Sporting Portugal - Ajax 4 - 2 (9/7/1988)


Match Information
Competition UEFA Cup
Season 1988-89
Round 1
Home Sporting Portugal
Away Ajax
Final Score (regular time) 4 - 2
Halftime Score 3 - 1
Referees Bridges
Spectators 75,000
Stadium Estadio Jose Alvalade
Average age of starting lineup 25.52
Number of official Ajax 1 matches of starting lineup 819


Ajax (match selection)
Player Active Position Remark
Stanley Menzo Start Keeper
Hans Werdekker Start Defender
Peter Larsson Start Defender
Frank Verlaat Start Defender
Mark Verkuyl Start Defender
Aron Winter Start Midfielder
Arnold Scholten Start Midfielder
Arnold Mühren Start Midfielder
Dennis Bergkamp Start Forward
Stefan Pettersson Start Forward
John van 't Schip Start Forward
Wim Jonk Bench
Rob Witschge Bench
Ajax (unavailable)
Player Active Remark
Danny Blind Suspension
Marciano Vink Injured
Ron Willems Injured
Jan Wouters Suspension


Sporting Portugal Minute Ajax
First half
Goal Oceano 6
18 Goal (header) Stefan Pettersson
Goal Cascavel, from penalty 19
Goal Joao Luis 26
Second half
46 Substistuted Aron Winter out, in Wim Jonk
61 Substistuted Arnold Mühren out, in Rob Witschge
Goal Litos, from penalty 75
80 Goal Stefan Pettersson
Yellow card Mendes
Yellow card John van 't Schip
Yellow card Stanley Menzo
Yellow card Frank Verlaat
Yellow card Rob Witschge




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