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Date TimeAugust 28, 2019
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Champions League play-offs: Dusan Tadic helps Ajax past Apoel Nicosia
Ajax booked their place in the Champions League group stage with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Apoel Nicosia in Amsterdam. After a goalless draw in Cyprus last week, last season’s semi-finalists calmed their nerves with a goal from Edson Álvarez two minutes before the break and then, with Apoel still knowing that an away goal could send them through, Dusan Tadic made it safe with a superb individual strike 10 minutes from the end.
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