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UEFA Champions League: GNK Dinamo Zagreb - Atalanta BC Match press kits

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GNK Dinamo ZagrebGNK Dinamo ZagrebStadion Maksimir - ZagrebWednesday 18 September 2019
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Group C - Matchday 1
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

03/10/1990R1GNK Dinamo Zagreb - Atalanta BC1-1
agg: 1-1 ag
ZagrebBoban 54; Evair 59 (P)
19/09/1990R1Atalanta BC - GNK Dinamo Zagreb0-0Bergamo
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Atalanta BC101010100000202011

GNK Dinamo Zagreb - Record versus clubs from opponents' country

UEFA Champions League
07/12/2016GSJuventus - GNK Dinamo Zagreb2-0
TurinHiguaín 52, Rugani 73
27/09/2016GSGNK Dinamo Zagreb - Juventus0-4
ZagrebPjanić 24, Higuaín 31, Dybala 57, Dani Alves 85
03/12/2008GSUdinese Calcio - GNK Dinamo Zagreb2-1
UdineQuagliarella 5, Obodo 78; Bišćan 90+3
09/11/2000R2GNK Dinamo Zagreb - Parma FC1-0
agg: 1-2
ZagrebŠokota 32
26/10/2000R2Parma FC - GNK Dinamo Zagreb2-0
ParmaAmoroso 61, 79
UEFA Champions League
22/08/2000QR3GNK Dinamo Zagreb - AC Milan0-3
agg: 1-6
ZagrebShevchenko 23, 42, José Mari 55
09/08/2000QR3AC Milan - GNK Dinamo Zagreb3-1
MilanShevchenko 21, 59, Comandini 90; Pilipovic 19
03/10/1979R1GNK Dinamo Zagreb - AC Perugia0-0
agg: 0-1
19/09/1979R1AC Perugia - GNK Dinamo Zagreb1-0
PerugiaVujadinovic 43 (og)
02/11/1977R2GNK Dinamo Zagreb - Torino FC1-0
agg: 2-3
ZagrebSenzen 24
19/10/1977R2Torino FC - GNK Dinamo Zagreb3-1
TurinPulici 8, Sala 26, Pecci 49; Bonic 58
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
03/10/1973R1GNK Dinamo Zagreb - AC Milan0-1
agg: 1-4
ZagrebChiarugi 7
19/09/1973R1AC Milan - GNK Dinamo Zagreb3-1
MilanBigon 10, 53, Chiarugi 16; Lalic 70
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
17/03/1965QFGNK Dinamo Zagreb - Torino FC1-2
agg: 2-3
ZagrebJerković 81; Poletti 14, Hitchens 44
03/03/1965QFTorino FC - GNK Dinamo Zagreb1-1TurinSimoni 43; Lamza 48
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
12/04/1961SFGNK Dinamo Zagreb - ACF Fiorentina2-1
agg: 2-4
ZagrebMatuš 15, Haramincic 18; Petris 50
22/03/1961SFACF Fiorentina - GNK Dinamo Zagreb3-0
FlorenceAngeli 40, Da Costa 69, Lazzotti 80

Atalanta BC - Record versus clubs from opponents' country

Atalanta BC have not played against a club from their opponents' country

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Match background Only this chapter

Atalanta's first ever UEFA Champions League match takes them to Croatia to face a Dinamo Zagreb team who are making their seventh group appearance.

• Atalanta are the only club to be making their group stage debut in 2019/20; Dinamo's six previous campaigns have all ended at this stage, most recently in 2016/17.

Previous meetings
• The sides' only previous fixtures came in the 1990/91 UEFA Cup first round, a tie Atalanta won on away goals. After a goalless first leg in Bergamo, Zvonimir Boban gave Dinamo a 54th-minute lead in Zagreb, but an Evair penalty equaliser five minutes later ultimately took Atalanta through.

Play-off highlights: Dinamo Zagreb 2-0 Rosenborg

Form guide
• Dinamo claimed their 13th Croatian league title in 14 seasons in 2018/19 – and 20th in all – but their UEFA Champions League campaign came to an early end with a play-off defeat against Young Boys. Moving into the UEFA Europa League, the Zagreb club finished first in their section before getting the better of Viktoria Plzeň in the round of 32, then bowing out after extra time against Benfica in the last 16 (1-0 h, 0-3 a).

