Ajax have drawn the winner of the series between FC Copenhagen and MyPa for the third preliminary round of the Champions League. The Danish team, with former Ajax players André Bergdølmo and Jesper Grønkjaer, have won the first match by 2-0 against the Finnish side. Ajax play away first, on 8 or 9 August.
Ajax have played FC Copenhagen three times before. In 1998 it was in a friendly and Ajax won by 4-2.
Under coach Co Adriaanse Ajax played the Danes in the UEFA Cup. After a 0-0 draw in Denmark, Ajax lost at home by 0-1.
Ajax have played only once before against MyPa'47 from Finland. In the summer of 1993, Louis van Gaal's team drew 1-1 in a friendly match. in een oefenduel met 1-1 gelijk.