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UEFA Champions League: Beşiktaş JK - AFC Ajax Match press kits

UEFA Champions League - 2021/22 SeasonMatch press kits

Beşiktaş JKBeşiktaş JKBeşiktaş Park - IstanbulWednesday 24 November 2021
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Group C - Matchday 5
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

UEFA Champions League
28/09/2021GSAFC Ajax - Beşiktaş JK2-0
AmsterdamBerghuis 17, Haller 43
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
02/11/1993R2Beşiktaş JK - AFC Ajax0-4
agg: 1-6
IstanbulLitmanen 18, 71, 73, Pettersson 77
20/10/1993R2AFC Ajax - Beşiktaş JK2-1
AmsterdamRijkaard 60, R. de Boer 80; Özdilek 40
European Champions Clubs' Cup
05/10/1966R1Beşiktaş JK - AFC Ajax1-2
agg: 1-4
IstanbulKaradoğan 53; Swart 60, Keizer 89
28/09/1966R1AFC Ajax - Beşiktaş JK2-0
AmsterdamKeizer 11, Muller 86
Beşiktaş JK2002300300005005212
AFC Ajax3300220000005500122

Beşiktaş JK - Record versus clubs from opponents' country

UEFA Champions League
06/08/2014QR3Beşiktaş JK - Feyenoord3-1
agg: 5-2
IstanbulBa 28, 80, 86; Manu 74
30/07/2014QR3Feyenoord - Beşiktaş JK1-2
RotterdamTe Vrede 90+5 (P); Mustafa Pektemek 13, Kerim Frei 71
European Champions Clubs' Cup
02/10/1991R1PSV Eindhoven - Beşiktaş JK2-1
agg: 3-2
EindhovenVanenburg 24, Bwalya 57; Tekin 5
18/09/1991R1Beşiktaş JK - PSV Eindhoven1-1IstanbulRıza Çalımbay 81 (P); Ellerman 27

AFC Ajax - Record versus clubs from opponents' country

UEFA Europa League
05/11/2015GSAFC Ajax - Fenerbahçe SK0-0Amsterdam
22/10/2015GSFenerbahçe SK - AFC Ajax1-0
IstanbulFernandão 89
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
01/10/1986R1AFC Ajax - Bursaspor5-0
agg: 7-0
AmsterdamBosman 16, 20, 34, 89, Van Basten 23
17/09/1986R1Bursaspor - AFC Ajax0-2
BursaBosman 67, Van Basten 85
European Champions Clubs' Cup
27/11/1968R2Fenerbahçe SK - AFC Ajax0-2
agg: 0-4
IstanbulKeizer 55, Nuninga 88
13/11/1968R2AFC Ajax - Fenerbahçe SK2-0
AmsterdamNuninga 17, Muller 76
Beşiktaş JK4112510400009216917
AFC Ajax65105401000011911233

Last updated 05/11/2021 15:27CET

Match background Only this chapter

While Ajax will look to wrap up first place in Group C, eliminated Beşiktaş need a win to have any hope of prolonging their European campaign into the spring.

• The Dutch club have already sealed progress with two games to spare thanks to four victories, including a 2-0 home win against Beşiktaş on Matchday 2 thanks to first-half goals from Steven Berghuis (17 ) and Sébastien Haller (43). It was Ajax's fifth win out of five against the Istanbul club.

• Ajax also won 5-1 at Sporting CP before beating Borussia Dortmund home (4-0) and away (3-1) to open up a six-point lead in the section. They will be confirmed in first place if they do not lose to Beşiktaş, or if Sporting do not beat Dortmund.

• The defeat by Ajax is one of four for Beşiktaş, who opened with a 2-1 home defeat against Dortmund and, after losing on Matchday 2, went down at home (1-4) and away (0-4) against Sporting. They cannot finish in the top two but will remain in contention for a third place and UEFA Europa League qualification if they beat Ajax and Dortmund lose to Sporting.

Previous meetings
• Before Matchday 2 the sides had not met since the 1993/94 European Cup Winners' Cup second round, a tie Ajax won 6-1 on aggregate. Frank Rijkaard and Ronald de Boer secured a 2-1 first-leg victory in Amsterdam before Jari Litmanen hit a hat-trick in a 4-0 win in Istanbul.

• Current Beşiktaş coach Sergen Yalçın played in both those games for the Black Eagles, providing the assist for Mehmet Özdilek's goal in Amsterdam.

• Ajax had also won both legs of their meeting with Beşiktaş in the 1966/67 European Cup first round, 2-0 at home and 2-1 away with Piet Keizer scoring in each game.

Form guide
• This is the eighth time Beşiktaş have appeared in the group stage; among Turkish clubs, only Galatasaray (16) have featured more frequently.

• Beşiktaş last appeared in 2017/18, when they won their section unbeaten ahead of Porto, Leipzig and Monaco to reach the round of 16 for the first time only for Bayern München to prove too strong in the first knockout round (0-5 a, 1-3 h).

• The Black Eagles were champions of Turkey for the 16th time in 2020/21, their third triumph in six years. They also lifted the Turkish Cup for the tenth time, completing the domestic double for the third time and the first since 2008/09.

• The Turkish side's 2020/21 UEFA Champions League campaign lasted a single match, a 3-1 loss at PAOK in the one-off second qualifying round tie. 

• Beşiktaş therefore moved into the UEFA Europa League but again fell at the first hurdle, Rio Ave winning 4-2 on penalties in Istanbul after a 1-1 draw in the third qualifying round.

• Beşiktaş's best European Cup campaign came in 1986/87 when they got to the quarter-finals before losing 7-0 on aggregate to Dynamo Kyiv.

• Beşiktaş have won only one of their last eight home European matches (D1 L6).

• The Turkish champions are one of only two sides still seeking their first point in the group stage, along with Swedish title holders Malmö in Group H.

• Beşiktaş have won only two of their nine fixtures against Dutch clubs, both coming in the last tie before this season, against Feyenoord in the 2014/15 UEFA Champions League third qualifying round (2-1 a, 3-1 h) with Demba Ba scoring a second-leg hat-trick in Istanbul.

