Dinamo Zagreb and Saburtalo face each other in Stadion Maksimir, in a second leg of this phase of the UEFA Champions League (2nd Qualifying Round), after Dinamo Zagreb won in the first leg (0-2).
Dinamo Zagreb :
The home team comes to this second leg with a 2-goal lead, after the victory was 0-2 in the first leg. In the last match he played, for 1. HNL, he won Slaven Koprivnica out by (0‑3). In their last 10 home games Dinamo Zagreb records 8 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games.
Dinamo Zagreb has a good advantage for this lap game, so you can even lose by one goal difference and still move towards the next round. Acting at home, Dinamo Zagreb’s team wants to prevail in the field, trying to control the duel and looking to create their offensive plays efficiently. In the first leg, Dinamo Zagreb managed to win away from home by 2×0. The coach should play at maximum strength in this match.
After the defeat at home, the visiting team comes to this second leg with a 2-goal draw and with the difficult task of recovering this negative result as a visitor. In the last 4 games played as a visitor for all competitions, Saburtalo won 3 and lost 1. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 5 of the last 6 games.
Saburtalo will have a difficult mission ahead, since he needs a victory by three or more goals away from home to achieve his goal, which is to move towards the next phase. To get a good result, the Saburtalo team will have to show a better football than the one they played in the first leg. The coach must not have great absences in this match, so he must present a very competitive team on the field.