After a tentative introduction took Ajax the initiative in the match. Pressed high, won the närkamper, held a high passningstempo.
Tottenham acted passively, did not get hold of the ball, lacked aggressiveness in närkamperna, had far between lagdelarna, created no offense.
In the 15th minute took Ajax took the lead through Donny van de Beek, who suddenly was sopren in front of Hugo Lloris, when the entire Tottenham defense stood on their heels. Van de Beek got all the time in the world, and was able to place the ball to the left of Lloris.
Tottenham's defensive. Again there was Donny van de Beek as frispelades. But this time managed to Lloris reflexrädda with the right foot.
Tottenham was followed from läktarplats of the injured Harry Kane and suspended Son Heung-min. And new problems arose when Jan Vertonghen and Toby Alderweireld headed together after a good half hour.
Alderweireld rose. But He was bleeding profusely from the bridge of the nose. He came out on the pitch again on shaky legs after the first, but got less than halvminuten later be guided by the plan, with clear signs of concussion. It will mean that he will miss the return in Amsterdam about a week.
in the first half and had a 57-percent possession.
Tottenham stepped up higher in the pitch in the second half, played better in the närkamperna, came up more often on the edges. But the creators Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli was not sufficiently involved in order to create clear scoring opportunities.
Created did rather than Ajax. With twelve minutes left had David Neres a finish that went right into the pole.
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