• The Turkish team had failed to win any of their first three home games against Dutch visitors (D1 L2) before that second-leg success against Feyenoord.

• Ajax are making their 17th appearance in the group stage, setting a new Dutch record – they were previously level with PSV Eindhoven on 16. It is their fourth straight appearance in the UEFA Champions League proper, and the second season running they have gained automatic qualification having not previously achieved it since 2014/15.

• Ajax were Dutch champions for the 35th time in 2020/21 – their second league championship in a row having also triumphed in 2018/19 with no title awarded in 2019/20 – and also lifted the Dutch Cup to claim their ninth domestic double.

• Ajax have qualified from their UEFA Champions League group for only the second time in their last nine appearances in the competition; they reached the semi-finals in 2018/19.

• The Amsterdam club were third in their section for the second year running in 2020/21, finishing behind Liverpool and Atalanta in Group D with six of their seven points coming from their two games against Danish side Midtjylland (2-1 a, 3-1 h). The other one came from a 2-2 draw at Atalanta on Matchday 2, a game in which they had led 2-0.

• Ajax subsequently moved into the UEFA Europa League, beating LOSC Lille 2-1 away and at home in the round of 32 before easing past Young Boys in the last 16 (3-0 h, 2-0 a) only to be eliminated in the quarter-finals by Roma (1-2 h, 1-1 a).

• A 1-0 loss at Liverpool on Matchday 5 last season is Ajax's only defeat in 14 away matches in the UEFA Champions League (W9 D4). Including the competition's qualifying phase, it is one loss in 20 matches on the road (W10 D9).

• Haller's four-goal haul at Sporting on Matchday 1 made him the first player to hit four on his UEFA Champions League debut since former Ajax striker Marco van Basten achieved the feat for AC Milan against IFK Göteborg in 1992. His seven goals in this season's competition is one behind top scorer Robert Lewandowski, with that pair and Cristiano Ronaldo the only players to have scored in all four group games.

• Ajax are one of four sides to have won their first four games, along with Liverpool (Group B), Bayern (E) and Juventus (H).

• Ajax have won nine of their 11 games against Turkish clubs, although they drew the last before this season, 0-0 at home to Fenerbahçe in the 2015/16 UEFA Europa League group stage.

• A 1-0 loss at Fenerbahçe in the reverse fixture in 2015/16 is Ajax's sole defeat against Turkish opponents. They have won the other four away games, scoring ten goals and conceding only one.

Links and trivia
• Have played in the Netherlands:
Oğuzhan Özyakup (Feyenoord 2020 loan)
Atiba Hutchinson (PSV Eindhoven 2010–13)

• Hutchinson scored four goals in his 80 league appearances for PSV, winning the Dutch Cup and the Johan Cruijff Schaal in 2012.

• Have played together:
Oğuzhan Özyakup & Steven Berghuis (Feyenoord 2020)
Atiba Hutchinson & Zakaria Labyad (PSV Eindhoven 2010–12)
Miralem Pjanić & Maarten Stekelenburg (Roma 2011–13)

• International team-mates:
Georges-Kévin N'Koudou & Sébastien Haller (France Under-21)

• Daley Blind, Ryan Gravenberch, Berghuis, Davy Klaassen and Devyne Rensch all played in the Netherlands' 6-1 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying win at home to Turkey on 7 September. Klaassen scored a first-minute opener and provided an assist, while Rensch also set up a goal.

• Özyakup, who was born in Zaandam in the Netherlands, is a former Netherlands Under-19 team-mate of Klaassen and Labyad, also playing with the latter at U17 level.

• Pjanić provided the assist for Ronaldo's goal for Juventus against Ajax in the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg, a tie the Dutch side won 3-2 on aggregate.

• Rachid Ghezzal scored Lyon's final goal in a 3-1 victory against Ajax in the 2016/17 UEFA Europa League semi-final second leg, the Dutch club progressing 5-4 over the two matches. 

• Michy Batshuayi got the only goal as Chelsea won 1-0 at Ajax in the 2019/20 UEFA Champions League group stage.

Latest news

• Alex Teixeira has played 49 matches in UEFA club competition.

• Beşiktaş kept clean sheets in each of their first four Süper Lig games this season, for the first time since 1985/86, but have shipped 17 goals in the nine matches since.

• The Istanbul club have not kept a clean sheet in 13 matches in all competitions.

• Beşiktaş have lost six of their last seven games in all competitions, the exception a 2-1 comeback victory at home to Galatasaray on 25 October. They went down 2-0 at Alanyaspor on Saturday, making it four successive defeats.

• Cyle Larin scored twice against Galatasaray and was also on target in a 2-1 home loss to Trabzonspor on 6 November, meaning he has provided Beşiktaş's last four goals.

• Larin, who finished as Beşiktaş's top scorer in the 2020/21 Turkish Super League with 19 goals, opened his account for the current campaign with the final goal in a 3-0 win against Rizespor on 13 August, the opening day of the season, but had gone five league games without finding the net before his double against Galatasaray.

• Larin is level with Michy Batshuayi on four goals as Beşiktaş's top league scorer this season.

• Beşiktaş have dropped five points in this season's Süper Lig to goals conceded in the last ten minutes.

• The Istanbul side have won only two of their last 11 games in all competitions (D1 L8).

• Beşiktaş defeated North Macedonian side Shkupi 3-0 in an Istanbul friendly on 11 November thanks to goals from Mehmet Topal, Alex Teixeira and Güven Yalçın.

• Left-back Rıdvan Yılmaz came on to set up two goals in Turkey's 6-0 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying win against Gibraltar on 13 November.

• Three days later Kenan Karaman was a substitute as Turkey won 2-1 in Montenegro to clinch a play-off place.

• Goalkeeper Ersin Destanoğlu was called up by Turkey for the first time for those games, although he did not feature.

• Atiba Hutchinson became Canada's most capped player of all time after winning his 90th cap in the 2-1 win against Mexico on 17 November. Larin got both goals, equalling Dwayne De Rosario's mark of 22 as Canada's record goalscorer.

• Georges-Kévin N'Koudou returned as a substitute against Trabzonspor having been out since 11 September with a knee problem.

