Ajax will face Liverpool FC, Atalanta Bergamo and FC Midtjylland in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League, as was decided in the draw on Thursday afternoon. The entire schedule will be announced later on. The first round of the Champions League takes place on Tuesday, October 20, and Wednesday, October 21.
The full Champions League calendar for the group stage is as follows:
First round: October 20/21
Second round: October 27/28
Third round: November 3/4
Fourth round: November 24/25
Fifth round: December 1/2
Sixth round: December 8/9
Ajax has secured a place in Pot 2. Initially, Erik ten Hag’s team was likely to end up in the third pot. However, after Sevilla’s Europa League win, Benfica’s elimination in the preliminary round, and Bayern Munich’s victory in the Champions League final, Ajax qualified into the second pot.