- 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).
Ajaxhavewon 13 of their last 15 home matches (Eredivisie).
Ajaxhavescored at least 3 goals in 8 of their last 10 home matches (Eredivisie).
Excelsiorhavelost their last 4 matches (Eredivisie).
There have been over 2.5 goals scored in 7 of Excelsior‘s last 8 away games (Eredivisie).
Excelsiorhaveconceded at least 2 goals in their last 4 matches (Eredivisie).
Ajaxareundefeated in 11 of their last 12 matches against Excelsior in all competitions.
- 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.