Who would have thought last season that Erik ten Hag’s men would almost fight for the Champions League final? Nobody. With a team of up-and-coming talents, the Ajax coach has made it to the semifinals of the premier class, eliminating top teams like Juventus and Real Madrid.
Ironically, in the semi-final second leg Ajax lost despite comfortable leadership the game and was sent by Tottenham in the Valley of Tears.
Is the “new” Ajax claiming against PSV? Let’s find out in our betting tip Ajax Amsterdam vs PSV Eindhoven!
There was a national title for Erik ten Hag: With the double Ajax Amsterdam cleared all trophies in Netherlands. Due to the double success of Ajax the Super Cup is played this season against PSV Eindhoven, the runner-up of the last season.
In the match between Ajax Amsterdam and PSV Eindhoven, the reigning double winner is easily in favor of the odds. Whether a tip on the team of Erik ten Hag but will pay, remains uncertain. In the summer, Matthijs de Ligt and Frenkie de Jong were the first performers. Further departures can not be ruled out until the end of the transfer window, especially as the Ajax talents are on the radar throughout Europe.
At the Super Cup between Ajax Amsterdam vs. PSV Eindhoven will therefore not be easy to predict a winner, especially since it is not clear how the departures affected team chemistry.
Ajax Amsterdam – Statistics & Current Form
The “new” Ajax undoubtedly still has enough potential to compete internationally. With players like David Neres, Hakim Ziyech, Dusan Tadic or Donny van de Beek, the team has enough clout on offense. Departures like de Ligt or de Jong are still a problem. After investing in young players, it remains to be seen whether the efficient scouting work at Ajax will pay off again.
In the test games it was missing in part but the offensive liveliness of the last season. The achievements in the preparatory games are difficult to estimate, especially since many players act with the handbrake on in order to rule out injuries before the start of the season as far as possible. The first competitive game of the new season rises for Ajax Amsterdam in the Super Cup against PSV Eindhoven. Since 2013, Ajax could no longer win the Johan Cruyff Cup and has eight titles, three less than the rival from Eindhoven.
With a sensational season coach Erik ten Hag was able to crown the successes with national titles. Only in the semi-final second leg of the Champions League Amsterdam was coldly penalized by Tottenham hero Lucas Moura in the final stages. Mouth wipe and carry on is now the motto. With new entries from Promes, Alvarez, Marin, Martinez and Pierie, the team will be strengthened. Erik ten Hag will only have to do without Bandé and new signing Martinez in the Super Cup. If Ajax defeats PSV Eindhoven, odds of 1.91 will be paid for that tip.
Expected formation of Ajax Amsterdam:
↪ Onana – Tagliafico, Blind, Magallan, Mazraoui – Beautiful, van de Beek – Tadic, Ziyech, Neres – Huntelaar
Last matches of Ajax Amsterdam:
⚽️ 22.07.2019 – Ajax Amsterdam vs Panathinaikos Athens 1: 2 (Friendly Match)
⚽️ 22.07.2019 – Ajax Amsterdam vs OFI Crete 6: 2 (Friendly Match)
⚽️ 18.07.2019 – Ajax Amsterdam vs Watford 2: 1 (friendly)
⚽️ 14.07.2019 – Ajax Amsterdam vs Istanbul Basaksehir 2: 1 (Friendly Match)
⚽️ 29.06.2019 – Ajax Amsterdam vs Aalborg 1: 1 (friendly)
PSV Eindhoven – Statistics & Current Form
Unlike Ajax Amsterdam, the season did not go very well for PSV Eindhoven. In the Champions League, the team of coach Mark van Bommel had anyway no easy ticket caught and had to say goodbye as a group last premature. At national level, on the other hand, neither the KNVB Beker nor the Dutch Eredivisie had the desired success. With three points behind, Ajax was already one matchday before the end of the season as a champion, on the last day of the game was also computationally sealed.
