Marcel Keizer is expected to make one change from the side he deployed against PSV with midfielder Lasse Schöne suspended, though Klaas-Jan Huntelaar is pushing for a recall.
Alessandro Damenis is joined on the sidelines by Desevio Payne and Shane O’Neill.
There have been over 2.5 goals scored in Ajax’s last 13 home games (Eredivisie). Over 2.5 goals 1.28
Ajax have won 13 of their last 15 home matches (Eredivisie). Ajax win 1.10
Ajax have scored at least 3 goals in 8 of their last 10 home matches (Eredivisie). Over 2.5 goals 1.28
Excelsior have lost their last 4 matches (Eredivisie). Excelsior lose 1.10
There have been over 2.5 goals scored in 7 of Excelsior’s last 8 away games (Eredivisie). Over 2.5 goals 1.28
Excelsior have conceded at least 2 goals in their last 4 matches (Eredivisie). Over 1.5 goals 1.07
Ajax are undefeated in 11 of their last 12 matches against Excelsior in all competitions. Ajax win or draw 1.02
~ Ajax returned to winning ways with a convincing 3-0 victory over title rivals PSV at home.
~ Excelsior meanwhile visit Amsterdam on the back of a four-game losing streak.
Previous Meetings (Last 6 matches)
NE 19-03-2017 FT Excelsior 1 : 1 Ajax
ICF 07-01-2017 FT Ajax 1 : 3 Excelsior
NE 29-10-2016 FT Ajax 1 : 0 Excelsior
NE 21-02-2016 FT Ajax 3 : 0 Excelsior
NE 20-09-2015 FT Excelsior 0 : 2 Ajax
NE 08-03-2015 FT Ajax 1 : 0 Excelsior
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