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Tadic delights in 'superb' accomplishment as Ajax make Champions League history

Dusan Tadic lounged in Ajax's "superb" accomplishment after the last-16 bound Dutch goliaths won their initial four Champions League bunch stage games without precedent for their set of experiences. 

Ajax made the most of their mathematical benefit as they toppled a half-time shortfall to outlive Group C opponents Borussia Dortmund 3-1 in transit to the knockout stage on Wednesday. 

Dortmund commander Marco Reus changed over a 37th-minute penalty after star protector Mats Hummels was dubiously shipped off eight minutes sooner at Signal-Iduna Park. 

Ajax proceeded to control past Dortmund on account of objectives from Tadic, Sebastien Haller and, Davy Klaassen inside the last 21 minutes. 

Eredivisie stalwart Ajax likewise turned into the principal Dutch group to win their initial four matches in a solitary Champions League crusade, while they commended four progressive successes in the opposition interestingly since March 1996. 

"It's superb; four matches and 12 Points," chief Tadic – who has been straightforwardly engaged with 20 objectives in 28 Champions League matches for Ajax (nine objectives and 11 helps) – something like eight more than some other player at the club – told RTL 7 after his 72nd-minute equalizer. 

"It's an extraordinary inclination to beat such a decent group in an incredible arena like this. 

"I thought we played ineffectively in the primary half. We lost belonging time and again. At half-time, we said, that we needed to move the ball around quiaroundand cut out the errors. The subsequent half was greatly improved." 

Regardless of another success, Ajax lead trainer Erik ten Hag was not the fupost-match out and about. 

"We need to take in our illustrations from how we played in the main half assuming we need to advance and learn. We committed a great deal lot of letting our adversaries take advantage of their natural abilities," he told RTL 7. 

"We were excessively anxious and gave u belonging extremely regularly. Yet, we likewise showed that we can have inadequately for the influence of the game and still beat a solid adversary." 

Haller, in the meantime, tumeantimeto be just the fifth player to score in every one of his initial four Champions League appearances, after Ze Carlos (1993), Alessandro Del Piero (1995), Diego Costa (2014), and Erling Haaland (2019).

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