• Batshuayi has not played since a 1-0 loss at Hatayspor on 30 October due to a thigh injury. He has been undergoing treament at parent club Chelsea and was diagnosed with tonsillitis on his return to Turkey.

• Gökhan Töre has not played since Matchday 4 due to a knee injury.

• Domagoj Vida donated the shirt he wore in Croatia's 4-2 defeat by France in the 2018 World Cup final for an auction to support children to play sports in his homeland.

• Having won eight of their first ten league games this season (D1 L1), Ajax drew 0-0 away at Heracles Almelo on 30 October and at home to Go Ahead Eagles on 7 November.

• The Amsterdam club got back to winning ways on Sunday with a 5-0 victory at RKC Waalwijk, Sébastien Haller and Steven Berghuis both scoring twice.

• Ajax have only conceded two goals in their first 13 Eredivisie matches and have kept 11 clean sheets, including in their last five matches.

• Ajax have kept 20 clean sheets in the Eredivisie in 2021, their most in a calendar year since they managed 21 in 1997.

• The Amsterdam club have recorded 13 victories in 18 games this season (D3 L2), keeping clean sheets in all bar two of those successes but only two in the five matches they have failed to win.

• Haller is Ajax's top scorer this season with 16 goals in all competitions.

• Dušan Tadić set up Haller's opener on Sunday, his 54th Eredivisie assist, taking him clear of former Ajax forward Luis Suárez as the highest total for a single club since 2000.

• Ajax have scored 42 times in 13 league matches in 2021/22; they have hit five in five games and also beat Cambuur 9-0 in Amsterdam on 18 September.

• That 9-0 win equalled Ajax's largest ever home victory at the Johan Cruijff ArenA; they beat Sparta Rotterdam by the same scoreline on 18 March 2001.

• Eight different players scored against Cambuur, also equalling an Eredivisie record.

• Erik ten Hag's side lost 4-0 to PSV in the Johan Cruyff Schaal on 8 August, the joint heaviest defeat in the competition's history.

• Antony came on as a substitute as Brazil won 1-0 at home to Colombia on 12 November to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

• On 14 November Tadić scored the first goal and set up Aleksandar Mitrović's late winner as Serbia came from behind to claim a 2-1 victory in Portugal and secure automatic qualification for the World Cup at the home side's expense.

• Daley Blind and Davy Klaassen both started as the Netherlands won 2-0 at home to Norway on 16 November to qualify for next year's finals. The pair, and Ryan Gravenberch, had also played in the 2-2 draw in Montenegro three days earlier.

• André Onana returned to action for the first time since 31 January as Cameroon won 4-0 in Malawi on 13 November; three days later he kept another clean sheet in a 1-0 home victory against the Ivory Coast that booked his side's place in the third round of African World Cup qualifying.

• Jurriën Timber was replaced in the second half against Go Ahead Eagles due to injury but returned on Sunday to score his second Eredivisie goal of the season, already a career best total.

• Berghuis made his first appearance since 30 October at the weekend having been sidelined due to what Ajax described as "physical problems".

• Sean Klaiber ruptured the cruciate ligaments in his left knee during Ajax's training camp at the end of July.

• Maarten Stekelenburg is expected to miss the rest of the season after undergoing groin surgery.


Squad list Only this chapter

Beşiktaş JK - Squad list
Current seasonAll-time
30Ersin DestanoğluTUR01/01/200120 - --4-10-4-5-
34Mert GünokTUR01/03/198932 - ----3-6-27-
61Emre BilginTUR26/02/200417 - ----------
2Valentin RosierFRA19/08/199625 - --3-11-3-8-
3Rıdvan YılmazTUR21/05/200120 - --2-822-3-
4Francisco MonteroESP14/01/199922 - --21314151
21Fabrice N'SakalaCGO21/07/199031 - --3-4-10-18-
23WelintonBRA10/04/198932 - --3-9-3-5-
24Domagoj VidaCRO29/04/198932 - --1-10-25-833
46Serdar SaatçıTUR14/02/200318 - --1-2-1-1-
64Egemen TutarTUR12/03/200417 - ----------
77Umut MeraşTUR20/12/199525 - --1-6-1-1-
7Georges-Kévin N'KoudouFRA13/02/199526 - ----6251165
8Salih UçanTUR06/01/199427 - --3-9-5-191
10Oğuzhan ÖzyakupTUR23/09/199229 - --2-6-13-534
11Gökhan TöreTUR20/01/199229 - --4-8-4-375
12Can BozdoganTUR05/04/200120 - --2-4-2-2-
13Atiba HutchinsonCAN08/02/198338 - --2-1012111075
14Mehmet TopalTUR03/03/198635 - --1-4-1611037
15Miralem PjanićBIH02/04/199031 - --2-7-82119012
18Rachid GhezzalALG09/05/199229 - --3-11116-28-
20Necip UysalTUR24/01/199130 - --1-8-6-661
62Berkay VardarTUR14/01/200318 - --1---1-1-
65Emirhan IlkhanTUR01/06/200417 - ----------
67Yusuf OralAZE05/12/200317 - ----------
68Demir Ege TıknazTUR17/08/200417 - ----------
72Emirhan DelibaşTUR01/01/200318 - ----------
90Alex TeixeiraBRA06/01/199031 - --2-9243114912
9Michy BatshuayiBEL02/10/199328 - --3-941644513
17Cyle LarinCAN17/04/199526 - --3110431155
28Kenan KaramanTUR05/03/199427 - --4-12-4-4-
63Azad DemirTUR17/02/200417 - ----------
73Koray YağcıTUR19/02/200318 - ----------
-Sergen YalçinTUR05/10/197249 - --4---4-8-
AFC Ajax - Squad list
Current seasonAll-time
1Maarten StekelenburgNED22/09/198239 - ----3-17-65-
16Jay GorterNED30/05/200021 - ----------
24André OnanaCMR02/04/199625 - ------24-53-
32Remko PasveerNED08/11/198338 - --4-10-5-14-
51Charlie SetfordNED11/05/200417 - ----------
52Calvin RaatsieNED09/02/200219 - ----------
3Perr SchuursNED26/11/199921 - --1-8-9-16-
5Sean KlaiberSUR31/07/199427 - ------3-141
12Noussair MazraouiMAR14/11/199724 - --4-124243333
15Devyne RenschNED18/01/200318 - --2-6-2-7-
17Daley BlindNED09/03/199031 - --4113-522942
21Lisandro MartínezARG28/01/199823 - --4-12-15-27-
31Nicolás TagliaficoARG31/08/199229 - ----61224375
35Youri BaasNED17/03/200318 - ----------
41Enric LlansanaNED12/04/200120 - ----------
43Nordin MusampaNED13/10/200120 - ----------
46Anass Salah-EddineNED18/01/200219 - ----------
47Steven van der SlootNED06/07/200219 - ----------
48Terrence DouglasNED14/09/200120 - ----------
53Liam Van GelderenNED23/03/200120 - ----------
54Rio HillenNED05/03/200318 - ----------
55Gibson YahNED27/09/200318 - ----------
2Jurriën TimberNED17/06/200120*--4-1225-10-
4Edson ÁlvarezMEX24/10/199724S--4-122141222
6Davy KlaassenNED21/02/199328 - --311022036815
8Ryan GravenberchNED16/05/200219 - --4-131101161
19Zakaria LabyadMAR09/03/199328 - ----2-7-347
20Mohammed KudusGHA02/08/200021 - --1-512-7-
25Kenneth TaylorNED16/05/200219 - --1-3-1-1-
26Victor JensenDEN08/02/200021 - ----1-----
36GiovanniBRA31/01/200219 - ----------
37Naci ÜnüvarNED13/06/200318 - ----------
38Kristian HlynssonISL23/01/200417 - ----------
44Youri RegeerNED18/08/200318 - ----------
45Donny WarmerdamNED02/01/200219 - ----------
50Kian Fitz-JimNED05/07/200318 - ----------
7David NeresBRA03/03/199724 - --3-123223436
9DaniloBRA07/04/199922 - ----51--11
10Dušan TadićSRB20/11/198833 - --411352897423
11AntonyBRA24/02/200021 - --4110382142
22Sébastien HallerCIV22/06/199427 - --47139471412
23Steven BerghuisNED19/12/199129 - --42125103447
30Mohamed DaramyDEN07/01/200219 - --1-811-153
39Christian RasmussenDEN19/01/200318 - ----------
40Sontje HansenNED18/05/200219 - ----------
42Ar'Jany MarthaNED04/09/200318 - ----------
49Max De WaalNED10/01/200219 - ----------
56Amourrichio Van Axel DongenNED29/09/200417 - ----------
-Erik ten HagNED02/02/197051 - --4---28-52-

