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Dynamo progress after Mönchengladbach fright

Published: Wednesday 29 August 2012, 22.55CET
FC Dynamo Kyiv 1-2 VfL Borussia Mönchengladbach (agg: 4-3)
Dynamo survived a late rally from potential debutants Mönchengladbach to secure a place in Thursday's group stage draw.
Dynamo progress after Mönchengladbach fright
Ideye Brown scored a crucial goal to book Dynamo Kyiv's place in the group stage ©Getty Images

Match statistics

Dynamo KyivMönchengladbach

Goals scored1
 
2
on target5
 
5
off target2
 
8
Corners4
 
6
Offsides8
 
0
Fouls committed10
 
16
Yellow cards1
 
2
Red Cards0
 
0
Possession (%)0
100

Standings

 
Published: Wednesday 29 August 2012, 22.55CET

Dynamo progress after Mönchengladbach fright

FC Dynamo Kyiv 1-2 VfL Borussia Mönchengladbach (agg: 4-3)
Dynamo survived a late rally from potential debutants Mönchengladbach to secure a place in Thursday's group stage draw.

FC Dynamo Kyiv survived a late VfL Borussia Mönchengladbach rally to book their place in the group stage of the UEFA Champions league.

With a 3-1 first-leg deficit to overturn Mönchengladbach controlled the match for long stretches but Dynamo proved defiant in defence. That was until the final 20 minutes, when Yevhen Khacheridi set nerves jangling by heading past his own keeper before Juan Arango drew the aggregate score level. The hosts still held the advantage on away goals, and Ideye Brown chipped a late goal to kill off Die Fohlen's fightback and confirm Dynamo's progress.

Down by two goals the visitors had no choice but to attack if they were to make the group stage in their first appearance in Europe's premier club competition since reaching the semi-finals in 1978. It was a huge ask for Lucien Favre's men, but with two minutes gone they almost got the perfect start. Arango's curved ball over the top sent Patrick Herrmann clear, but the winger was stretching and could only prod an effort wide.

Despite their cushion, Dynamo knew another goal would kill the tie, and, but for Martin Stranzl's perfectly timed intervention, Ideye seemed certain to get it when Oleh Gusev's neat step-over sent the forward through. Barring the threat of Dynamo's Nigerian attacker, the half was dictated by the German side. Mike Hanke shot off target at the back post from Arango's cross, before looping a volley over the bar.

It was all or nothing for Mönchengladbach after the interval and Dynamo brought Favre's men on by sitting deep. Maxym Koval spilled Arango's low shot but Herrmann was unable to turn the loose ball in before Khacheridi headed in to offer a glimmer of hope. That glimmer turned to real belief when Arango thumped a header in with 12 minutes remaining. The visitors threw everything at Dynamo, but when Ideye scored his tenth goal of the season with two minutes left the Dynamo fans finally relaxed, knowing a place in Thursday's draw was theirs.

Last updated: 31/08/12 0.04CET

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Lineups

dynamo kyiv

Dynamo Kyiv

mönchengladbach

Mönchengladbach

35
KovalMaxym Koval (GK)
1
ter StegenMarc-André ter Stegen (GK)
2
Danilo SilvaDanilo Silva
3
DaemsFilip Daems (C)
3
BetãoBetão
4
BrouwersRoel Brouwers
Yellow Card69
4
Miguel VelosoMiguel Veloso
7
HerrmannPatrick Herrmann
Substitution63
9
YarmolenkoAndriy Yarmolenko
9
L. de JongLuuk de Jong
Substitution72
11
IdeyeIdeye Brown
Goal88
Substitution90+3
16
NordtveitHåvard Nordtveit
Yellow Card90+3
19
GarmashDenys Garmash
18
ArangoJuan Arango
Goal78
20
GusevOleh Gusev (C)
19
HankeMike Hanke
Substitution59
33
TaiwoTaye Taiwo
24
JantschkeTony Jantschke
34
KhacheridiYevhen Khacheridi
Goal70
34
XhakaGranit Xhaka
36
NinkovićMiloš Ninković
Substitution46
39
StranzlMartin Stranzl

Substitutes

71
BoykoDenys Boyko (GK)
33
HeimerothChristofer Heimeroth (GK)
5
VukojevićOgnjen Vukojević
Substitution46
Yellow Card65
5
RingAlexander Ring
Substitution63
13
MehmediAdmir Mehmedi
6
CigerciTolga Cigerci
15
Marco RubenMarco Ruben
Substitution90+3
10
De CamargoIgor De Camargo
Substitution72
21
KranjčarNiko Kranjčar
15
Álvaro DomínguezÁlvaro Domínguez
37
YussufAyila Yussuf
17
WendtOscar Wendt
85
RaffaelRaffael
31
HrgotaBranimir Hrgota
Substitution59

Coach

Yuri Semin (RUS) Lucien Favre (SUI)

Referee

Craig Thomson (SCO)

Assistant referees

Derek Rose (SCO), Alasdair Ross (SCO)

Fourth official

Graham Chambers (SCO)

Additional assistant referees

Steven McLean (SCO), Kevin Clancy (SCO)

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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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