Dutch heavyweights Ajax clash with Portuguese giants Benfica in the UEFA Champions League matchday 3 in group E both sides keen to bag the maximum points.
Ajax will keen to take advantage of their native supporters and get the job done against the formidable Portuguese side in an encounter that is expected to be evenly balanced.
The home team head into the clash in high spirits after thrashing Heereven 4-0 away from home in the domestic League and more of the same will be their main target.
Ajax head into the clash in fine form having won all their last four matches save for one draw and another win in this will be their main objective.
The hots currently lead the Champions League group standings with 4 points from two matches played and a convincing win in the clash will surely guarantee them of maintaining the lead at the top of the group.
Benfica travels to the Netherlands hoping to stage an upset and sinking away with the maximum points in a hostile environment.
The Portuguese ginats head into the clash in high morale after beating Sertanense 3-0 away from home in their last Taca Da Portuguese cup encounter and a similar performance and get the job done.
The visitors are currently in fine form heading into the clash bagging for wins in the process and registering one draw in their last five encounters.
Benfica currently lies third in the Champions League group standings with 3 points from two matches and a win in this could see them climb to the summit of the group.
The home side will be counting on Serbian talisman Tosun Tadic to inspire them past the visiting Portuguese who will be keen to hit the visitors on the break.
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The match will be the first competitive match between the two sides.