Sports: Dynamo Kyiv keeps chance of Champions League group phase

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The Ukrainian football record champion Dynamo Kyiv may dream of moving into the group phase of the Champions League.

Dynamo Kiew wahrt Chance auf Champions-League-Gruppenphase © provided by Sport1.de Dynamo Kyiv preserves chance of Champions League group phase

The Ukrainian football record champion Dynamo Kyiv can dream of moving into the group phase of the Champions League. In the first leg of the second qualification round, Dynamo came to Fenerbahce Istanbul on Wednesday evening a 0-0. For Kyiv it was the first competitive game since the beginning of the Russian attack war. Because of the uncertain location around the capital, the game was held in the Miejski Stadium in Lodz, Poland.

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The second leg will take place next Wednesday (7:00 p.m.) at the Turkish runner -up in Istanbul, the third qualification round begins on August 2. Dynamo has played his last competitive game 221 days earlier. Since the beginning of the war and the associated demolition of the league,

Kyiv had kept fit with some test and benefit games - such as in April at Borussia Dortmund or about a week against Olympique Lyon. The competitive premiere is considered the beginning of the restart in Ukrainian football. According to plans, the league should start again on August 23 despite the continuing war attacks.

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