'A tremendous beatdown': How Ajax sent Cristiano Ronaldo & Juventus crashing out | Champions League

  • Published on Apr 17, 2019
  • Alejandro Moreno, Dan Thomas, Shaka Hislop, Craig Burley and Gab Marcotti of ESPN FC offer post-match analysis on the second leg of Juventus vs. Ajax in the 2019 UEFA Champions League quarterfinals, in which the Dutch side shocked Cristiano Ronaldo & Co. 2-1 thanks to goals from Donny van de Beek and Matthijs de Ligt. They discuss how it happened, what's next for Massimiliano Allegri and Juve, what it means for the Netherlands, and more.
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  • mag magather
    mag magather 2 days ago

    Ajax knocked Juventus and cristiano ronaldo out of champions league!

  • rahul stark
    rahul stark 4 days ago

    Dont worry Liverpool 4-0 barca 😅😅

  • Jay L.A
    Jay L.A 13 days ago

    We're back people. How many of you enjoyed how messi went missing yesterday. I know I did.

  • Russel Stephan
    Russel Stephan 14 days ago +2

    Look at the TITLE "Knocks Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus" 😂😂 . is Ronaldo not part of the team?

  • Fraz Samad
    Fraz Samad 24 days ago

    Please give chance to ronaldo😭😭😭🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

  • Rikus Van der meulen
    Rikus Van der meulen 24 days ago

    Come on ajax❌❌❌📛📛📛

  • Ricky & Barabba
    Ricky & Barabba 26 days ago


  • Paul Beij
    Paul Beij 26 days ago

    Stupid fat American in London. What a stupid analysis. Cuntface! Groeten uit Holland 🇳🇱🇳🇱🇳🇱

  • Fidel Fonseca Sooko
    Fidel Fonseca Sooko 26 days ago


  • P1nkR
    P1nkR 26 days ago +3

    If anything, this shows how UEFA is on the wrong path and bringing down the game of football. It's just dreadful to have 4 or 5 teams from Spain and England in the group stages of the Champions League each year, and a team like Ajax having to start their season in July and fight through 3 qualifying matches when they do not even have a squad together yet. UEFA are destroying the game in the long term trying to get as much money as they can in the short term. And then those rich teams only get richer and can buy every single player from this Ajax team to make sure they will not be a threat next year. It's a fucking disaster.

  • Paul de Boer
    Paul de Boer 27 days ago +25

    I see a lot of comments about Ajax beating Real Madrid and also Juventus, but don't forget they also played 2 ties against Bayern Munich which they should have won (even the Bayern coach admitted they were lucky) and two matches against Benfica (quarter finalist Europa league) one win and one draw away. In al those 4 matches Ajax was the better team.

  • Frank
    Frank 29 days ago

    False stats all over the place, did you actaully see the match.....the first match ajax dominated juv, ronaldo scored a cheeky goal nd wasnt seen the whole match. Neres scored the 1-1 first match second match juventus craweld out of hes shell but still ajax had possesion of 58% first half, second half it was above 63% , if anyone would have watched the match will tell me that im right...

  • Gaetano BC
    Gaetano BC 29 days ago

    juventus / Italia hasn't had a solid defender since 2006! all these younger Italian defenders absolutely suck ! they lack speed, range , and are very poor at man marking. chiellini, barzaglia, and bounucci all stink !!!

  • Medusa Kara
    Medusa Kara 29 days ago

    Ajax played really well and the win was deserved. And as for Juventus, they can’t expect that Ronaldo does all the work...i mean, to get to the semifinals he scored the goal and now he scored too. He’s one of the best in the world, but he can’t carry the team all by him self. No matter how good he is, he doesn’t replace a team

  • Mirror Image
    Mirror Image Month ago +2

    And... and... and CR7 cannot make miracles all the time. He did his big bit in this match in addition to the many goals he scored already including his usual hat-tricks. So Ajax didnot kick CR7 out of the Champs league. JUVENTUS kicked him out.

  • Mijntel Mijntelefoon

    The Dutch league isn't that bad. At least we have a real competition. Ajax lost at PSV away 3-0 and lost away to my club Feyenoord 6-2 this season. In Holland we are used to a titlerace going down to the very last competitiongame.

