AFC Ajax go up against FC Shakhtar Donetsk in the Club Friendly 2022 at the Amsterdam Arena in Leipzig on Tuesday, July 26. The match will start at 11:30 PM IST (Indian Standard Time). 

AFC Ajax finished first on the points table of the 2021-22 Eredivisie with 26 wins in 34 games. Ajax beat FC Red Bull Salzburg 3-2 in their previous completed Club Friendly game. Dusan Tadic, Mohammad Kudus, and Kenneth Taylor scored a goal each for the hosts. AFC Ajax’s last friendly against Eintracht Frankfurt got cancelled.

FC Shakhtar Donetsk drew Fortuna Sittard 3-3 in their previous Club friendly match. Danylo Sikan, Taras Stepanenko and Oleg Ocheretko were the three goal scorers for the visiting side.

FC Shakhtar Donetsk finished atop the points table in the 2021-22 Ukrainian Premier League having won 15 out of their 18 games and a total of 47 points.

AFC Ajax vs FC Shakhtar Donetsk Club Friendly 2022 odds

Bet365 oddsAFC Ajax: 1.44, FC Shakhtar Donetsk: 4.75, Draw: 4.75

Betway odds: AFC Ajax: 1:45, FC Shakhtar Donetsk: 5.25, Draw: 4.50

10CRIC odds: AFC Ajax: 1.53, FC Shakhtar Donetsk: 5.25, Draw: 4.74

Betwinner odds: AFC Ajax: 1.42, FC Shakhtar Donetsk: 6.10, Draw: 4.94

Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.

AFC Ajax vs FC Shakhtar Donetsk head-to-head

AFC Ajax and FC Shakhtar Donetsk will face each other for the first time.

AFC Ajax have won two, drawn two and lost one in their last five matches whereas FC Shakhtar Donetsk have also won two, drawn two, and lost one in their previous game.

AFC Ajax vs FC Shakhtar Donetsk probable starting lineups

AFC AjaxJay Gorter (goalkeeper), Devyne Rensch, Perr Schuurs, Daley Blind, Owen Wijndal, Kenneth Taylor, Edson Alvarez, Steven Berghuis, Dusan Tadic (captain), Mohammad Kudus, Steven Bergwijn.

FC Shakhtar Donetsk: Andriy Pyatov (goalkeeper), Mykola Matviyenko, Viktor Korniienko, Yukhym Konopila, Marlon, Taras Stepanenko, Dmytro Topalov, Artem Bondarenko, Heorhii Sudakov, Mykhailo Mudryk, Oleksii Kashchuk.

AFC Ajax vs FC Shakhtar Donetsk Club Friendly 2022 top picks and players to watch

AFC AjaxDusan Tadic will be the player to watch out for from AFC Ajax. Tadic scored 13 goals in 34 games in the 2021-22 Eredivisie. The 33-year-old has scored 38 goals in his last 93 matches for AFC Ajax in the Eredivisie.

FC Shakhtar Donetsk: Mykhailo Mudryk will be the top pick from FC Shakhtar Donetsk. Mudryk has scored two goals in the 2021-22 season of the Ukrainian Premier League. The 21-year-old also assisted six times in the Ukrainian Premier League.

AFC Ajax vs FC Shakhtar Donetsk Club Friendly 2022 prediction

AFC Ajax will start as favourites going into the game against FC Shakhtar Donetsk. The hosts have been doing well in their recent outings against strong opponents

FC Shakhtar Donetsk will start as underdogs in the game against AFC Ajax. The visitors have also been doing well but lack the firepower needed to upstage a strong AFC Ajax side