After winning the hearts of nearly everyone, Ajax is going to be eager to repeat (or better) the exploits of last year — and I’m backing them to start their own campaign with a flourish against Lille.
Erik ten Hag remains with the club, that is a enormous increase, and I am convinced they’ll never let standards drop a lot, as they’ve retained most of last year’s squad — with the obvious exceptions of Matthijs de Ligt along with Frenkie de Jong.
Lille have had a mixed start losing their opening 2 Ligue 1 off games against Reims and Amiens –and it is a tall order to acquire anything from a Ajax side in the road.
RB Leipzig look ominously good this year, and that I have them beating against Benfica away from home.
While Leipzig sit on top of the Bundesliga — the side have tasted defeat in the home this effort — even a loss to Porto.
Even a 3-1 away win in a fantastic Borussia Monchengladbach costume a few months ago is proof of the art on the street of Leipzig, and I am confident about their odds on Tuesday.
I have RB Salzburg beating at Genk.
Genk have struggled this year, winning just one off game so far and dropping to KV Mechelen, Zulte Waregem and Sporting Charleroi.
Salzburg have absolutely dominated event and season showed their prowess on the stage, winning all six Europa League set matches against Celtic, Leipzig and Rosenborg, before succumbing from the knockouts.
This is home side’s to reduce.

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