  • Peter van den Brink
    Peter van den Brink Month ago +1

    Keep talking about this Ajax team! #WZAWZDB

  • Isa Track
    Isa Track Month ago

    Sorry Juventus!
    -xx The Netherlands

  • gargi das
    gargi das Month ago

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  • Jeff Araujo
    Jeff Araujo Month ago

    If Barca losses too I bet they won't talk in the same manner like there doing now. I bet

  • Jeff Araujo
    Jeff Araujo Month ago

    Tremendous beat down? Really they won by one goal and CR7 scored in both games he did his part and no one else stepped up

  • JackA
    JackA Month ago +1

    Everyone talking shit on ronaldo, how about you try and score 125 CL goals

  • zeta kupatadze
    zeta kupatadze Month ago

    Some one from dutch i do leave a like if you are from dutch

  • ebrahim nikpay
    ebrahim nikpay Month ago


  • Aditya Aswal
    Aditya Aswal Month ago

    Ronaldo should have stayed to RMA

  • Angus Scrimm
    Angus Scrimm Month ago

    Juve will never win CL again....this proves it. Even with Ronaldo who carried the entire club like a baby in CL and they still fail. They made to 2 finals without CR7 ...with him, can’t even get to semis.

  • fitness
    fitness Month ago

    The Pillars of Ajax are : Blind, Lasse, Ziyech, Tadich, Onana and Tagliafigo not Frenkie, deligt and van debeek !!! they are good players but not what the media made them....

    • mpvip678
      mpvip678 28 days ago

      That is simply not true they are great

  • Melvin De leon
    Melvin De leon Month ago

    I mean why are people happy with Ronaldo getting knocked out ?😂😂is it bc he won that shit 4 years in a row ?😂😂I understand that

  • geoffrey nduhiu
    geoffrey nduhiu Month ago +1

    ajax is lacky

  • TiktokNL
    TiktokNL Month ago


  • Spic Democrat
    Spic Democrat Month ago +1

    What makes Cristina Penalda a real loser is that she shaves her legs and wear pantyhose !!!!!

  • Spic Democrat
    Spic Democrat Month ago +5

    All honest Italians are celebrating Ajax victory over the corrupt Juventus !!!!!

  • patrick scholten
    patrick scholten Month ago

    Don,t worry, ,love AJAX , and be happy

  • TR P
    TR P Month ago

    Like als je ook een Nederlander bent

  • GewoonJari
    GewoonJari Month ago

    Dude Ajax aren’t underdogs

    CASAPOUND Month ago +1

    At the end of the day the Netherlands will never win a world cup. So lap it up Ajax.

    • BeingJohnMalkowitz
      BeingJohnMalkowitz Month ago +1

      And Juve never wins the Champions League ever again , no matter how much money you spent

  • Nate Higgers
    Nate Higgers Month ago +1

    If it ain't Dutch it ain't much!!

  • dutch fly
    dutch fly Month ago

    Ajax is gewoon beter eeeeeeeeeeeeh ajaaaaaax

  • shwayTV
    shwayTV Month ago

    Thank god we didn't get allegri . what a boring manager!

  • Gabby S
    Gabby S Month ago


  • ilovelifan
    ilovelifan Month ago

    no chance for JV next year coz C7king may leave JV this summer.......maybe go to MU that Ferguson really wants C7king to return...or Paris playing wid Mbappé or Barcelona wid Messi.. I think this is the consistency problem with C7king n JV players......in the match all JV players were lazy except for C7king who was desired to win. Defense n Midfield performed really really bad...Really disappointed... also Coach strategy of JV was so old n prudent n players could not cooperate with C7king well....without C7king JV 99% stopped elimination round ..............

  • Arunachal Entertainment

    Everything is wrong with juventus player ..midfielder and defence should be change completely and good forward to support cr7 only then juventus will win champion league title next yrr

  • ritik Rao
    ritik Rao Month ago

    So sad😭😢😵😷

  • Rishabh Jain
    Rishabh Jain Month ago

    dybala has suffered the most I guess
    he is a great young talent but is not being given enough chances whenever mandzukic is playing
    dybala should be playing every match alongside ronaldo
    he would get to learn a great deal from him
    nd the problem of not enough pace in the team would be solved atleast for the final third with bernardeschi on the right wing

  • ItalBres 92
    ItalBres 92 Month ago +3

    Ajax can win the Treble! They are first in Eredivisie and fighting for the title with PSV, they are in the Cup final against Willem and now in the semis of the CL!

