Ajax hope to utilise their home advantage in this UEFA Europa League first leg tie with Lyon when two teams go head to head on Wednesday night, May 3rd (May 4th in IST).
Ajax Vs Lyon UEFA Europa League May 3rd 2017 Details
Ajax have won two and drawn two of their four previous meetings with Lyon. Ajax have won 95% of their last 22 home games in all competitions, including 100% of their last 11. They have also won 100% of their home Europa League matches this season.
Dates, Fixtures, Schedule
|United States of America (EST Eastern Standard Time)||3.05.2017 15:05 EST|
|England (GMT Europe Time) (United Kingdom)||3.05.2017 20:05 GMT+0|
|India (IST Indian Time)||4.05.2017 0:35 IST|
TV Channels, Telecast Online
|USA TV Viewers watch broadcast at:||Fox Soccer 2GO USA, ESPN Deportes+ USA, Fox Sports GO, Fox Sports 2 USA, WatchESPN, ESPN Deportes Radio, ESPN Deportes USA, fuboTV|
|UK TV Viewers watch broadcast at:||BT Sport 3, BT Sport Live Streaming|
|Indian TV Viewers watch broadcast at:||TEN 1|
Ajax Vs Lyon Live Online Commentary
The home side — Ajax are eyeing to make into a UEFA competition’s final for the first time since 1996. They won the UEFA Cup in 1991/92 and UEFA Champions League in 1994/95 under Louis Van Gaal reign. They are the only team to have made it into all eight editions of the Europa League. Ajax have a 100% win record at home in this season’s Europa League. And they kept 5 cleans sheets from the 6 games played so far. As regards Ajax team news ahead of the first leg of the semis: left back Daley Sinkraven is sidelined with a knee injury, whilst defenders Joel Veltman and Nick Viergever are suspended.
Meanwhile, Lyon are making to a European semi-finals for the first time since the 2009/10 UEFA Champions League. They were knocked out by Bayern Munich on that occasion. The Ligue 1 side is yet to make it to a major European final. Lyon entered the UEFA Europa League knockout stage after finishing third in their UEFA Champions League group. They demolished AZ Alkmaar in the first knockout round, 7–1 at home and 4–1 on the road. The defeated Roma and Besiktas in the subsequent stages, but lost the away legs on both occasions. As regards guests’ team news: defenders Maciej Rybus and Emanuel Mammana are injured, as is the key forward Alexandre Lacazette.