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OL host Ajax for spot in Youth League quarterfinals

Published on 12 March 2019 at 2:04 PM
Youth League : un choc de formations contre l'Ajax (mardi, 16h00)
Tuesday's clash at the Groupama OL Training Center will be a rematch of the 2015-16 Round of 16.

From their 4-1 rout of Manchester City in the first group stage match day to a comfortable 2-0 win over SK Sigma Olomou, the OL U19s have shown that they're capable of great things in the UEFA Youth League. 


How they got here: First place in Group E, qualified directly to the Round of 16.

Group stage record: three wins, two draws, one loss (23 goals scored, eight conceded).

Top scorer: Nicolas-Gerrit Kühn (six goals)



Les Gones will now host Ajax of Amsterdam with a spot in the quarterfinals up for grabs. Tuesday's tie at the Groupama OL Training Center will be a rematch of the 2015-2016 Round of 16, when the likes of Dolberg, Ligt, Wit, van de Beek got the best of Lyon. This time around, the Maxence Caqueret and Lenny Pintor-led Lyon have different plans... and are dreaming big!


  OL'S 20-MAN SQUAD   

Goalkeepers: Barcola, Bonnevie.

Defenders: Anaba, Bard, Kalulu, Ndicka, Pontet, Solet.

Midfielders: Caqueret, Da Silva, Duku, Ehling, Rafia, Thomas. 

Fowards: Cherki, Coly, Griffiths, Oualembo, Pintor, Soumaré. 



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