  • Alex Bisogno
    Alex Bisogno Month ago +2

    De lijt is a guaranteed giant of a signing for Liverpool de lijt and van dyke I'm defence, would destroy

  • SilversRelly
    SilversRelly Month ago +15

    Yohaan Cruyff would be so proud 🙂

  • Benjamin South
    Benjamin South Month ago

    I'd love to see them win the champions league... Ajax are a quality team. I am an arsenal fan and would love to see David neres in a arsenal shirt

  • Michael Holmgaard
    Michael Holmgaard Month ago

    EPSN pundits are much better than Sky Sport's

  • Henk Oosterink
    Henk Oosterink Month ago +2

    Juventus 18 points ahead in the Italian League.....? Haha.

  • Sjoef De Haas
    Sjoef De Haas Month ago

    We already have a next new talented generation upcoming after this one. The future looks very bright for Ajax and Netherlands. Hopefully we can finally take a trophy again.. We always get credits for playing great but we didn't win anything since 1995.

  • Raymon Plug
    Raymon Plug Month ago +2

    all the credits to ajax,
    but all these kind of interviews ends with " yeah, but Real isnt the Real it was last year" "Yeah but Bayern isnt the Bayern from last year" "yeah but Juventus isnt the Juventus from last year".
    they are doing an absolutely wonderfull job against each and everyone of them.

    they will slaughter (no offence) Tottenham hotspurs aswell.
    the way they play, the way the youngsters growing up alongside the veterans, its a match made in heaven.
    no doubt about going through to the finals,,, Barcelona will be another level, but well see. ive got faith in them.

  • Henrikson Samuelson

    Totally Agree with the fat guy! We totally Overrated Experience. Forget about experience, if you play well, you could beat any experienced team. simple.

  • multigrooves
    multigrooves Month ago

    Glad to see the racists out!

  • Jonathan Peña
    Jonathan Peña Month ago +2

    Juventus' squad is too old. Italy overestimates experience.

  • Go Reds
    Go Reds Month ago +27

    If Ajax can beat both Madrid and Juventus away they can beat any team and win the Champion's League.

    • Go Reds
      Go Reds 12 days ago

      +LFC 77 They played the long ball in the second half and engaged in the Spurs' physical game while they should have played their own passing game like they did the first half. Ajax has nobody to blame but themselves for this loss, they have enough quality to beat Spurs and they proved that during the first leg. Shit happens.

    • LFC 77
      LFC 77 12 days ago

      They sure proved it against Tottenham. Not.

    • ngtr
      ngtr 25 days ago

      They are able to and i hope so, but thats only if they play on their best every game, especially if theyre up against barcalona

  • Hidde Baartscheer
    Hidde Baartscheer Month ago

    Ajax is fighting on three fronts, they’re in the cup final too. They want to win three prices

  • Andre Wevers
    Andre Wevers Month ago

    I think that only De Ligt (80, Barca) , De Jong (80 Barca) Ziyech (5, Munich?) will leave and maybe only when they do make an offer Ajax cannot refuse (Neres, but only for 70+) The rest I think they will stay.. max 4 will leave (Instead of Neres, who signed also a new contract, also Tagliafico could move to Atletico madrid for 40 + ...... we wil manage that.. dont forget for a team as Ajax with a total budget of 90 m, this year they will receive prox 450 - 500 M ... we have also a good scouting system... trust us

  • Andre Wevers
    Andre Wevers Month ago

    Our under 17 of Ajax is suberb .. wait 3 years.... they are comming... thats Ajax.. no problem... we are proud that many of our talents are playing in the topteams of Europe....the whole youth pleys in the same system...

