|Х1 2,30||Х 3,20||Х2 3,25|
Ajax have strong attacking players in their roster and will certainly take advantage of their European experience.
Expects that the match will be equal but the guests will be stronger and will go to the next round of the Europa League.
Prediction for this match: Ajax win.