• Nenad Bjelica's side started this season's UEFA Champions League in the second qualifying round, easing past Georgia's Saburtalo 5-0 on aggregate (2-0 a, 3-0 h) before a 5-1 victory over two games against Ferencváros of Hungary (1-1 h, 4-0 a). They then overcame Rosenborg in the play-offs, winning 2-0 at home before a 1-1 draw in Norway.

• Dinamo are unbeaten in eight home European fixtures (W6 D2). A second-leg loss to Young Boys in last season's UEFA Champions League play-offs (1-2) is their only defeat in the last 13 such matches (W9 D3).

• This is Dinamo's seventh UEFA Champions League group campaign overall, and fifth in nine seasons. They have failed to qualify from the group stage in all six previous attempts. In fact, 2018/19 marked the first time in 14 UEFA club competition group stage campaigns – including eight in the UEFA Cup and UEFA Europa League – that the Croatian club had made it through to the next phase.

• Dinamo's record in the UEFA Champions League group stage is W4 D5 L27; they suffered six defeats in their most recent participation, in 2016/17. They have lost their last 11 matches, and won only one of the last 27 (D2 L24) – a 2-1 defeat of Arsenal in Zagreb in September 2015 that ended a 16-year wait for a victory in the competition proper.

• Dinamo have lost their last three matches against Italian clubs, most recently home (0-4) and away (0-2) defeats by Juventus in the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League group stage. Their three victories against Italian sides have come in Zagreb; their overall record reads W3 D4 L12.

Watch Atalanta hit five at Everton in 2017

• This is Atalanta's 36th European match, at the start of their seventh campaign in continental competition. They reached the European Cup Winners' Cup semi-finals in 1987/88 and the UEFA Cup quarter-finals three years later.

• Third in Serie A in 2018/19, their highest ever finish, and Coppa Italia runners-up, this is Atalanta's third successive European campaign. They came through the UEFA Europa League group stage in 2017/18, losing to Borussia Dortmund in the round of 32 (2-3 a, 1-1 h), and were beaten 4-3 on penalties by København in the play-offs of the same competition in 2018/19 after the tie had finished goalless; Atalanta had earlier eliminated Sarajevo (10-2 aggregate) and Hapoel Haifa (6-1).

• Atalanta lost five of their first six away European matches (D1) but have suffered only two defeats in the next 11 (W4 D5) and only one in the last seven (W3 D3), that 2018 loss at Dortmund.

• Those meetings with Dinamo in autumn 1990 are Atalanta's only previous fixtures against a Croatian side.

• Atalanta are the only team to be making their group stage debut in 2019/20 – they are the tenth Italian club to feature and the 141st overall.

The top ten goals of the 2018/19 Champions League

Links and trivia
• Dinamo Zagreb coach Nenad Bjelica was in charge of Spezia from July 2014 to November 2015.

• Atalanta's Croatian midfielder Mario Pašalić started his career with Hajduk Split, scoring twice against Dinamo on 14 September 2013 aged 18. He scored 11 goals in 32 league appearances for Hajduk over two seasons.

• Have played in Italy:
Bruno Petković (Catania 2013–16, Varese 2014 (loan), Reggiana 2015 (loan), Entella 2015 (loan), Trapani 2016, Bologna 2017, Verona 2018 (loan))
Mislav Oršić (Spezia 2013/14)
Mario Šitum (Spezia 2014–16)

• International team-mates:
François Moubandje, Mario Gavranović & Remo Freuler (Switzerland)
Petar Stojanović & Josip Iličić (Slovenia)

• Have played together:
Mario Gavranović & Berat Djimsiti (Zürich 2012–16)
Izet Hajrović & Remo Freuler (Grasshoppers 2010–11)

Latest news

Summer transfers
In: Luka Ivanušec (Lokomotiva Zagreb), Ivo Pinto (Norwich), François Moubandje (Toulouse)
Out: Ivan Šunjić (Birmingham), Amir Rrahmani (Hellas Verona), Luka Menalo (Olimpija Ljubljana, loan), Jan Lecjaks (Omonia, loan), Adrian Šemper (Chievo, loan)

• Dinamo kicked off the new season with a 1-0 win against Rijeka in the Croatian Super Cup on 13 July.