  • TychMetEenO
    TychMetEenO Month ago +7

    Where’s my dutch people at 🇳🇱🇳🇱🇳🇱🇳🇱

  • NoxZeyy
    NoxZeyy Month ago

    Zijn hier ook Nederlandsers

  • Keenan Henry
    Keenan Henry Month ago

    Finally someone on the panel said it... Experience is overrated! I have been of that belief for some time that when it comes to winning titles or knockout games, everyone seems to believe that experience is what wins it simply because it's what usually happens. But, fail to realize, until now, that experience played a less significant role in said team's triumph than their actual performance, tactics, determination and effort. Now Gab has shed the light on this and I'm glad for it.

  • Weekend Travel
    Weekend Travel Month ago

    Gab Marcotti is the worst person on ESPN FC all he does is 'uhm".

  • Magic Baeblade
    Magic Baeblade Month ago +1


  • Feisal Silva
    Feisal Silva Month ago

    Aguero was not offside and lorrente handball #man city fan win lose draw still city fan # city should have gone through # so angry

  • Daniel Stanneveld
    Daniel Stanneveld Month ago

    Why didn't nobody expected what Tadic performed?🤔 He was for 5 years the best player in the Eredivisie when he played for FC Groningen and FC Twente!

  • valitsaki AVG
    valitsaki AVG Month ago

    Ajax played like a top team, but even their own teammates expected their other teammates to shoot when instead, they passed the ball. Could have been a beatdown easily.

  • Tanuj Pandey
    Tanuj Pandey Month ago

    No Chiellini, no Douglas Costa, No Mandzukic. Playing 11 were not best. Rugani, Szczęsny, Cr7, Emre Can, Bonucci, Alex Sandro were fine. Berna, Dybala, Pjanic, Matuidi, Di Sciglio and Kean were waste.

  • Nyamarungu Jr
    Nyamarungu Jr Month ago

    Few days back all of the pundits were praising Juventus for their great performance BUT tooday Ajax Out played them and all over sudden THE BOARD is to BLAME

  • Jordi Mak
    Jordi Mak Month ago

    Good riddance.

  • TrumpCat
    TrumpCat Month ago

    Its a team game , when you have a team thats hungry and working as a team things like this happen.
    My sons Team playing in 1st grade u12 (first time in that top flight) played a team SC (ill call them) that beat them by 10 goals earlier in the year , this team was undefeated in the league with 6 games to go, we play them this Day , SC are at home , game kicks off and you can see our team has turned up to play (even though we hadn't won a game yet) My Son scores in the first 10 min 1-0 , then our other striker scores at the 15 min mark 2 -0 to us .... SC not happy , they start fouling , getting dirty , we go to half time 2-0 up , they - SC come out firing, and score a cheap goal so 2-1 , but our team defends that lead like thier life depends on it , my son (number 9 striker) makes a defensive run chasing down a CDM all the way from the oposition goal box to our corner flag!!!!! tackled and then stayed to mark for the shy in, and stays back as a defender for a good 5 min until we get the ball and then he sprints full pace forward so they had some one to pass to, he gets it , gets taken out , we soak up some more presure, and then the final whistle.
    My Sons team (bottom of the ladder with 0 wins 2 draws) beats the undefeated SC thier team almost all giant kids some almost 6ft , and our team a mismatch team from all different disolved teams that are mostly u11 with 7 under 12 kids , most smaller kids, and only played together for half a season, worked as a team to roll the Division Giants SC , everyone was shocked.

  • ke ne
    ke ne Month ago +1

    Now, some cr7 fans say it's about teamwork, can not do it on their own, but criticizes Messi when Argentina or Barcelona can not win

  • Rishaant Kandhai
    Rishaant Kandhai Month ago +2

    I said it. Never underestimate us❌❌❌😍

  • sdfsd1 asada
    sdfsd1 asada Month ago +3

    'People are talking about the dutch league again',

    No they're not 😂

    • AFCA 1900
      AFCA 1900 Month ago

      sdfsd1 asada yes they are you yank

  • Reda Nebbaki
    Reda Nebbaki Month ago

    Why no one speaking about ziyech? the heart of this team...

