Champions League • Group C
  • 2nd Half
  • Ajax
  • Borussia Dortmund
  • Timber
    90'
  • BrandtKnauff
    88'
  • HallerDaramy
    83'
  • MazraouiRensch
    83'
  • HummelsPongracic
    79'
  • MeunierWolf
    79'
  • AntonyNeres
    76'
  • Haller
    72'
  • BerghuisKlaassen
    69'
  • Antony
    57'
  • MalenHazard
    53'
  • 1/2 Time
  • Ajax
  • Borussia Dortmund
  • SchulzCan
    45'
  • 1st Half
  • Ajax
  • Borussia Dortmund
  • Witsel
    42'
  • Álvarez
    33'
  • Blind
    25'
  • Reus (o.g.)
    11'
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Ajax - Borussia Dortmund

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  • End of 2nd Half
90'+3 

FULL-TIME: It's all over here in Amsterdam as Ajax record an emphatic win in Borussia Dortmund's heaviest ever Champions League defeat.

90'+3 

Hazard fires a Dortmund free-kick over the bar.

90'+2 

Kobel denies Ajax a late fifth as he clears up Neres effort.

90'+1 

There's an incredible atmosphere at the Johan Cruijff Arena as Ajax fans prepare to celebrate their side's emphatic victory.

88'

A final substitution for Dortmund as Ansgar Knauff replaces Julian Brandt.

83'

Noussair Mazraoui and Haller are replaced by Devyne Rensch and Mohammed Daramy.

79'

A couple of Dortmund changes as we enter the final stages of the game. Hummels and Meunier are replaced by Marius Wolf and Marin Pongracic.

79' 

Almost an instant impact from Neres! He's denied after his effort is cleared off the line.

  • David Neres
    OffAntonyAjaxEveryone inside the Johan Cruijff Arena are on their feet to send Antony on his way after a man of the match performance. He's replaced by David Neres.
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  • David Neres
    OnDavid NeresAjax
75'

Everyone inside the Johan Cruijff Arena are on their feet to send Antony on his way after a man of the match performance. He's replaced by David Neres.

74' 

Ajax nearly had a fifth. It's one of those games where they look like they're going to score every time they drive at the Dortmund back line. Antony whips in a ball across the six yard box but Haller fails to get on the end of it.

  • Sébastien Haller
    GoalSébastien HallerAjaxHaller tops off a superb strikers performance with a headed goal. Blind whips in a brilliant cross for Haller who plants the ball into the back of the net with ease. Game over!
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71' 

Haller tops off a superb strikers performance with a headed goal. Blind whips in a brilliant cross for Haller who plants the ball into the back of the net with ease. Game over!

71'

GOAL! Haller makes it four!

  • Davy Klaassen
    OffSteven BerghuisAjaxAjax make their first change of the evening.
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  • Davy Klaassen
    OnDavy KlaassenAjax
 

Ajax make their first change of the evening.

66' 

HAALAND DENIED AGAIN! Pasveer is having a great game between the Ajax sticks. Haaland has had a handful of chances this half to mount a comeback for Dortmund, but his latest effort is straight down the goalkeepers throat.

61' 

Berghuis has certainly taken his first-half form into the second period...

  • Antony
    GoalAntonyAjaxAn excellent finish from Antony who looks to have wrapped this up for Ajax. A cross came in on the left-hand side, was flicked on by Haller who found Antony, once again cutting inside on that dangerous left foot to steer it beyond Kobel.
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57' 

An excellent finish from Antony who looks to have wrapped this up for Ajax. A cross came in on the left-hand side, was flicked on by Haller who found Antony, once again cutting inside on that dangerous left foot to steer it beyond Kobel.

57'

GOAL! Ajax have another and Antony finally has his goal!

54' 

Chance for Ajax. Antony runs at the Dortmund defence, cuts inside on his left foot but curls his effort well wide of the far post.

  • Thorgan Hazard
    OffDonyell MalenBorussia DortmundDortmund make their second change of the evening. Donyell Malen makes way for Thorgan Hazard.
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  • Thorgan Hazard
    OnThorgan HazardBorussia Dortmund
52'

Dortmund make their second change of the evening. Donyell Malen makes way for Thorgan Hazard.

  • Emre Can
    OffNico SchulzBorussia DortmundOne change to report from the half-time break. Nico Shulz is replaced by Emre Can.
    TodayFouls1Free Kicks1
  • Emre Can
    OnEmre CanBorussia Dortmund
50'

One change to report from the half-time break. Nico Shulz is replaced by Emre Can.

49' 

WHAT A SAVE! Gravenberch is denied again. The ball is fired across the six-yard box and Kobel makes a great stop with his feet from a close-range effort.

47' 

OFF THE BAR! This is the closest Dortmund have come tonight. Haaland latches on to the end of a ball over the top of the Ajax defence, but his effort is pushed onto the bar.

  • 2nd Half
45' 

The second half is underway.

20:57 

A solid first 45 minutes from Lisandro Martínez

45' 

HALF-TIME: It has been all Ajax in the opening 45 minutes! They lead Dortmund 3-0.

45' 

Haaland almost gets one back for Dortmund. He finds himself some space inside the Ajax box but can't direct his effort past Remko Pasveer who palms the ball away.

43' 

PENALTY SHOUT! Haller wants a penalty but he's not going to get one. He flicks the ball past the Dortmund defender and falls to the ground before he's able to get a connection.

