By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun
ANKARA (AA) - After their stunning display against holders Real Madrid, Ajax continued to marvel the football world in the Champions League, knocking out Juventus and Cristiano Ronaldo to reach semi-finals.
The second-leg in Turin on Tuesday night saw a resilient Ajax side, going down 0-1 in the 28th minute to a Cristiano Ronaldo goal, but did not quit.
Ajax's Van de Beek equalized the match at 1-1 and the overall score at 2-2, giving his team hope.
In the 67th minute, young defender De Ligt sent Ajax fans jubilant as they took a commanding 3-2 aggregate lead.
In the other match of the evening, Spanish giants Barcelona defeated Manchester United 3-0 (4-0 on aggregate) to reach Champions League semi-finals.
Superstar Lionel Messi scored a brace, Brazilian Philippe Coutinho added one as they cruise past United at Camp Nou.