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Match facts: Dinamo Zagreb v Porto

Published: Saturday 15 September 2012, 2.45CET
Match facts: Dinamo Zagreb v Porto
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Published: Saturday 15 September 2012, 2.45CET

Match facts: Dinamo Zagreb v Porto

Dinamo Zagreb

UEFA Champions League statistics
• Ivan Kelava, Tonel and Domagoj Vida each played all 540 minutes of qualifying.

International duty
• Four Dinamo players were on duty during the recent 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Vida, Josip Šimunić, Kelava (Croatia) and Fatos Beqiraj (Montenegro).

• Beqiraj scored twice as Montenegro beat San Marino 6-0 on 11 September.

Summer transfers
In
Ante Puljić (NK Lokomotiva Zagreb)
Ivan Peko (NK Lokomotiva Zagreb)
Marcelo Brozović (NK Lokomotiva Zagreb)
Duje Čop (RNK Split)
Ante Mrmić (NK Varaždin)
Bryan Carrasco (Audax Club Sportivo Italiano, loan)

Out
Milan Badelj (Hamburger SV)
Mateo Poljak (Western Sydney Wanderers FC)
Jakub Sylvestr (FC Erzgebirge Aue, loan)
Tomislav Barbarić (NK Lokomotiva Zagreb, loan)
Goran Zakarić (NK Lokomotiva Zagreb, loan)
Filip Mrzljak (NK Lokomotiva Zagreb, loan)
Mario Šitum (NK Lokomotiva Zagreb, loan)
Pedro Morales (Club Universidad de Chile, loan)

Miscellaneous
• Dinamo have not lost in 33 games since Ante Čačić took the reins on 23 December 2011, winning 23.

• Dinamo were held by NK Inter Zaprešić on the opening day of the First League season, the first time they failed to win their top-flight curtain-raiser since 2002.

Porto

UEFA Champions League statistics
• Rolando serves a one-game ban on matchday one following his dismissal in February's 4-0 UEFA Europa League round of 32 second leg defeat by Manchester City FC.

International duty
• Eight Porto players were on senior duty at the start of September: João Moutinho, Miguel Lopes, Silvestre Varela (Portugal), Jackson Martínez, James Rodríguez (Colombia), Alex Sandro (Brazil), Christian Atsu (Ghana) and Steven Defour (Belgium).

• Second-half substitute Varela scored within 30 seconds of his introduction as Portugal beat Azerbaijan 3-0 in a FIFA World Cup qualifier held in Braga on 11 September; Moutinho also featured.

• James Rodríguez scored Colombia's opener in a 3-1 qualifying win away to Chile on 11 September. Four days earlier he claimed two assists in the 4-0 triumph over Uruguay.

• Eliaquim Mangala captained France Under-21s in a 4-0 friendly win against Chile on 10 September, three days after their 100% UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying record was ended with a 2-1 loss in Slovakia.

• Atsu opened the scoring as Ghana defeated Mali 2-0 in Accra on 8 September in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

Summer transfers
In
Jackson Martínez (CF Jaguares de Chiapas)
Fabiano (SC Olhanense)
Héctor Quiñones (CPD Junior)

Out
Hulk (FC Zenit St Petersburg)
Álvaro Pereira (FC Internazionale Milano)
Marc Janko (Trabzonspor AŞ)
Beto (SC Braga)
Cristian Săpunaru (Real Zaragoza)

Miscellaneous
• Porto won their 19th Portuguese Super Cup on 11 August, Jackson Martínez's last-minute goal earning a 1-0 victory against Portuguese Cup holders A. Académica de Coimbra in Aveiro.

• Varela signed a new contract on 6 September, tying him to the club until June 2016.

Last updated: 16/09/12 20.50CET

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