42' 

OFF THE POST! Gravenberch comes close to making it 3-0 from the free-kick but Grobel is at full-stretch to push the ball onto the post.

  • Axel Witsel
    Yellow cardAxel WitselBorussia DortmundAxel Witsel is booked after bringing down Tadic just outisde the penalty area. Free-kick Ajax.
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41'

Axel Witsel is booked after bringing down Tadic just outisde the penalty area. Free-kick Ajax.

36' 

Gravenberch squanders a great chance! He makes a clever run down the centre as the ball is lofted over the Dortmund back-line, but the Ajax forward can't get the ball under control and is dispossessed.

35' 

Bellingham's frustration is growing. He escapes a yellow card after a late challenge on Ryan Gravenberch.

31' 

It has been all Ajax so far! Kobel is called into action to deny Haller after a smart Ajax move.

28' 

Ajax nearly make it three! Antony, who has looked electric down the right-hand side, takes on his opponent and plays in Berghuis, who steers it wide.

  • Daley Blind
    GoalDaley BlindAjaxIt's a great effort from the former Manchester United man. Haller received the ball just inside the Dortmund penalty area with his back to goal, managed to hold it up and lay off Bind, who struck the ball on the half-volley with his left foot, sending the ball off the near post and in to double Ajax's lead!
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24' 

It's a great effort from the former Manchester United man. Haller received the ball just inside the Dortmund penalty area with his back to goal, managed to hold it up and lay off Bind, who struck the ball on the half-volley with his left foot, sending the ball off the near post and in to double Ajax's lead!

24'

GOAL! What a strike! Daley Blind makes it 2-0!

23' 

We have a brief pause in play here as Thomas Meunier receives treatment.

22' 

Ajax are sitting deep and allowing Dortmund to have the ball in their half, but the visitors are yet to capitalise.

19' 

The away side are starting to get a hold back in this game. They've had a few chances to counter attack as the game opens up. Haaland does well to get a low cross in across the 6-yard box from the right hand side but no one was able to meet it.

18' 

Haller and Tadic are linking-up well and causing Dortmund problems in the final third.

16' 

Dortmund are struggling to get out of their own half now. After a calm start to the game, they're feeling the pressure as Ajax push for a second.

12' 

The goal came from a tricky bit of play from Steven Berghuis down Ajax's right flank, who forced Hummels into a foul. Tadic whipped the ball in across the face of the goal with the final touch coming off Dormund captain Reus and whistling into the net.

  • Marco Reus
    Own-goalMarco ReusBorussia DortmundGOAL! Ajax lead and it's been coming in the last few moments! Dusan Tadic's free-kick just wide of the 18-yard box gets a touch off Marcos Reus and deflects beyond Kobel!
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11'

GOAL! Ajax lead and it's been coming in the last few moments! Dusan Tadic's free-kick just wide of the 18-yard box gets a touch off Marcos Reus and deflects beyond Kobel!

10' 

Ajax piling on the pressure here. Gregor Kobel called into action to deny Daley Blind from close-range.

8' 

BIG CHANCE! Mats Hummels denies Antony an almost certain Ajax goal!

7' 

The visitor's are looking to get the ball into Haaland from out wide in the early stages.

4' 

Dortmund look in control, calmly passing the ball around a smoke-filled pitch at the Johan Cruijff Arena. Ajax fans let off an array of fireworks moments before the referee blew the whistle for kick-off.

1' 

KICK-OFF: After a short delay, we're underway in Amsterdam.

19:55 

COUNTDOWN: Five minutes until kick-off

19:45 

It could be a goal-fest here at the Johan Cruijff Arena tonight!

The Eredivisie's second top goal scorer Haller (6) and the Bundesliga's top scorer Erling Haaland (9) both start in this group C clash...

19:31 

Ajax are out and warming-up, less than 30 minutes until kick-off!

19:30 

Marco Rose makes one change to his Dortmund side that beat Mainz 3-1 on Saturday. Emre Can is replaced by Axel Witsel.

19:20 

Sebastian Haller keeps his place in the starting XI after getting on the score sheet at the weekend in the Ajax's 2-0 win at Heerenveen. Erik ten Hag otherwise makes three changes to his side, bringing in Lisandro Martinez, Edson Alvarez and Antony to replace Perr Schuurs, Mohammed Kudas and Davy Klaassen.

19:15 

Both sides will be looking to maintain their 100% record so far this European campaign. Tonight's host's sit at the top of group C on goal difference, with the visitor's in second, both on six points heading into match day three.

19.05 

DORTMUND: Kobel, Schulz, Meunier, Hummels, Akanji, Bellingham, Brandt, Witsel, Reus (C), Malen, Haaland,

Subs: Hitz, Unbehaun, Hazard, Wolf, Can, Passlack, Knauff, Pongracic, Zagadou, Reinier, Tigges

19:00 

AJAX: Pasveer, Timber, Alvarez, Gravenberch, Tadic (C), Antony, Mazraoui, Martinez, Haller, Berghuis.

Subs: Gorter, Setford, Schuurs, Klaassen, Neres, Danilo, Rensch, Labyad, Kudus, Taylor, Daramy, Tagliafico

18:55 

Good evening and welcome to Eurosport's LIVE digital coverage as Ajax host Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on match day 3. Kick-off in at the Johan Cruijff Arena is at 20:00 BST.