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Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeIrfan Peljto (BIH)
  • Assistant refereesSenad Ibrisimbegović (BIH) , Davor Beljo (BIH)
  • Video Assistant RefereeMarco Guida (ITA)
  • Fourth officialMiloš Gigovic (BIH)
  • Assistant Video Assistant RefereeDaniele Doveri (ITA)
  • UEFA DelegateCharles Schaack (LUX)
  • UEFA Referee observerHaim Jakov (ISR)


NameDate of birthUEFA Champions League matchesUEFA matches
Irfan Peljto18/07/1984254

UEFA Champions League matches involving teams from the two countries involved in this match

No such matches refereed

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DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
24/10/2019UELGSİstanbul BaşakşehirWolfsberger AC1-0Istanbul
29/10/2020UELGSSivassporMaccabi Tel-Aviv FC1-2Sivas
05/08/2021UECL3QRFC Dinamo Batumi897281-2Batumi
04/11/2021UELGSRoyal Antwerp FCFenerbahçe SK0-3Deurne

Last updated 22/11/2021 11:45CET

Fixtures and results Only this chapter

Beşiktaş JKFixtures and results
13/08/2021LeagueRizespor (H)W 3-0N'Koudou 9, Hutchinson 52, Larin 90+3
21/08/2021LeagueGaziantep Futbol Kulübü AŞ (A)D 0-0
28/08/2021LeagueFatih Karagümrükspor AŞ (H)W 1-0Alex Teixeira 30
11/09/2021LeagueYeni Malatyaspor (H)W 3-0Batshuayi 7, 52, N'Koudou 10
15/09/2021UCLBorussia Dortmund (H)L 1-2Montero 90+4
18/09/2021LeagueAntalyaspor (A)W 3-2Rıdvan Yılmaz 49, Batshuayi 65, Ghezzal 76
21/09/2021LeagueAdana Demirspor (H)D 3-3Montero 20, Souza 43, Rıdvan Yılmaz 52
24/09/2021LeagueAltay SK (A)L 1-2Güven Yalçın 47
28/09/2021UCLAFC Ajax (A)L 0-2
02/10/2021LeagueSivasspor (H)W 2-1Güven Yalçın 32, 69
15/10/2021Leagueİstanbul Başakşehir (A)L 2-3Alex Teixeira 59, Batshuayi 90+1 (P)
19/10/2021UCLSporting Clube de Portugal (H)L 1-4Larin 24
25/10/2021LeagueGalatasaray AŞ (H)W 2-1Larin 39, 64
30/10/2021LeagueHatayspor (A)L 0-1
03/11/2021UCLSporting Clube de Portugal (A)L 0-4
06/11/2021LeagueTrabzonspor AŞ (H)L 1-2Larin 62
20/11/2021LeagueAlanyaspor (A)L 0-2
24/11/2021UCLAFC Ajax (H)
27/11/2021LeagueGiresunspor (H)
03/12/2021LeagueKasımpaşa SK (A)
07/12/2021UCLBorussia Dortmund (A)
12/12/2021LeagueKayserispor (H)
19/12/2021LeagueFenerbahçe SK (A)
22/12/2021LeagueGöztepe Izmir (H)
26/12/2021LeagueKonyaspor (A)
09/01/2022LeagueRizespor (A)
16/01/2022LeagueGaziantep Futbol Kulübü AŞ (H)
19/01/2022LeagueFatih Karagümrükspor AŞ (A)
23/01/2022LeagueYeni Malatyaspor (A)
06/02/2022LeagueAntalyaspor (H)
13/02/2022LeagueAdana Demirspor (A)
20/02/2022LeagueAltay SK (H)
27/02/2022LeagueSivasspor (A)
06/03/2022Leagueİstanbul Başakşehir (H)
13/03/2022LeagueGalatasaray AŞ (A)
20/03/2022LeagueHatayspor (H)
03/04/2022LeagueTrabzonspor AŞ (A)
10/04/2022LeagueAlanyaspor (H)
17/04/2022LeagueGiresunspor (A)
24/04/2022LeagueKasımpaşa SK (H)
01/05/2022LeagueKayserispor (A)
08/05/2022LeagueFenerbahçe SK (H)
15/05/2022LeagueGöztepe Izmir (A)
22/05/2022LeagueKonyaspor (H)
