Ajax was defeated by FC Barcelona on the holy grounds of Camp Nou on Wednesday.
The team from Amsterdam started the match relatively good. The first half, Ajax showed, besides a mistake of Lerin Duarte, good football and was able to keep up with the champs from Barcelona.
In the first half only Messi scored from a free kick after Duarte worked him to the ground. Other attempts from Messi and Neymar were stopped effectively by goal keeper Vermeer.
Attempts from the Ansterdam squad, during the first half, were not successful but created a balance at the field.