Ajax must strike a first blow Thursday to reach the group stage of the Europa League in the play-offs against FK Jablonec, the current number 9 of the Czech Republic. The class difference between the teams should be immediately visible in the Arena, said Tomas Galásek (42), Czech and former captain of Ajax. ,, In the Czech Republic the next week a football party for the people there. So Thursday you already decide everything. ''

Match Details:
Ajax vs Jablonec
UEFA Europa League Qualification
Thursday 27 August 2015
Start at: 22:00

Tomas Galásek felt honored by the invitation of the Ajax management next week to come to the away game against Jablonec. But his fledgling coaching career in the German primary five SV Weiden fit a visit to his homeland in not new, busy schedule. He enters the matches in Germany watching on television.


“Jablonec is a club with a lot of ambition”, said Galásek, who began his career in the Netherlands with Willem II. Last year they became excellent third place and they have the Sparta Prague and eventual champion Viktoria Plzen has made it difficult. This year it's all much more difficult. Jablonec is ninth, although there are only played four league games.

The Czech still reads a lot about Ajax, the club where he was under contract from 2000 to 2006. He looks as much as possible. Also Galásek has followed the debate on the youthfulness of the team. ,, Maybe this team is very young, but it is now very difficult to get an experienced player in that are also adds much to the team. With Christian Poulsen, they had a few years back that type. But De Boer has a lot of confidence in these guys. And there are always new talents at Ajax ready. ''