Ajax took the lead in the playoff of the round of 32 after beating 2-1 at Lille during the game held this Thursday in the Pierre Mauroy Stadium. The local team came from second place in the group stage with 11 points. With this result, Ajax get a significant advantage after winning away from home, while Lille OSC he will have to try harder if he wants to advance to the next phase of the championship.
In the first half, neither team was right in the face of goal, so the first 45 minutes ended with the same 0-0 result.
In the second half luck came for Lille OSC, which opened its marker with a goal from Tim weah at 72 minutes. But later Ajax put the tables establishing the 1-1 through a goal from the eleven meters of Dusan Tadic at 87 minutes. After a new play, the scoring of the visiting team increased, which came back thanks to a goal from Brian brobbey moments before the final whistle, in 89, concluding the duel with the result of 2-1.
Both coaches made moves on the substitute benches. The coach of Lille OSC gave entrance to Luiz araujo, Jonathan Ikone Y Domagoj Bradaric for Yusuf yazici, Jonathan David Y Reinildo Mandava, while Ajax gave entrance to Brian brobbey, Oussama Idrissi Y Perr schuurs for David neres, Antony santos Y Devyne Rensch.
The referee gave a yellow card to Zeki Celik, Yusuf yazici, Mike maignan Y Renato sanches by Lille already Edson alvarez, Daley Blind, Devyne Rensch Y Brian brobbey by the Amsterdam team.
On February 25 we will know who will qualify: it will be decided in the second leg that will face Ajax in the stadium of Ajax versus Lille OSC.