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Ajax vs Roma Predictions & Tips - Ajax to beat Roma in the Europa League

  • Ajax vs Roma predictions for Thursday’s UEFA Europa League match
  • The quarter-finals 1st leg is being played at 8pm BST at Johan Cruijff Arena
  • Ajax have won 18 of their last 19 matches
  • I am backing Ajax to win in Amsterdam
  • Preview, stats, team news & predictions
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Ajax have won 18 of their last 19 matches in all competitions (Getty Images)
Mat Marshall 07 Apr 2021
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Ajax vs Roma Predictions


Roma are in poor form and Ajax have won 18 of their last 19 matches. I am backing the Dutch club to win and take the advantage in the tie.

  • Ajax have won 18 of their last 19 matches (all competitions).
  • Ajax have won by 2+ goals in 6 of their last 7 matches (all competitions).
  • Roma have lost 2 of their last 3 matches (Serie A).

Head to Head


Ajax have a 1-0 advantage against Roma. They last met in the 2002/03 UEFA Champions League group stage.

Ajax won 2-1 in Amsterdam before a 1-1 draw in Italy.

Ajax Form


Ajax are in great form, winning 18 of their last 19 matches in all competitions. They sit 11 points clear of PSV Eindhoven in the Eredivisie with a game in hand. 

The Amsterdam club got past Young Boys in the UEFA Europa League round of 16. Ajax won 3-0 at home and 2-0 in Switzerland with the result rarely in doubt.

Erik ten Hag’s side returned to the Eredivisie with a 5-0 home win against Den Haag. They had 74% possession and 18-2 shots with Devyne Rensch, Brian Brobbey, Edson Álvarez, Dusan Tadic and Davy Klaassen on target.

Ajax won 2-1 at Heerenveen in their last match. They fell behind but struck back with goals to Tadic and Sébastien Haller.

Ajax Injuries & Team News


Ajax goalkeeper André Onana is suspended and striker Sebastien Haller is ineligible.

Centre back Daley Blind is injured and right back Noussair Mazraoui is doubtful.

Roma Form


Roma have been in poor form in Serie A where they have lost two and drawn one of their last three matches. 

Paulo Fonseca’s side got past Shakhtar Donetsk in the UEFA Europa League round of 16. I Giallorossi won 3-0 in Italy and 2-1 in Ukraine.

Roma returned to Serie A with a 2-0 home defeat against Napoli. They drew 2-2 at Sassuolo on Saturday where they had just 31% possession.

Roma Injuries & Team News


Centre backs Chris Smalling and Marash Kumbulla are injured and right back Rick Karsdorp is suspended

Attacking midfielders Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Nicolò Zaniolo are both injured.

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Verdict

Ajax have won 18 of their last 19 matches and can take a first leg advantage against Roma. The Italian club travel to Amsterdam in poor form.

Best Bet: Ajax Win Full Time Result @100.00 at BetMGM - 4 Units
Correct Score Tip: Ajax Win 2-1 Correct Score @750.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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