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 those sides can both account for

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
8th March, 2019
Ajax players celebrate after beating Real Madrid. Pic: Getty

Of those eight, Ajax can account for three such comebacks, but none to compare to what we saw on Tuesday night.

In the Bernabeu, the back-to-back-to-back champions held a 2-1 lead from the first leg. They were ahead and Ajax needed to score at least twice to progress. You all know what happened by now. The comparisons to the teams of the 1970s and 1990s flowed freely, but this result stands above the great comebacks...

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