The Champions League group stage draw was made on Thursday with Ajax placed in a tricky group that includes Liverpool and Atalanta Bergamo.

Ajax were in pot 2 for the draw and were placed into Group D alongside Premier League champions Liverpool, who have Virgil van Dijk and Georginio Wijnaldum in their squad.

Next into the group was Italian side Atalanta Bergamo, who finished third in Serie A last season. Ajax will come up against Hans Hateboer, Marten de Roon and Sam Lammers against the Italians.

Finally, Danish champions Midtjylland completed Group D after they booked their place in the competition by beating Slavia Prague on Wednesday.

The first round of fixtures will take place on the 20th and 21st of October.




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