1Trabzonspor AŞ12930241130
5Fenerbahçe SK13724191623
6Fatih Karagümrükspor AŞ13643211622
7İstanbul Başakşehir13706201621
8Galatasaray AŞ13634191721
9Beşiktaş JK13625211720
10Adana Demirspor13544201819
11Altay SK13517182116
12Gaziantep Futbol Kulübü AŞ12435141615
17Yeni Malatyaspor13409122312
18Göztepe Izmir 1223711189
19Kasımpaşa SK1323813219
AFC AjaxFixtures and results
14/08/2021LeagueNEC Nijmegen (H)W 5-0Haller 6, Mazraoui 10, van Rooij 14 (og), Tadić 20, 39
22/08/2021LeagueFC Twente (A)D 1-1Haller 52
29/08/2021LeagueVitesse (H)W 5-0dos Santos 5, Álvarez 31, Gravenberch 43, Hájek 60 (og), Klaassen 67
11/09/2021LeaguePEC Zwolle (A)W 2-0Haller 29, 67
15/09/2021UCLSporting Clube de Portugal (A)W 5-1Haller 2, 9, 51, 63, Berghuis 39
18/09/2021LeagueSC Cambuur (H)W 9-0J. Timber 16, Berghuis 19, Mazraoui 29, Neres 38, 84, Tadić 60, Daramy 64, Haller 67, Danilo 76
21/09/2021LeagueSC Fortuna Sittard (A)W 5-0Berghuis 11, Mazraoui 27, Tadić 38, Kudus 72, Tagliafico 77
25/09/2021LeagueFC Groningen (H)W 3-0Álvarez 40, dos Santos 57, Mazraoui 81
28/09/2021UCLBeşiktaş JK (H)W 2-0Berghuis 17, Haller 43
03/10/2021LeagueFC Utrecht (H)L 0-1
16/10/2021Leaguesc Heerenveen (A)W 2-0Haller 24, Neres 75
19/10/2021UCLBorussia Dortmund (H)W 4-0Reus 11 (og), Blind 25, Antony 57, Haller 72
24/10/2021LeaguePSV Eindhoven (H)W 5-0Berghuis 19, Haller 56, dos Santos 66, Klaassen 76, Tadić 90+2
30/10/2021LeagueHeracles Almelo (A)D 0-0
03/11/2021UCLBorussia Dortmund (A)W 3-1Tadić 72, Haller 83, Klaassen 90+3
07/11/2021LeagueGo Ahead Eagles (H)D 0-0
21/11/2021LeagueRKC Waalwijk (A)W 5-0Haller 17, 83, Berghuis 42, 57, J. Timber 74
24/11/2021UCLBeşiktaş JK (A)
28/11/2021LeagueSparta Rotterdam (A)
02/12/2021LeagueWillem II (H)
07/12/2021UCLSporting Clube de Portugal (H)
12/12/2021LeagueAZ Alkmaar (H)
15/12/2021CupBVV Barendrecht (H)
19/12/2021LeagueFeyenoord (A)
22/12/2021LeagueSC Fortuna Sittard (H)
16/01/2022LeagueFC Utrecht (A)
23/01/2022LeaguePSV Eindhoven (A)
06/02/2022LeagueHeracles Almelo (H)
13/02/2022LeagueFC Twente (H)
20/02/2022LeagueWillem II (A)
27/02/2022LeagueGo Ahead Eagles (A)
06/03/2022LeagueRKC Waalwijk (H)
13/03/2022LeagueSC Cambuur (A)
20/03/2022LeagueFeyenoord (H)
03/04/2022LeagueFC Groningen (A)
10/04/2022LeagueSparta Rotterdam (H)
24/04/2022LeagueNEC Nijmegen (A)
01/05/2022LeaguePEC Zwolle (H)
08/05/2022LeagueAZ Alkmaar (A)
11/05/2022Leaguesc Heerenveen (H)
15/05/2022LeagueVitesse (A)
1AFC Ajax1393142230
2PSV Eindhoven131003332030
4FC Utrecht13724281623
6FC Twente13634201821
7SC Cambuur13706232721
8NEC Nijmegen13544171919
9Willem II13535162218
10sc Heerenveen13526162017
11Go Ahead Eagles13526172317
12AZ Alkmaar12516231916
13Heracles Almelo12426141714
14FC Groningen13355121914
15RKC Waalwijk13256142211
16Sparta Rotterdam13247112010
17SC Fortuna Sittard1223714289
18PEC Zwolle1311117264

Last updated 22/11/2021 15:04CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Beşiktaş JK

