Ajax opens the group stage with a home game against Olympique Marseille

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On Saturday, UEFA announced the fixtures for the UEFA Europa League group stage. Ajax will open the group stage with a home game against Olympique Marseille. The match will take place at 21:00 on Thursday 21 September. The team from Amsterdam were also paired with Brighton & Hove Albion and AEK Athens in the draw on Friday.


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The complete fixture schedule (subject to change):

21 September: Ajax - Olympique Marseille (21:00)
5 October: AEK Athens - Ajax (18:45) *
26 October: Brighton & Hove Albion - Ajax (21:00)
9 November: Ajax - Brighton & Hove Albion (18:45)
30 November: Olympique Marseille - Ajax (21:00) *
14 December: Ajax - AEK Athens (21:00)

*The away games against AEK Athens and Olympique Marseilles are high-risk matches. With regard to booking your trip, we recommend awaiting preliminary consultations with these clubs and the local authorities of both Athens and Marseille. These will discuss Ajax supporters' attendance at these matches and any measures to be imposed. It's currently not certain whether Ajax supporters will be allowed to attend these games. We will be able to provide more clarity on the matches after the preliminary consultations.

All fixture dates and times are provisional and subject to change.

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