09/14/2021 at 11:20 p.m. CEST
Kiev Dynamo and Benfica, who shares a group with FC Barcelona and Bayern Munich, this Tuesday drew 0-0 at Ukraine in a game with a clear domination of the Portuguese club, although the game could be taken into account by the home side with a goal from the middle Shaparenko which was canceled in the exam for offside.
Boyko; Kedziora, Zabarnyi, Syrota, Mykolenko; Tsygankov (Karavaev, 76 ‘), Sydorchuk, Shaparenko, De Pena (Verbique, 76’); Buyalskyy et Shkurin (Garmash, 60 ‘).
Vlachodimos; Otamendi, Vertonghen, Morato; Gilberto (Lazaro, 60 ′), Joao Mario (Taarabt, 85 ′), Weigl, Grimaldo; Rafa Silva (Pizzi, 90 ′), Yaremchuk (Núñez, 60 ′) and Everton (Radonjuc, 60 ′).
Anthony Taylor (Angleterre). TA: Sydorchuk (52 ′), Zabarnyi (73 ′), Garmash (82 ′) / Rafa Silva (21 ′), Yaremchuk (44 ′), Weigl (72 ′).
Match corresponding to the first day of the Champions League played at the Olympic stadium in Kiev.
The Benfica came out with a 3-4-3, with the wings Grimaldo and Gilberto like tracks joining the attack. Jorge jesus initially placed an old acquaintance of the Kiev Dynamo, to the Ukrainian striker romain Yaremchouk, which arrived this summer in Lisbon from Ghent.
For their part, the Ukrainians of the Romanian experienced Image of Mircea Lucescu tag They came out with a 4-4-2, with the Uruguayan Carlos de la Pena, who in 2017 crossed the The real Oviedo, as an attacking medium, and with the Belarusian Shkurin – player on loan from CSKA Moscow – as the main offensive asset.
The Benfica He came out to control the play and took control of the ball early on, with particular danger whenever the ball hit the winger’s feet. Rafa. The embodied media João Mario and Julien Weigl they imposed their law in the medulla with a possession at rest greater than seventy percent.
In the 33rd minute, the best chance of the first period, thanks to a balloon flight from the Brazilian Evertonalthough the shot was cleared in the middle Sydortchuk. In the last minutes there were also opportunities for the “benfiquistas”, who failed to finish or Rafa ni Yaremchouk.
The second half started without change and the BenficaDespite the high domination, there were still three exchanges. The first clear round came in the 46th minute after an internship for the former Barcelona player Alexandre Grimaldo, who got to the bottom and focused so that Everton he will end up inside the box, although the ball has fallen into the hands of the goalkeeper Boyko, who came to play in the Malaga during the 2016-2017 season.
At minute 54 there was one of the clearest chances. The disorder in the region Dynamo and finally the ball almost falls into the small area to Yaremchouk, who, at will, crashed into the body of the goalkeeper. And in the absence of 30 minutes, Jorge jesus decided to move the token with a triple change. The Uruguayan entered Darwin Nunez, Serbian Nemanja Radonjic and the Austrian loaned by the Inter Milan, Valentino Lazaro. they were leaving Yaremchouk, Gilberto and Everton.
Last fear for Benfica
For its part, Lucescu removed offending reference Shkurin and gave entry to Denys garmash, an attacking medium. He was trying to get rid of the Portuguese domain on Dynamo, but he barely pulled it off with a half-hearted opportunity, like the one the Uruguayan had Carlos de la Pena in 66, although the shot went to the body of the Argentine central defender Otamendi.
However, in the final minutes, the protagonist of the meeting was the young Ukrainian half. Shaparenko, international with the absolute of your country. In 90, I shot the crossbar of the Dynamo that in forced rejection Vlachodimos make a masterful intervention. In the back corner, Shaparenko succeeded in penetrating the purpose of the Benfica, although the goal was called off for offside. It was the only local push throughout the game, which ended in a scoreless draw, despite the visitors’ dominance.