On behalf of the second day of the European Football Champions League, Ajax Amsterdam hosted Atalanta Bergamo in Italy, the equation was no unknown, On Tuesday, Ajax was in need of success in their first away game or on hostile soil.
But taking the three points at Atalanta so as not to fall behind very early in the group stage of the Champions League was not possible and the draw (2-2) is already a feat in itself. more so than in the other meeting Liverpool faced the modest Danes of Midtjylland. Zakaria Labyed and Noussair Mazraoui made the trip with the Ajacids to face the Italians of Bergamo. During the previous day they had won largely 4/0 at Spezia and the Dutch lost to Liverpool (1-0).
In Bergamo, Ajax could not achieve its ambitions for not having managed to keep its lead of two goals scored in the first half on a penalty from Tadic and Burkinabè Lassina Traoré. Back from the locker room Zapata for Atalanta put his team back in the game of a double. Mazraoui holder during this meeting was arbitrary, warned he was replaced at the end of the hour just before the equalizer.
In Liverpool after a lamentable first half where the Reds lost Fabinho (hamstring injury) Klopp’s men won very hard against the small thumb of the group on first a goal from Alexander-Arnold in the 53 ‘, the 10,000th scored by Liverpool since its founding in 1892 and by Mo Salah from a penalty at the end of the game. In the standings Liverpool take the powder with e victories followed by Atalanta 4 points from Ajax 1 point and Midtjylland with a zero points.