The exsanguination of a god

The exsanguination of a god

The comparisons to the Ajax teams of the 1970s and 1990s flowed freely, but this week's result against Real Madrid stands above the great comebacks both those sides can account for

In 64 years of the European Cup and Champions League there have been exactly 10 occasions where a team has lost the first leg of a knockout game at home and gone on to progress to the next round. We all know about what happened in Paris, but the story of the week doesn’t belong there.

Of those 10, Ajax can account for three such comebacks, but...

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