  • UEFA Champions League - Group stage
    Group C - Group Standings
    AFC Ajax440014212
    Borussia Dortmund4202486
    Sporting Clube de Portugal4202976
    Beşiktaş JK40042120
    Matchday 1 (15/09/2021)
    Beşiktaş JK 1-2 Borussia Dortmund
    0-1 Bellingham 20, 0-2 Haaland 45+3, 1-2 Montero 90+4
    Ersin Destanoğlu, Rosier, Montero, Souza, Batshuayi, Hutchinson (78 Salih Uçan), Pjanić, Larin (61 Kenan Karaman), Ghezzal (89 Gökhan Töre), N'Sakala, Welinton
  • Matchday 2 (28/09/2021)
    AFC Ajax 2-0 Beşiktaş JK
    1-0 Berghuis 17, 2-0 Haller 43
    Ersin Destanoğlu, Rosier, Rıdvan Yılmaz (46 Gökhan Töre), Souza, Salih Uçan (46 Oğuzhan Özyakup), Batshuayi, Bozdogan, N'Sakala, Kenan Karaman, Serdar Saatçı, Umut Meraş (73 Vardar)
  • Matchday 3 (19/10/2021)
    Beşiktaş JK 1-4 Sporting Clube de Portugal
    0-1 Coates 15, 1-1 Larin 24, 1-2 Coates 27, 1-3 Sarabia 44 (P) , 1-4 Paulinho 89
    Ersin Destanoğlu, Rosier, Souza, Batshuayi, Pjanić, Larin (73 Gökhan Töre), Ghezzal, N'Sakala, Welinton, Vida, Alex Teixeira (80 Kenan Karaman)
  • Matchday 4 (03/11/2021)
    Sporting Clube de Portugal 4-0 Beşiktaş JK
    1-0 Pedro Gonçalves 31 (P) , 2-0 Pedro Gonçalves 38, 3-0 Paulinho 41, 4-0 Sarabia 56
    Ersin Destanoğlu, Rıdvan Yılmaz, Montero (46 Alex Teixeira), Souza, Hutchinson (61 Salih Uçan), Mehmet Topal, Larin (61 Bozdogan), Ghezzal (78 Gökhan Töre), Necip Uysal, Welinton, Kenan Karaman
  • Matchday 5 (24/11/2021)
    Beşiktaş JK-AFC Ajax
  • Matchday 6 (07/12/2021)
    Borussia Dortmund-Beşiktaş JK

AFC Ajax

  • UEFA Champions League - Group stage
    Matchday 1 (15/09/2021)
    Sporting Clube de Portugal 1-5 AFC Ajax
    0-1 Haller 2, 0-2 Haller 9, 1-2 Paulinho 33, 1-3 Berghuis 39, 1-4 Haller 51, 1-5 Haller 63
    Pasveer, J. Timber, Álvarez, Gravenberch, Tadić, Antony (70 Neres), Mazraoui (70 Rensch), Blind (81 Schuurs), Martínez, Haller, Berghuis (77 Taylor)
  • Matchday 2 (28/09/2021)
    AFC Ajax 2-0 Beşiktaş JK
    1-0 Berghuis 17, 2-0 Haller 43
    Pasveer, J. Timber, Álvarez, Gravenberch, Tadić, Antony (71 Neres), Mazraoui, Blind, Martínez, Haller, Berghuis (71 Klaassen)
  • Matchday 3 (19/10/2021)
    AFC Ajax 4-0 Borussia Dortmund
    1-0 Reus 11 (og) , 2-0 Blind 25, 3-0 Antony 57, 4-0 Haller 72
    Pasveer, J. Timber, Álvarez, Gravenberch, Tadić, Antony (76 Neres), Mazraoui (83 Rensch), Blind, Martínez, Haller (83 Daramy), Berghuis (69 Klaassen)
  • Matchday 4 (03/11/2021)
    Borussia Dortmund 1-3 AFC Ajax
    1-0 Reus 37 (P) , 1-1 Tadić 72, 1-2 Haller 83, 1-3 Klaassen 90+3
    Pasveer, J. Timber, Álvarez (46 Klaassen), Gravenberch, Tadić, Antony, Mazraoui, Blind, Martínez, Haller, Berghuis (67 Kudus)
  • Matchday 5 (24/11/2021)
    Beşiktaş JK-AFC Ajax
  • Matchday 6 (07/12/2021)
    AFC Ajax-Sporting Clube de Portugal

Last updated 05/11/2021 15:27CET

Competition facts Only this chapter

UEFA Champions League: Did you know?

Overall records
• Chelsea in 2012/13 are the only defending champions to fail to get through a group stage since the UEFA Champions League began. (This record, like the others, includes the seasons between 1999/2000 and 2002/03 that featured a second group stage). In 1992/93, Barcelona were the reigning European Champion Clubs' Cup holders and lost 4-3 on aggregate in the second round to CSKA Moskva.

• In 2016/17 Real Madrid became the first team to successfully defend the UEFA Champions League trophy, with AC Milan (1989, 1990) the previous club to win consecutive European Cups. Milan (1994, 1995), Ajax (1995, 1996), Juventus (1996, 1997) and Manchester United (2008, 2009) all returned to the UEFA Champions League final as holders only to lose.

• Real Madrid then made it three wins in a row in 2017/18, becoming the fourth club to win three or more successive titles in European Cup history, and the first to do it twice.

• Only two teams have ever won the UEFA Champions League on home soil: Borussia Dortmund (1997, final in Munich) and Juventus (1996, final in Rome), while Manchester United lost the 2011 final in London and 12 months later Bayern München were beaten in the showpiece in their own stadium, the Fußball Arena München.

• Bayern's victory against Paris Saint-Germain in the 2020 UEFA Champions League final was their 11th successive win in the competition (18 September 2019 to 23 August 2020), setting a new record that they extended to 15 before being held at Atlético de Madrid on Matchday 5 in 2020/21. Bayern themselves (2 April 2013 to 27 November 2013) and Real Madrid (23 April 2014 to 18 February 2015) jointly held the previous best with ten, one more than Barcelona's winning run between 18 September 2002 and 18 February 2003.

Group stage
• Barcelona have finished as group winners on 21 occasions, four more than Real Madrid and Bayern München and six more than Manchester United. Barça also hold the record for the most unbeaten group stage campaigns with 13, five more than Real Madrid.

• Seven teams have recorded six successive victories in a UEFA Champions League group stage: Milan (1992/93), Paris Saint-Germain (1994/95), Spartak Moskva (1995/96), Barcelona (2002/03, first group stage), Real Madrid (2011/12 and 2014/15) and Bayern (2019/20).

• Twenty-one teams have gone through a UEFA Champions League group stage without picking up a single point, most recently AEK Athens in 2018/19.

• In 2017/18, Paris Saint-Germain set a new group stage record by scoring 25 goals, one more than Bayern München managed in 2019/20. Liverpool are next on the list having scored 23 in 2017/18 with Borussia Dortmund hitting 21 in 2016/17. Manchester United (1998/99), Barcelona (2011/12, 2016/17) and Real Madrid (2013/14) all managed 20.

