Ajax v Brighton: Pick of the stats

  • Ajax are yet to win in the group stage of the Europa League this season (D2 L1). They last started a major European campaign with no wins from four matches in 2015-16 (D3 L1 in the Europa League).

  • Brighton manager Roberto de Zerbi has failed to win any of his last four away games in European competition (D1 L3) since defeating Monaco while managing Shakhtar Donetsk during Champions League qualifying in August 2021.

  • Brighton’s Joao Pedro has scored four goals in three games in the Europa League this season, netting in each match. He could become the fourth player to score in four consecutive games in the competition before turning 23, after Victor Moses, Romelu Lukaku and Amine Gouiri.