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UEFA Europa League: AFC Ajax - AS Roma Match press kits

UEFA Europa League - 2020/21 SeasonMatch press kits

AFC AjaxAFC AjaxJohan Cruijff ArenA - AmsterdamThursday 8 April 2021
21.00CET (21.00 local time)
Quarter-finals, First leg
AS RomaAS Roma
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Team facts Only this chapter

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: 34 (2019)
Dutch Cup: 19 (2019)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Europa League unless indicated otherwise)
2019/20:
round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2018/19:
UEFA Champions League semi-finals
2017/18: play-offs (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
2016/17:
runners-up (having transferred from UEFA Champions League play-offs)
2015/16: group stage (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
2014/15:
round of 16 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2013/14:
round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2012/13:
round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2011/12:
round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2010/11:
round of 16 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)

Records
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 Cup/UEFA Europa League
• Biggest home win
14-0: Ajax v Red Boys Differdange (see above)

• Biggest away win
0-6: Gent v Ajax
12/09/00, first round first leg

• Heaviest home defeat
0-3: Ajax v Salzburg
21/02/14, round of 32 first leg
0-3: Ajax v Austria Wien (aet)
27/09/89, first round second leg

• Heaviest away defeat
4-1: Budapest Honvéd v Ajax
22/11/78, third round first leg
3-0 on three occasions, most recently v Spartak Moskva
17/03/11, round of 16 second leg

https://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/news/newsid=2196351.html#club+facts+ajax

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AS Roma
Formed:
1927
Nickname: Giallorossi (Yellow and Reds)

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• European Cup: (1984)
• UEFA Cup: (1991)

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 3 (2001)
Italian Cup: 9 (2008)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Europa League unless indicated otherwise)
2019/20:
round of 16
2018/19:
UEFA Champions League round of 16
2017/18:
UEFA Champions League semi-finals
2016/17:
round of 16 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League play-offs)
2015/16:
UEFA Champions League round of 16
2014/15:
round of 16 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2013/14:
did not participate in UEFA competition
2012/13:
did not participate in UEFA competition
2011/12:
play-offs
2010/11:
UEFA Champions League round of 16

Records
UEFA club competition
• Biggest home win
7-0
twice, most recently v Gorica
28/09/00, UEFA Cup first round second leg

• Biggest away win
1-7: Gent v Roma
06/08/09, UEFA Europa League third qualifying round second leg

• Heaviest home defeat
1-7: Roma v Bayern München
21/10/14, UEFA Champions League group stage

• Heaviest away defeat
7-1: Manchester United v Roma
10/04/07, UEFA Champions League quarter-finals second leg

UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League
• Biggest home win
7-0 twice, most recently v Gorica (see above)

• Biggest away win
1-7:
Gent v Roma (see above)

• Heaviest home defeat
0-3: Roma v Fiorentina
19/03/15, round of 16 second leg

• Heaviest away defeat
3-0: Karlsruhe v Roma
15/10/96, second round first leg

https://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/news/newsid=875959.html#club+facts+roma

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Legend

Competitions

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

Statistics

  • -: 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
  • QUAL: All UEFA qualifiers
  • UEL: Current season total UEFA Europa League appearances from the group stage onwards prior to the current matchday
  • UEL: Total appearances in the UEFA Europa League, 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 UEFA.com.