• Only Deportivo La Coruña (2004/05), Maccabi Haifa (2009/10) and Dinamo Zagreb (2016/17) have failed to score in a group stage.

• BATE Borisov conceded 24 goals in 2014/15, a new group stage record which was matched by Legia Warszawa in 2016/17. The previous mark, 22, was held by Dinamo Zagreb (2011/12) and Nordsjælland (2012/13).

• No team has ever gone through a UEFA Champions League group stage without conceding a goal. Milan (1992/93), Ajax (1995/96), Juventus (1996/97 and 2004/05), Chelsea (2005/06), Liverpool (2005/06), Villarreal (2005/06), Manchester United (2010/11), Monaco (2014/15), Paris Saint-Germain (2015/16), Barcelona (2017/18) and Manchester City (2020/21) all let in just one.

• Matchday 6 of 2013/14 marked FCSB's 23rd successive game in the competition without a victory, surpassing the previous record of 22 set by Spartak Moskva between December 2000 and November 2006.

• Marseille hold the record for successive defeats in the competition, group stage to final, having lost 13 in a row between March 2012 and November 2020. The 2-0 loss at home to Porto on Matchday 4 of the 2020/21 competition surpassed Anderlecht's previous competition record of 12 losses in a row between December 2003 and November 2005. Dinamo Zagreb are next with 11 consecutive losses on two occasions, from September 2011 to November 2012 and September 2015 to December 2016.

• The lowest total for a team qualifying from the group stage is six points: Zenit in 2013/14 and Roma in 2015/16. Since three points for a win was introduced in 1995/96, ten teams have made it through with seven points: Legia Warszawa (1995/96), Dynamo Kyiv (1999/2000), Liverpool (2001/02, second group stage), Lokomotiv Moskva (2002/03, first group stage) and eventual finalists Juventus (2002/03, second group stage), Rangers and Werder Bremen (2005/06), Galatasaray (2013/14), Basel (2014/15) and Atalanta (2019/20).

• Napoli failed to qualify from their group with 12 points in 2013/14, the highest total of any team not to reach the next stage when the top two in each section progressed. Dynamo Kyiv (1999/2000, second group stage), Borussia Dortmund (2002/03, second group stage), PSV Eindhoven (2003/04), Olympiacos and Dynamo Kyiv (both 2004/05), Werder Bremen (2006/07), Manchester City (2011/12), Chelsea and Cluj (both 2012/13), Benfica (2013/14), Porto (2015/16) and Ajax (2019/20) all missed out with ten points.

Goalscoring records
• Lionel Messi became the first player to score five goals in a match in Barcelona's 7-1 win against Bayer Leverkusen on 7 March 2012, a feat matched by Shakhtar Donetsk's Luiz Adriano at BATE Borisov on 21 October 2014. Fifteen more players, also including Messi and Robert Lewandowski twice, have scored four times in a game, most recently Sébastien Haller for Ajax at Sporting CP on Matchday 1 in 2021/22. That was the fifth quadruple in succession to be scored away from home after Bayern's Serge Gnabry and Lewandowski (group stage v Tottenham and Crvena zvezda respectively) and Josip Iličić (Atalanta v Valencia, round of 16 second leg) all achieved the feat in 2019/20 and Olivier Giroud did likewise for Chelsea at Sevilla in the 2020/21 group stage.

• Cristiano Ronaldo set a new record for a UEFA Champions League group stage with 11 goals in 2015/16, Messi got ten goals in 2016/17, a figure matched by Robert Lewandowski in 2019/20; Ronaldo (2013/14, 2017/18) and Luiz Adriano (2014/15) scored nine while Zlatan Ibrahimović (2013/14), Ruud van Nistelrooy (2004/05), Filippo Inzaghi, Hernán Crespo (both 2002/03), Lewandowski (2018/19) and Erling Braut Haaland (2019/20) all managed eight.

• Messi's hat-trick against PSV Eindhoven on Matchday 1 of the 2018/19 competition was his eighth in the competition, a mark Ronaldo matched against Atlético de Madrid in that season's round of 16 second leg.

Oldest and youngest players
• Lazio goalkeeper Marco Ballotta is the oldest player to compete in the UEFA Champions League having featured against Real Madrid on Matchday 6 in 2007/08 aged 43 years 252 days. Alessandro Costacurta is the oldest outfield player; the Milan defender was 40 years and 211 days when he played against AEK Athens in 2006/07.

• Francesco Totti is the oldest player to score in the competition, aged 38 years 59 days, in Roma's 1-1 draw at CSKA Moskva on 25 November 2014. Ryan Giggs (37 years 290 days) was the previous record holder.

• Youssoufa Moukoko is the youngest player to have appeared, aged 16 years 18 days for Borussia Dortmund at Zenit on 8 December 2020. He replaced Celestine Babayaro, who was 16 years 87 days when he started for Anderlecht against Steaua Bucureşti on 23 November 1994; Babayaro was sent off in the 37th minute.

• Ansu Fati's winner for Barcelona at Inter on Matchday 6 in 2019/20 made him the youngest goalscorer in UEFA Champions League history, at the age of 17 years 40 days. He eclipsed the previous record of Olympiacos's Peter Ofori-Quaye (17 years 195 days) that had lasted since 1 October 1997.


