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Match facts: Porto v Dynamo Kyiv

Published: Sunday 21 October 2012, 2.45CET
Match facts: Porto v Dynamo Kyiv
Jackson Martínez is in a rich vein of scoring form for Porto ©AFP/Getty Images
Published: Sunday 21 October 2012, 2.45CET

Match facts: Porto v Dynamo Kyiv


UEFA Champions League statistics
• Porto's 1-0 home triumph against Paris Saint-Germain FC on matchday two means the Dragons have started the UEFA Champions League group stage with two victories for the first time since 1999/2000.

• Porto and Málaga CF are the only teams still to concede in the group stage.

• Lucho González scored in the 2-0 win at GNK Dinamo Zagreb on matchday one and has now registered in all eight seasons he has appeared in the UEFA Champions League – five with Porto and three with Olympique de Marseille.

International duty
• Six Porto players were on senior international duty last week: João Moutinho, Miguel Lopes, Silvestre Varela (Portugal), Jackson Martínez (Colombia), Christian Atsu (Ghana) and Steven Defour (Belgium).

• Martínez scored Colombia's first goal in a 3-0 home friendly win against Cameroon on 16 October.

• Atsu started Ghana's 1-0 victory in Malawi on 13 October, a result which sealed the Black Stars' place in the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.

• Eliaquim Mangala featured in both legs of France's unsuccessful UEFA European Under-21 Championship play-off against Norway.

• Danilo's first goal for Porto was enough to see off fourth-tier CCD Santa Eulália on Saturday to advance to the Portuguese Cup fourth round.

• James Rodríguez's goal against PSG on 3 October was Porto's 400th in competitive matches at the Estádio do Dragão.

• Martínez has scored in each of his last five Liga appearances.

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

Dynamo Kyiv

UEFA Champions League statistics
• Dynamo's 2-0 win against GNK Dinamo Zagreb on matchday two came on Oleh Blokhin's coaching debut in the European Cup. He was appointed Dynamo boss following the dismissal of Yuri Semin on 24 September.

International duty
• Eleven Dynamo players were on senior international duty last week: Yevhen Khacheridi, Denys Garmash, Oleh Gusev, Andriy Yarmolenko, Taras Mikhalik, Maxym Koval and Artem Milevskiy (Ukraine), Ognjen Vukojević, Niko Kranjčar (Croatia), Miguel Veloso (Portugal) and Admir Mehmedi (Switzerland).

• Olexandr Shovkovskiy announced his international retirement on 4 September; he won 92 caps for Ukraine following his debut in November 1994.

• Blokhin was admitted to hospital suffering from hypertension two days after matchday two. The 59-year-old has since been released following surgery, but has been advised to rest and not attend away games until the end of the year.

• Semin and his backroom team were sacked following a 4-1 Ukrainian Cup loss to FC Shakhtar Donetsk on 23 September – the capital side's heaviest domestic defeat since Ukrainian independence.

• Andriy Shevchenko, Ukraine's all-time leading goalscorer, retired in July and is now pursuing a career in politics.

Last updated: 20/10/12 22.22CET

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