German heavyweights Bayern Munich hosts Dutch giants Ajax in matchday 2 of the UEFA Champions League group C both sides keen to bag the maximum points in what is a heavily anticipated clash.
Bayern will be particularly keen to bounce back from their 2-0 disappointing draw to Hertha Berlin in their last Bundesliga assignment and turn in style against Ajax at their backyard.
The Bavarians head into the match in low spirits after a run of two winless matches against lower side opposition and they will be keen to make amends against Ajax.
Bayern currently seats second in the Champions League group behind their visitors on goal difference and any win will see them climb the top of the group.
Ajax hit the road to face Bayern hoping to sneak away with maximum points in an encounter that will prove to be an uphill task against the wounded Bavarians.
Ajax head into the match in high spirits after defeating Fortuna Sittard in their domestic League to continue with their winning ways.
Ajax currently heads the group with three points with a superior goal difference compared to their hosts and they will be hoping to maintain top spot of the table by peeping their hosts.
Ajax head into them match in commendable form having won four and only lost one of their last five matches coming into the clash and win today will see them make it three wins in a row.
Bayern, on the other hand, has won three, lost once and drawn one of their last five matches prior to the clash.
Bayern will be counting on polish Hitman Robert Lewandoski to find the goals upfront and fire them past their visitors while Ajax will relying on their lethal strike force that comprises of like of former Southampton forward Tuscan Tadic to torment the hosts’ defense.
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The match will be the first competitive meeting between the two sides.