Dinamo Kiev and Juventus meet at NSK Olimpijs’kyj, in a match for this stage of the UEFA Champions League (Group Stage). There is no record of direct confrontations between these two teams in the last 3 years. The last meeting was played on 13‑11‑2002 and ended with the score: Dinamo Kiev (1‑2) Juventus. In this game, the home factor may be decisive, since Juventus present considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor.
Dynamo Kyiv :
The home team won access to this group stage, after eliminating Gent in the previous tie, after a home win by (3‑0) and an away win by (1‑2). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games it has registered 10 wins, 1 draw and 4 losses as a visitor, with 33 goals scored and 18 suffered; against 9 victories, 4 draws and 2 defeats in his stadium, with 33 goals scored and 14 suffered. The team comes to this match after a away win against Rukh Vynnyky by (0‑2). In the last 10 home matches for all competitions, Dinamo Kiev won 7, drew 2 and lost 1. Their attack has scored regularly, scoring goals in 9 of the last 10 matches. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 33 of the last 37 matches have ended with Over 1.5 goals.
Dynamo Kiev comes to this game motivated, after a 0x2 victory at the visit to the Rukh Vynnyky stadium, in a match for the Ukrainian championship: the team’s goals were scored by Carlos de Pena and Gerson Rodrigues. It should be remembered that the Ukrainians reach this group stage after eliminating AZ and Gent. Facing a more competent opponent, coach Mircea Lucescu is expected to use a more cautious strategy, seeking only the counterattack to create danger for his opponent. Vladyslav Supryaga is one of the great dangers of this team, being very strong when it comes to scoring. For this match the coach can count on all his players.
The visiting team had direct access to this group stage, which is why it will play its first match in this edition of the competition. This is a stronger team with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they have registered 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 12 victories, 2 draws and 1 defeat in his stadium. In their last match, for Serie A, they drew with Crotone in an away by (1‑1). In their last 10 away matches Juventus has recorded 2 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 19 of the last 22 matches have ended with Over 1,5 goals.
Juventus comes to this game after a 1×1 draw with Crotone, adding the second draw in the last three games: the only goal of the team was scored by Álvaro Morata. It should be remembered that the visitors were the champions of the Italian 19/20 Championship. In this match against Dynamo Kiev, coach Andrea Pirlo must keep the team 4-3-3, favoring the maintenance of possession and organized attacks through the flanks: Federico Chiesa is very fast and very strong in the hand by hand. On the attack front will be Álvaro Morata, a very powerful and strong player when it comes to scoring. For this game the Italian coach cannot count on Aaron Ramsey, Alex Sandro and Matthijs de Ligt, all injured. Quarantined are Weston McKennie and Cristiano Ronaldo.