The official website for European football

Dynamo spoil Gent debut

Published: Tuesday 27 July 2010, 21.30CET
FC Dynamo Kyiv 3-0 KAA Gent
Andriy Shevchenko was on target as the Ukrainian side got the better of Gent in their first match in the UEFA Champions League.
by Bogdan Buga
from Valeriy Lobanovskiy Stadium
Dynamo spoil Gent debut
Dynamo will take a 3-0 lead into next week's second leg ©Oleksandr Zadiraka
Published: Tuesday 27 July 2010, 21.30CET

Dynamo spoil Gent debut

FC Dynamo Kyiv 3-0 KAA Gent
Andriy Shevchenko was on target as the Ukrainian side got the better of Gent in their first match in the UEFA Champions League.

Andriy Shevchenko was among the scorers as FC Dynamo Kyiv took command of their UEFA Champions League third qualifying round tie with a convincing 3-0 win against KAA Gent at the Valeriy Lobanovskiy Stadium in the Ukrainian capital.

Andriy Yarmolenko opened the scoring in the 19th-minute before late strikes from Shevchenko, with his 58th goal in the competition, and substitute Roman Zozulya left the Belgian club facing an uphill task in the return next week.

Playing in their first match in Europe's premier club competition, Gent started on the back foot. The home side's possession paid in the 19th minute when Gent goalkeeper Bojan Jorgacević deflected Roman Eremenko's cross away from the feet of Denys Garmash, only for Yarmolenko to collect the loose ball, round the keeper and turn it in.

Gent's most likely avenue back into the game looked to be from set pieces and though they began to match the home side for possession, Dynamo were still the more dangerous. Shevchenko in particular was causing the visitors' defence no end of problems, the striker doubling Dynamo's lead after a neat one-two with Garmash put him one on one with Jorgacević.

Gent pushed forward but their hopes of staying in contention for next Wednesday's second leg suffered another blow two minutes into added time when they were caught on the break by Zozulya, who, after being sent clear by Shevchenko, ran half the length of the pitch to round off the scoring.

Last updated: 27/07/10 23.40CET

Related information

Player profiles
Team profiles
Related match
  • SSI Err

http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=0/matches/round=2000116/match=2002727/postmatch/report/index.html#dynamo+spoil+gent+debut

UEFA.com features

The famous UEFA Youth League coaches
  • The famous UEFA Youth League coaches
  • Players who shone for both Inter and Milan
  • No time for losers: Europe's unbeaten league clubs
  • Masterclass: Petr Čech's goalkeeping guide
  • Ten things you never knew about Dinamo Moskva
  • Germany v Spain: their EURO meetings
  • Pick of the Week of Football
  • European Championship's all-time top scorers
  • The national team coaches who kept coming back
  • Dortmund find form with Kramer's help
1 of 10
 
  • © 1998-2014 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The UEFA word, the UEFA logo and all marks related to UEFA competitions, are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.