All the focus on Monday was set on the Round of 16 in the UEFA Champions League. Tuesday, Ajax will take on Portuguese giants, Benfica for a place in the last eight in Europe’s premier club tournament. The first leg ended in 2-2. The team trained on Monday at sports complex De Toekomst to prepare for the clash with the Portuguese side. Earlier in the day, a press conference was also held in the Johan Cruijff ArenA. Here you can find a summary of the day.
Lisandro Martínez gives us his inside perspective on the Champions League experience. He describes his feelings as he walks onto the pitch, during the hymn, and the chants of the fans behind him.