We can agree that last night’s match between Real Madrid and Ajax was a historic embarrassment to the Los Blancos.
Following a 2-1 first leg triumph, Madrid seemed to have one foot in the quarter-finals as they made a beeline for Santiago Bernabeu for their second leg conflict with the Dutch powerhouse.
Los Blancos had not been dispensed with in Europe in the wake of winning the primary leg far from home since a 1994-95 UEFA Cup annihilation to Odense Boldklub as they entered Tuesday’s conflict as substantial top picks.
Notwithstanding, it was Ajax who ran wild from the counterbalance, overwhelming the Spanish side in transit to a 4-1 battering that fixed a 5-3 total win for the Eredivisie side.
Accordingly, Real Madrid are the primary ruling Champions League victors to neglect to meet all requirements for the quarter-last stage since Chelsea in 2012-13 as the Blues were disposed of in the main knockout stage that season.
The 4-1 scoreline was additionally the club’s most exceedingly terrible ever edge of annihilation in a home knockout diversion in European challenge, with the capital club having now lost four back to back home matches at the Bernabeu out of the blue since 2004, having done as such just multiple times ever.
That run began with a 2-1 misfortune to Girona on February 17 as Real Madrid looked forward towards a couple of Clasicos with Barcelona.
They lost the initial 3-0 to drop out of the Copa del Rey while Saturday’s 1-0 rout everything except finished their La Liga trusts.
Having scored four objectives on Tuesday, Ajax are only the third away side to score four objectives in a Champions League coordinate at the Bernabeu, joining Bayern Munich in 2000 and Schalke in 2015