Dynamo Kyiv - Club Brugge: Club Facts
Tuesday evening, 19:30. Club start the vitally important match against Dynamo Kyiv. Blauw-Zwart defend a 1-0 lead from the first leg and hope to push through to the Champions League play-off. Get excited about this game with the Club Facts.
the man in black
Ivan Bebek is the referee in Kyiv. The 42-year-old Croatian will be assisted by Goran Pataki, Bojan Zobenica and fourth official Mario Zebec. Stefan Messner is the UEFA Referee Observer, Adrian Ixari the UEFA Match Delegate.
Last Friday a tweaked Club beat KV Oostende 2-0 away. David Okereke scored the opener, thus scoring in all three league fixtures. Percy Tau doubled the lead, it was his second goal in two matches. Ruud Vormer gave his fourth assist in three consecutive matches. With 9 points out of three matches, Club are the only team with the maximum of the points.
seventh trip to ukraine
Dynamo Kyiv suffered a 1-2 league defeat last weekend against rival Shakhtar Donetsk. Like Clement, coach Aleksandr Khatskevich made several changes ahead of the second leg against Club. Regulars like Biesiedin, Buialskyi, Kravaiev and Verbic were rested, Pena, Shepelev, Tsygankov and Rodrigues their replacements.
Dynamo are currently third with six points out of a possible nine. Shaktar lead the pack
Club already travelled seven times to Ukraine, returning home with one win, three draws and three defeats. In five of the seven away games, Club scored at least once.
It's the 11th time Club won the first leg with 1-0. In the previous ten games, five times that result was enough to go through.
Impressive olympic stadium
Kyiv play their home matches in the second largest stadium in Eastern Europe. The NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium was built in 1923 and renovated in 2011 for the 2012 European Championship in Poland and Ukraine.
The seating capacity is now 70.050. In the stadium the 2012 EC final between Spain and Italy (4-0) and the 2018 UEFA Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool (3-1) were played.
other fixtures (13/08)
18u30: Qarabag – APOEL (first leg: 2-1)
19u30: RBK – Maribor (first leg: 3-1)
20u00: Kopenhagen – Rode Ster (first leg: 1-1)
20u00: Ferencvaros – Dinamo Zagreb (first leg: 1-1)
20u30: Ajax – PAOK (first leg: 2-2)
20u30: Olympiakos – Istanbul BB (first leg: 1-0)
20u30: LASK Linz – Basel (first leg: 2-1)
20u45: Celtic – CFR Cluj (first leg: 1-1)
21u00: Porto – Krasnodar (first leg: 1-0)