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UEFA Champions League 2018-19: 3 talking points from Group E's final day matches (Bayern, Ajax, Benfica, AEK)

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#2 Ajax narrowly miss out on the top spot to Bayern

Ajax drew a very close game with last year's semi-finalists and Bundesliga champions Bayern to secure the second spot in Group E ahead of Benfica. With an extremely spirited display throughout their European campaign, Ajax are definitely a threat for any team facing them in the last 16.

Ajax v FC Bayern Munich - UEFA Champions League
Ajax v FC Bayern Munich - UEFA Champions League

Tadic scored a brace and Tagliafico added an extra time equaliser for Ajax as the Dutch side played a high-intensity match against a struggling Bayern side. The Ajax attack created multiple difficult situations through their ball possession against Kovac's men and took full advantage of their inconsistent display.

Bayern's Polish star striker Lewandowski praised the Ajax side for their display. "That was a very offensive game," the Poland international said. "But what we showed in the possession game wasn't good. That was missing. "Ajax had more ball possession. We still had a lot of opportunities, but we didn't use them. "Their goalkeeper, Andre Onana, also did a great job. We have a lot more potential.

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