Team facts Only this chapter

Beşiktaş JK
Nickname: Kara Kartal (The Black Eagles)

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• None

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 16 (2021)
Turkish Cup: 10 (2021)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Champions League unless otherwise indicated)
UEFA Europa League third qualifying round (having transferred from UEFA Champions League second qualifying round)
UEFA Europa League group stage
UEFA Europa League group stage
round of 16
UEFA Europa League quarter-finals (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
UEFA Europa League group stage
UEFA Europa League round of 16 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League play-offs)
2013/14: UEFA Europa League play-offs (excluded from the group stage)
did not participate in UEFA competition
UEFA Europa League round of 16

UEFA club competition

• Biggest home win
6-0: Beşiktaş v B36 Tórshavn
02/08/18, UEFA Europa League second qualifying round second leg

• Biggest away win
0-5: Sarajevo v Beşiktaş
03/10/02, UEFA Cup first round second leg

• Heaviest home defeat
0-5: Beşiktaş v Dynamo Kyiv
14/03/87, European Cup quarter-finals first leg

• Heaviest away defeat
8-0: Liverpool v Beşiktaş
06/11/07, UEFA Champions League group stage

UEFA Champions League (group stage to final only)
• Biggest home win
3-0: Beşiktaş v Barcelona
19/09/00, first group stage

• Biggest away win
1-3: Porto v Beşiktaş
13/09/17, group stage
0-2: Chelsea v Beşiktaş
01/10/03, group stage

• Heaviest home defeat
1-4: Beşiktaş v Sporting CP
19/10/21, group stage
0-3: Beşiktaş v Wolfsburg
03/11/09, group stage

• Heaviest away defeat
8-0: Liverpool v Beşiktaş (see above)


AFC Ajax
Formed: 1900
Nickname: Godenzonen (Sons of the Gods)

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• European Cup/UEFA Champions League (4): (1969), 1971, 1972, 1973, 1995, (1996)
• UEFA Cup Winners' Cup (1): 1987, (1988)
• UEFA Cup (1): 1992, (2017)
• UEFA Super Cup (2): 1973, (1987), 1995
• European/South American Cup (2): 1972, 1995

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 35 (2021)
Dutch Cup: 20 (2021)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Champions League unless indicated otherwise)
UEFA Europa League quarter-finals (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
UEFA Europa League round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2017/18: UEFA Europa League play-offs (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
UEFA Europa League runners-up (having transferred from UEFA Champions League play-offs)
UEFA Europa League group stage (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
UEFA Europa League round of 16 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2013/14: UEFA Europa League round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
UEFA Europa League round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
UEFA Europa League round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)

UEFA club competition
• Biggest home win
14-0: Ajax v Red Boys Differdange
03/10/84, UEFA Cup first round second leg

• Biggest away win
1-8: HJK Helsinki v Ajax
19/09/79, European Champion Clubs' Cup first round first leg

• Heaviest home defeat
0-4: Ajax v Real Madrid
23/11/10, UEFA Champions League group stage

• Heaviest away defeat
5-1: Bayern München v Ajax
22/10/80, European Champion Clubs' Cup second round first leg
4-0 on four occasions, most recently v Barcelona
18/09/13, UEFA Champions League group stage

UEFA Champions League (group stage to final only)
• Biggest home win
4-0 three times, most recently v Borussia Dortmund
19/10/21, group stage

• Biggest away win
1-5 twice, most recently v Sporting CP
15/09/21, group stage

• Heaviest home defeat
0-4: Ajax v Real Madrid (see above)

• Heaviest away defeat
4-0 twice, most recently v Barcelona (see above)



The all-time record of the competing clubs in UEFA club competition.

UEFA club competition: These are the official statistics considered valid for communicating official records in UEFA club competition defined as European Champion Clubs' Cup, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Cup Winner's Cup UEFA Super Cup, UEFA Intertoto Cup and European/South American Cup. Matches in the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup and the 1972 Super Cup are not included as they were not held under UEFA auspices, while the FIFA Club World Cup is excluded.

Match officials

UCL: Total matches officiated in the UEFA Champions League from 1992/93 season, group stage to final only. Matches where the official has acted as the fourth official are not included in these statistics. These are the official statistics considered valid for communicating official records.

UEFA: Total matches officiated in UEFA club competition including all qualifying round matches. Matches where the official has acted as the fourth official are not included in these statistics. These are the official statistics considered valid for communicating official records.


Club competitions
  • UCL: UEFA Champions League
  • ECCC: European Champion Clubs' Cup
  • UEL: UEFA Europa League
  • UCUP: UEFA Cup
  • UCWC: UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
  • SCUP: UEFA Super Cup
  • UIC: UEFA Intertoto Cup
  • ICF: Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
National team competitions
  • EURO: UEFA European Football Championship
  • WC: FIFA World Cup
  • CONFCUP: FIFA Confederations Cup
  • FRIE: Friendly internationals
  • U21FRIE: Under-21 friendly internationals
  • U21: UEFA European Under-21 Championship
  • U17: UEFA Under-17 Championship
  • U16: UEFA European Under-16 Championship
  • U19: UEFA Under-19 Championship
  • U18: UEFA European Under-18 Championship
  • WWC: FIFA Women's World Cup
  • WEURO: UEFA European Women's Championship

Competition stages

  • F: Final
  • GS: Group stage
  • GS1: First group stage
  • GS2: Second group stage
  • 3QR: Third qualifying round
  • R1: First round
  • R2: Second round
  • R3: Third round
  • R4: Fourth round
  • PR: Preliminary round
  • SF: Semi-finals
  • QF: Quarter-finals
  • R16: round of 16
  • QR: Qualifying round
  • R32: Round of 32
  • 1QR: First qualifying round
  • 1st: first leg
  • 2QR: Second qualifying round
  • 2nd: second leg
  • FT: Final tournament
  • PO: Play-off
  • ELITE: Elite round
  • Rep: Replay
  • 3rdPO: Third-place play-off
  • PO - FT: Play-off for Final Tournament
  • GS-FT: Group stage – final tournament

Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable
  • f: Match forfeited


  • -: Denotes player substituted
  • +: Denotes player introduced
  • *: Denotes player sent off
  • +/-: Denotes player introduced and substituted

Squad list

  • D: Disciplinary
  • *: Misses next match if booked
  • S: Suspended
  • UCLQ: Current season total UEFA Champions League appearances in the qualifying rounds and play-offs only
  • UCL: Current season total UEFA Champions League appearances from group stage onwards prior to current matchday
  • UCL: Total appearances in the UEFA Champions League from 1992/93 season, group stage to final only
  • UEFA: All-time total appearances in UEFA club competition including qualifying
  • Disclaimer: Although UEFA has taken all reasonable care that the information contained within this document is accurate at the time of publication, no representation or guarantee (including liability towards third parties), expressed or implied, is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. Therefore, UEFA assumes no liability for the use or interpretation of information contained herein. More information can be found in the competition regulations available on