Europa League – Pressure eased for Dinamo Zagreb in home return fixture – after securing the victory against FC Krasnodar

They are hopeful of building on this in the second leg fixture
FC Krasnodar vs. Dinamo Zagreb
Technical card:
FC Krasnodar: Dominik Livakovic, Stefan Ristovski, Rasmus Lauritsen, Kevin Theophile Catherine, Josko Gvardiol, Lovro Majer, Luka Ivanusec, Kristijan Jakic, Mislav Orsic, Arijan Ademi and Bruno Petkovic
Dinamo Zagreb: Evgeni Gorodov, Igor Smolnikov, Aleksandr Martynovich, Kaio Pantaleao, Evgeni Chernov, Tonny Vilhena, Kristoffer Olsson, Remy Cabella, Viktor Claesson, Marcus Berg and Shapi Suleymanov
Stadium: the Krasnodar Stadium
Goals: Bruno Petkovic (0-1, min. 15), Marcus Berg (1-1, min. 28), Bruno Petkovic (1-2, min. 54), Viktor Claesson (2-2, min. 69) and Iyayi Atiemwen (2-3, min. 75)

Dinamo Zagreb takes the lead in the knockout after beat this Thursday at the Krasnodar Stadium against Krasnodar by a score of 3-2. With this result, Dinamo Zagreb gets an important advantage after beating away from home, while FC Krasnodar you will have to try harder if you want to move to the next stage of the championship.

Dinamo Zagreb started well with, following a goal from Bruno Petkovic, 15 minutes in. However, they didn’t maintain the lead for long though, an equalizer from a Marcus Berg, 28 minutes in brought FC Krasnodar level to see out the first half 1-1.

The second half started in favour of Dinamo Zagreb, with a new goal from Bruno Petkovic, scoring his second goal in the 54th minute. However, they didn’t maintain the lead for long though, an equalizer from a goal from Viktor Claesson in the 69th minute brought FC Krasnodar level. However, Dinamo Zagreb in the 75th minute found the back of the net via a Iyayi Atiemwen goal, which sealed the victory for the visitors.

Both teams used all their substitutes. For FC Krasnodar Wanderson, Yuri Gazinskiy and Alexey Ionov came on for Shapi Suleymanov, Kristoffer Olsson and Evgeni Chernov, while Dinamo Zagreb brought on Iyayi Atiemwen, Bartol Franjic and Josip Misic to replace Lovro Majer, Luka Ivanusec and Mislav Orsic.

The referee booked Bartol Franjic for Dinamo Zagreb.

After the return match that will take place on 25 de February in the stadium Dinamo Zagreb we will know who will move to the next stage of the European Championship.

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