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Kravets comes good for dogged Dynamo

Published: Friday 27 February 2009, 0.15CET
Valencia CF 2-2 Dynamo Kyiv (agg: 3-3, Dynamo win on away goals)
Yuri Semin's side ended Spain's interest in the UEFA Cup with Artem Kravets striking twice to set up an all-Ukrainian tie with FC Metalist Kharkiv.
Kravets comes good for dogged Dynamo
Artem Kravets celebrates Dynamo's success against Valencia ©AFP

Match statistics

ValenciaDynamo Kyiv

Goals scored2
 
2
Attempts on target5
 
4
Attempts off target3
 
5
Corners6
 
4
Offsides6
 
0
Fouls committed8
 
13
Yellow cards1
 
4
Red cards0
 
0

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Published: Friday 27 February 2009, 0.15CET

Kravets comes good for dogged Dynamo

Valencia CF 2-2 Dynamo Kyiv (agg: 3-3, Dynamo win on away goals)
Yuri Semin's side ended Spain's interest in the UEFA Cup with Artem Kravets striking twice to set up an all-Ukrainian tie with FC Metalist Kharkiv.

FC Dynamo Kyiv ended Spain's interest in the UEFA Cup with Artem Kravets striking twice against Valencia CF to set up an all-Ukrainian Round of 16 tie against FC Metalist Kharkiv, with Yuri Semin's side hosting the first leg.

Kravets crucial
After the teams drew 1-1 in snowy Kiev in the first game, Kravets put the visitors into a 34th-minute lead, and while goals from Carlos Marchena and Asier Del Horno swung the match back in the Spanish club's favour, Kravets had the final say with his second strike settling matters.

Slow start
David Villa's shot from just inside the area called Stanislav Bogush into action after two minutes, while Roman Eremenko had Dynamo's only chance of a disappointing opening spell from the away side, drilling a right-footed effort wide from 20 metres after eleven minutes.

Surprise opener
Villa and Alexis tested Bogush further, but it was Dynamo who took the lead against the run of play with Kravets crashing a low strike into the bottom left corner of César's net. Kravets sent another shot narrowly wide minutes later, and within seconds the Valencia keeper also had to save well from Carlos Corrêa. Then, with Dynamo seemingly on top, Marchena rose highest to head Manuel Fernandes's free-kick past Bogush moments before half-time and draw the hosts level.

Spanner in works
Kravets forced another stop from César after the restart, yet Valencia scored again on 54 minutes as Del Horno pounced after Dynamo had failed to deal with another Fernandes free-kick. Kravets, though, was not to be denied, and he threw a spanner into the works with 17 minutes to go, crashing a shot high into the net from the right after being fed by Corrêa. Unai Emery's men had time to find a winner, but thanks to some resilient Dynamo defending, they were given no space to conjure one.

Last updated: 27/02/09 1.16CET

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Lineups

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Valencia

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Dynamo Kyiv

71
César SánchezCésar Sánchez (GK)
31
BogushStanislav Bogush (GK)
20
AlexisAlexis
26
NesmachniyAndriy Nesmachniy (C)
Yellow Card53
4
AlbiolRaúl Albiol
3
BetãoBetão
5
MarchenaCarlos Marchena (C)
Goal45
Substitution81
17
MikhalikTaras Mikhalik
11
Del HornoAsier Del Horno
Goal54
Yellow Card81
30
El KaddouriBadr El Kaddouri
Yellow Card43
21
SilvaDavid Silva
8
AliyevOlexandr Aliyev
Yellow Card68
18
Manuel FernandesManuel Fernandes
11
R. EremenkoRoman Eremenko
3
MaduroHedwiges Maduro
5
VukojevićOgnjen Vukojević
Yellow Card70
16
Juan MataJuan Mata
Substitution68
18
KravchenkoSerhiy Kravchenko
Substitution65
7
VillaDavid Villa
7
Carlos CorrêaCarlos Corrêa
Substitution78
9
MorientesFernando Morientes
Substitution59
22
KravetsArtem Kravets
Goal34
Goal73

Substitutes

33
GuaitaVicente Guaita (GK)
1
ShovkovskiyOlexandr Shovkovskiy (GK)
2
Curro TorresCurro Torres
2
DopilkaOleh Dopilka
24
MorettiEmiliano Moretti
6
SabljićGoran Sabljić
Substitution88
8
BarajaRubén Baraja
Substitution81
4
GhioaneTiberiu Ghioane
Substitution78
14
VicenteVicente
Substitution68
19
CernatFlorin Cernat
Substitution65
Substitution88
17
JoaquínJoaquín
Substitution59
20
GusevOleh Gusev
19
Pablo HernándezPablo Hernández
70
YarmolenkoAndriy Yarmolenko

Coach

Unai Emery (ESP) Yuri Semin (RUS)

Referee

Damir Skomina (SVN)

Assistant referees

Primož Arhar (SVN), Marko Stančin (SVN)

Fourth official

Roberto Ponis (SVN)

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