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Tottenham v Ajax - Pub Ammo

Pub Quiz - see bottom of page for answers

1. Which two midlands clubs did Martin Jol play for in the 1980s?

2. Which former Tottenham and Ajax midfielder also played for AC Milan, Inter and Barcelona?

3. Can you name the four current Tottenham players who have represented Ajax before?

4. Which club is Dutch starlet Frenkie de Jong being sold to this summer after a deal was agreed for £65 million?

5. In which decade did the Dutch giants last lift Europe's grandest prize?

Classic Clips

Dusin Tadic: World-beater?

The last time these two sides met in 1981, Spurs cruised to a 3-0 victory in Amsterdam after a winning the first-leg 3-1. As predicted, a Dutchman saying 'Hoddle' is as satisfying as you'd expect.

Shot Power - 94

Did You Know?

  • Ajax are the first side outside Europe’s top five divisions to reach the Champions League last-4 since 2004/05 when PSV Eindhoven were knocked out by AC Milan who themselves progressed to that epic final in Istanbul.
  • Only Lionel Messi (13) has been directly involved in more goals in this season's competition than Dusan Tadic (9).
  • Spurs and Ajax’s combined spending over the past four transfer windows was £25 million LESS than the cost of Virgil van Dijk and Phillippe Coutinho.
  • Tottenham have a favourable record against Dutch sides – they’ve won eight matches against Holland's finest, drawing six and losing just three.
  •  Ajax absolutely love a bit of tactical niggle. The swines have comitted the most fouls of all the teams left in the competition (137) and received the most yellow cards (23).

Quiz Answers

1. WBA and Coventry City

2. Edgar Davids

3. Jan Vertonghen, Davinson Sanchez, Christian Eriksen, Toby Alderweireld

4. Barcelona

5. 1990's - Luis van Gaal led a team of young guns to success in 1995.