    HELL KERBECS Month ago

    Ajax is the best

  • Artorias 020
    Artorias 020 Month ago

    why are people so shocked? Ajax has been ripping apart the top teams left and right. not by being lucky, but by showing top tier football

  • Saint Rich
    Saint Rich Month ago +1

    Ajax went to Bernabua and beat the hell out of Real Madrid people said because Ronaldo was not present anymore in Madrid and Ajax prayed to God to deliver them a team which Ronaldo is, and their prayers was answered Ajax were paired with Juventus in the quarter finals and people already eliminated Ajax with their tactical analysis that Juventus are going to slaughter them, well i guess you all knew what happens at last and history has it all lesson to learn in life don't ever underestimate anyone because you don't know who is who

  • plad plad
    plad plad Month ago +6

    Its like they have no clue about ajax in the 90s...

  • cool girls
    cool girls Month ago

    Those last few words describe Juve's current season so well.

  • broefkip
    broefkip Month ago

    6:10 Ajax is also in the cup final so they are actually fighting on 3 fronts :)

  • Dirk
    Dirk Month ago


  • zizou101
    zizou101 Month ago +5

    Hope ronaldo enjoys watching the semi finals from his sitting room🤷🏼‍♂️🙊🙊🙊🤣🤣🤣

    • Junior R
      Junior R 17 days ago

      I’m pretty sure he’ll enjoy it with his 5 champions league trophies 🤷🏾‍♂️😭

    • Ahmi 7
      Ahmi 7 Month ago

      It's not the first time Ronaldo is out from UCL,

  • Kenneth O'Donnell
    Kenneth O'Donnell Month ago +5

    Why do manchester united need to splash out 300 million, they could decide to follow the ajax model instead

  • sarath LP
    sarath LP Month ago

    Bring me Thanos

  • ARBAN. Lyngdoh
    ARBAN. Lyngdoh Month ago

    Ajax can't win this champions league and DE light can't reach at Ronaldo level...😎

  • Shiv Kumar
    Shiv Kumar Month ago

    In the last four games only he is scoring and what other players r doing..now they say waste of money ..really r u kidding me

  • Arsen Jaye Beltran
    Arsen Jaye Beltran Month ago +1

    I hope Marcelo and Ozil to juve and we'll see the chemistry again

  • Hussie 070
    Hussie 070 Month ago


  • Josh Ward
    Josh Ward Month ago

    Wonder if Shaka hislop still thinks of that Steven Gerrard SCREAMER going past him in the 06 fa cup final

  • Nurma Amanda
    Nurma Amanda Month ago +3

    Lol... I told before Ajax will go semi, now they are 😂

  • NL arthouse
    NL arthouse Month ago +2

    These young ''grandchildren of Johan Cruyff'' destroyed Juventus.
    Semi final against the Spurs!
    4 players of the Spurs have played for Ajax Amsterdam.
    Almost Ajax against Ajax! : )

    • Robin Katsu
      Robin Katsu Month ago

      +NL arthouse thx

    • NL arthouse
      NL arthouse Month ago +1

      ​Answer to:+Robin Katsu ... Jan Vertonghen, Toby Alderweireld, Christian Eriksen, Davinson Sanchez : )

    • Robin Katsu
      Robin Katsu Month ago

      alderwierld vertonghen ericsson who is number 4

  • Vikram Rathod
    Vikram Rathod Month ago

    At the end the best team wins and AJAX was best in that match . Juventus just overconfident that why they are out.

  • Lisa Stroke Play
    Lisa Stroke Play Month ago


  • Putin The Great
    Putin The Great Month ago

    All the CR7 worshippers have come down to reality

  • Patient Ache
    Patient Ache Month ago

    God Ronaldo is such a fucking crybaby

  • nicole medford
    nicole medford Month ago +1

    Long live Higuain

  • PyroBomb
    PyroBomb Month ago

    Lekker hurr

  • Jeff Van Der Linden

    It was a tacticle change from ajax's side that changed the game. Ten Hag explains how he let schone drop deeper giving an extra option in the start of a build up and better options to win the second ball after high pressure of ajax, forcing juve to kick a long ball.. And it worked perfectly. In the first half De Jong was pressured very high by either dybala or bernardeschi and ajax couldnt build up. In the second half schone dropped deeper and suddenly they were able to get out of juves pressure leaving a huge gap in midfield which was perfectly exploited by Ajax midfield and attack by good positioning and incredibke play. Juventus was ripped apart by this tacticle move

  • Mααrʈεn M
    Mααrʈεn M Month ago

    apparently ronaldo is worth more money than all of Ajax