Liverpool vs Ajax Prediction: Statistical Analysis of Goals, Fouls and Winner

Liverpool vs Ajax Prediction: Statistical Analysis of Goals, Fouls and Winner
Liverpool vs Ajax Prediction

When is Liverpool most likely to score a goal? Liverpool is likely to score in the second half. Reds 58% of the goals has come in the second half. This increases against strong teams, against whom the Reds have scored 80% of the goals in the second half.

When is Ajax most likely to score a goal? Ajax has dominated the first half against most teams in the last five matches and looks set to score in the first half.

Who is most likely to score for Liverpool? Mohammad Salah is likely to score against Ajax, Considering the Inexperience of Ajax’s defence and their not-so-good record against good dribblers

Who is most likely to score for Ajax? You can’t look past Steven Bergjwijn; the kind of form he is in.

Who is likely to win the match? Ajax: 2 Liverpool: 2 or Ajax: 1 Liverpool: 2

All statistical analysis is based on historic performance. Player performance in the final may not necessarily replicate the recent performances.

Ajax will play Liverpool at Anfield Stadium on Matchday two. Currently, Ajax leads Napoli on goal difference in Group A. The results of both teams on Matchday 1 were different. Liverpool’s performance against Napoli was far from what was expected. In contrast, Ajax easily defeated Rangers.

Liverpool vs Ajax Prediction: Goals Scored and Conceded

Liverpool

Goals ScoredGoals Conceded
First 15 minutes21
16 to 30 minutes11
31 to 45 minutes23
46 to 60 minutes22
61 to 75 minutes2
76 to 90 minutes3
First Half55
Second Half72
Total (Last 5 Matches)127

Ajax

Goals ScoredGoals Conceded
First 15 minutes21
16 to 30 minutes2
31 to 45 minutes7
46 to 60 minutes2
61 to 75 minutes2
76 to 90 minutes2
First Half111
Second Half6
Total (Last 5 Games)171
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Forwards Statistics

Liverpool:

  • Luis Diaz has scored 4 goals in eight outings so far in all Competitions and was the Sole scorer for Liverpool against Napoli. The player has taken the Least shots to score goals. He has a Shot accuracy of 45.5% this season.
  • Mohammad Salah has scored 3 goals in eight outings so far in all Competitions. The Egyptian is playing with an accuracy of 33.33%.

Ajax:

  • Steven Bergwijn has scored 7 goals in 6 outings in all Competitions for Ajax. The Forward scored two goals on matchday 1 in the Champions League.
  • Another Dutchman Steven Berghuis has also looked in Imperious touch with 3 goals in Five outings and also assisted two goals so far.

Top Scorers for Liverpool in the Last Season: Champions League

  • Mohammad Salah: 8
  • Sadio Mané: 5
  • Roberto Firmino: 5

Top Scorers for Ajax in the Last Season: Champions League

  • Sebastian Haller: 11
  • Steven Berghuis: 3
  • Dusan Tadic: 2
Shots per goalGoals per Match
Liverpool
Luis Diaz2.50.50
Mohammad Salah3.70.39
Roberto Firmino2.70.50
Ajax
Steven Bergwijn3.71.32
Steven Berghuis2.60.70
Kudus Mohammad2.11.10

Liverpool vs Ajax Prediction: Yellow Card Statistics

Yellow cards per match
Darwin Núñez0.40
Trent Alexander Arnold0.20
Luis Diaz0.20

  • Ajax
Yellow Cards per match
Dusan Tadic0.40
Alvarez0.40
Timber0.20

Liverpool vs Napoli Prediction: Defence Statistics

  • Liverpool has not been great Defensively this season. They have conceded 0.40 goals more than previous season up to this point. Virgil Van Dijk is the only defender in their side who has more than three clearances. The main problem lies in Interception where Liverpool is below par with nine Interception per match.
  • Ajax Defence’s Average age is 23. The defenders are very Strong on Tackles per game with a Success percentage of 80%. The side has been one of the best in Europe this season with 0.50 goals conceded so far. However, Ajax is slightly weak on Interception where good dribblers can pose a threat to this Slightly inexperienced side.
Clearances Per GameTackles Per Game
Liverpool
Van Dijk3.21
Arnold0.21.2
Hendersen0.30.2
Ajax
Blind22
Bassey31.8
Rensch3.21.2

Liverpool vs Ajax Prediction: Goal Keeper Stats

AllisonPasveer
Goals Conceded (per Game) 1.400.50
Clean Sheet24

Liverpool vs Ajax Prediction: Team Stats (All Competitions: 2022/2023)

StatsLiverpoolAjax
Matches86
Goals per game2.253.33
Goals conceding per game1.370.50
Clean Sheets24
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Liverpool vs Ajax Prediction: Head to Head Statistics

Both teams have faced each other four times. Liverpool has the wood over Ajax, The Reds have won twice. The Netherlands’ Champion has won once against Liverpool.

Last Meeting: Liverpool defeated Ajax in their last encounter in the Champions League 1-0.

Liverpool vs Ajax Prediction: Comparative Analysis

In the Last Five Home games in the Champions League, Liverpool has

  • Scored 1.8 goals per match.
  • Conceded 0.8 goals per match.
  • Three clean sheets.

In the last five away games in the Champions League, Ajax has:

  • Scored 2.6 goals per match
  • Conceded 1.2 goals per match
  • No clean sheets.

Liverpool vs Ajax Prediction: Odds

LiverpoolAjax
FcTables1.526.10
SofaScore1.505.75
BettingExpert1.526.10

Liverpool vs Ajax Prediction: Predicted Lineup

Liverpool (4-3-3): Alisson;  Alexander-Arnold, Konate, Van Dijk, Robertson;  Fabinho, Elliott, Alcantara; Diaz, Firmino, Salah

Ajax (4-3-3): Pasveer; Rensch, Timber, Bassey, Blind; Berghuis, Alvarez, Taylor; Tadic, Kudus, Bergwijn

Liverpool vs Ajax Betting Tips

Over 2.5 goals: Yes

  • There have been over 2.5 goals in 90% of Liverpool’s matches this season. In the last five matches, Ajax has scored over 2.5 goals 95% of the time.

Who to score? Mohammad Salah

  • Mohammad Salah has scored the most goals for Liverpool at Anfield. The Egyptian’s shooting accuracy increases by 4% at Anfield.

Most corners: Ajax

  • We expect more press from Ajax in this match and can put Liverpool’s defence under pressure for most of the game.

*All statistical analysis is based on historic performance. Player performance in the final may not necessarily replicate the recent performances.

Liverpool vs Ajax Prediction: Final Analysis and Prediction

This game is expected to be a thriller with two quality teams going against each other. Liverpool has been hot and cold this season and Klopp’s side would be under pressure, especially after a drubbing against Napoli and a threat of potential exit in group’s stage.

Conversely, Ajax has played some outstanding football up to this point. Schreuder’s side has only conceded 3 goals this season and has scored 20 goals. they must be confident about their chances against Under-fired Liverpool side.

Statistical Prediction:

Liverpool has scored 4.5 goals per match at home in preseason and Premier League. Nine goals in those games has come against Bournemouth; who on average has conceded 2.1 goals more than a typical EPL side and has conceded 1.2 goals at home.

Ajax has not lost any away game this season, scoring 2 goals per match and conceding 1 goal per match. Liverpool would be a different challenge, playing at home, Liverpool has shown good form and can get the job done against Ajax.

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