PSV Eindhoven did not play a bad season under van Bommel, but with the heavy CL lot and the national dominance of Ajax luck was not on the side of the Red-Whites. In the preparation the team of van Bommel did not give a bad figure. The PSV Eindhoven defense was the strongest in the Eredivisie with 26 goals in 34 games. The defensive did not perform well in the Champions League qualification match against FC Basel. With two goals conceded PSV Eindhoven has not created a good starting position for the second leg, especially since FC Basel will be against domestic backdrop is not a pleasant opponent. However, goals from Lammers and Malen in the final minutes before the end of the game ensured at least a narrow 3-2 victory.
Heavy departures were on the part of the red-whites not to cope. With Bruma and Baumgartl, the Dutch runner-up has gained reinforcements from the German leagues. After nine years, audience favorite Ibrahim Afellay returned to his old workplace. PSV Eindhoven will have to present themselves in the Super Cup much better than in the recent CL game against FC Basel, otherwise the Ajax offensive will override the team of van Bommel. In contrast to Ajax PSV will also be with the thoughts in the return match against FC Basel, which is why at Ajax Amsterdam against PSV Eindhoven only a few arguments for a prediction on the runner-up can be found.
Expected formation of PSV Eindhoven:
↪ Zoet – Sadilek, Viergever, Luckassen, Dumfries – Rosario, Gutierrez – Bruma Bergwijn, Lozano – Malen
Last matches of PSV Eindhoven:
⚽️ 23.07.2019 – PSV Eindhoven Vs. FC Basel 3: 2 (Champions League)
⚽️ 17.07.2019 – PSV Eindhoven Vs. Wolfsburg 0: 2 (friendly)
⚽️ 12.07.2019 – PSV Eindhoven vs. Aris Thessaloniki 3: 0 (Friendly Match)
⚽️ 07.07.2019 – PSV Eindhoven Vs. OGC Nice 2: 3 (Friendly Match)
⚽️ 03.07.2019 – PSV Eindhoven Vs. Sion 0: 0 (friendly match)
Ajax Amsterdam vs PSV Eindhoven Direct Comparison
In 134 duels between the two Dutch top teams, the balance sheet could hardly have been more balanced. PSV Eindhoven have just two wins more than archrival from Amsterdam. Overall, fell in the 134 derbies an average of 3.31 goals per game, which is why even in this game between Ajax Amsterdam and PSV Eindhoven a tip on a scorching match should certainly be kept on the slip. In the last four duels the balance is balanced. Lastly, the home team always won the victory. Although the Super Cup in Amsterdam will be held with a balanced number of spectators, it is in a way a home game for Ajax.
Ajax Amsterdam vs PSV Eindhoven Our Best Betting Tips Provided by Insider Tipsters
Ajax has lost some of its shine on paper. With players like de Ligt and de Jong, two top performers went in the summer. However, it was already foreseeable during the course of the season that the two players can not be kept in the team in the upcoming transfer window. Too big was the interest of European top clubs, which is why the scouting team of Ajax Amsterdam had to be internationally active again. With new entries, the gap between the two youngsters should be closed. How the team will present in the first competitive game of the new season is not in sight. PSV have had a tough CL match in the last race and will need to play in the important second leg in the coming week.
Key Facts – Ajax Amsterdam vs PSV Eindhoven tips
⭐️ Ajax had to hand in the summer with de Ligt and de Jong two top performers, but has invested the money immediately in new acquisitions.
⭐️ PSV Eindhoven comes after the narrow victory over CL opponents FC Basel with little regeneration time to Amsterdam.
⭐️ Ajax has not won the Super Cup in Holland since 2013.
In terms of match practice, there will probably be no clear differences. PSV Eindhoven did not look good in the CL match against FC Basel and was happy that the comeback success was still successful in the final few minutes. With the offensive of the Double winner from Amsterdam PSV Eindhoven in the Super Cup game will have a lot to do. We expect a strong showing from Ajax Amsterdam against PSV Eindhoven and would place our tip on over 1.5 goals from Ajax in the first half. For this Ajax against PSV Eindhoven betting odds of 4.25 can be tapped. We choose a moderate bet of four units.
Insider Tips: Ajax over 1.5 in 1st HT