• The Zagreb club won their first six matches of 2019/20 in all competitions, and were unbeaten in their first 12 (W9 D3) before losing 1-0 at Hajduk Split on 31 August, a game they finished with only nine men. They were 1-0 winners at home to Istra on Friday.

• Bruno Petković scored Croatia's third goal in a 4-0 victory against Slovakia in Trnava on 6 September. Mislav Oršić made his international debut as a substitute in the 1-1 draw away to Azerbaijan three days later, Dominik Livaković keeping goal in both those UEFA EURO 2020 qualifiers.

• Amer Gojak scored twice for Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 5-0 EURO qualifing victory against Liechtenstein on 5 September and was also on target in a 4-2 loss in Armenia three days later.

• Arijan Ademi's equaliser earned North Macedonia a 1-1 draw against Israel on 5 September.

• Lovro Majer and Luka Ivanušec both scored as Croatia's Under-21 team beat the United Arab Emirates 3-0 in a friendly; on 10 September, Nikola Moro set up Sandro Kulenović to score in a UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying defeat by Scotland (1-2).

• Mario Gavranović scored Switzerland's final goal in their 4-0 win against Gibraltar on 8 September.

• Spain captain Dani Olmo scored the only goal as Spain's Under-21 team won in Kazakhstan on 6 September and got both in their 2-0 victory against Montenegro four days later.

• During the recent international break, Dinamo's squad played a friendly match against Radnik Križevci to mark the club's 110th anniversary, winning 7-0 with Izet Hajrović scoring three goals.

Summer transfers
In: Luis Muriel (Sevilla), Ruslan Malinovskyi (Genk), Guilherme Arana (Sevilla, loan), Simon Kjær (Sevilla, loan)
Out: Etrit Berisha (SPAL, loan), Federico Mattiello (Cagliari, loan), Gianluca Mancini (Roma), Andreas Cornelius (Parma, loan), Dejan Kulusevski (Parma, loan), Luca Vido (Crotone, loan), Nicolas Haas (Frosinone, loan), Arkadiusz Reca (SPAL, loan))

• Atalanta's first two games of the season both ended 3-2, a win at SPAL on 25 August and a home defeat against Torino on 1 September. They were 2-1 winners at Genoa on Sunday.

• New signing Luis Muriel scored twice on his Atalanta debut at SPAL, while Duván Zapata got both goals in the defeat by Torino; both players scored at Genoa, Zapata getting the winner five minutes into added time.

• Atalanta signed Martin Škrtel on 9 August, but his contract was cancelled by mutual consent three weeks later.

• Timothy Castagne has been out since undergoing meniscus surgery in August; he was an unused substitute on Sunday.

• Muriel scored twice in Colombia's 2-2 draw against Brazil on 7 September, the second goal assisted by Zapata, with Ruslan Malinovskyi finding the net in Ukraine's 3-0 win against Lithuania the same day.

• On 9 September Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini was made an honorary citizen of Bergamo.


Squad list Only this chapter

GNK Dinamo Zagreb - Squad list
Current seasonAll-time
1Danijel ZagoracCRO07/02/198732 - ----2---12-
23Dinko HorkašCRO10/03/199920 - ----------
33Renato JosipovićCRO12/06/200118 - ----------
40Dominik LivakovićCRO09/01/199524 - 6---5-4-24-
6Ivo PintoPOR07/01/199029 - 2---4-9-46-
19Jacques François MoubandjeSUI21/06/199029 - ----3---4-
22Marin LeovacCRO07/08/198831 - 6---3-4-582
28Kévin Théophile-CatherineFRA28/10/198929 - ----4---42-
30Petar StojanovićSVN07/10/199523 - 4---3-9-46-
31Marko LeškovićCRO27/04/199128 - 3---5---231
32Joško GvardiolCRO23/01/200217 - ----------
55Dino PerićCRO12/07/199425 - 6---5-1-202
66Emir DilaverAUT07/05/199128 - 3---4-4-351
5Arijan AdemiMKD29/05/199128 - 61--3-9-636
8Izet HajrovićBIH04/08/199128 - 6---2-2-266
10Lovro MajerCRO17/01/199821 - 3---5---5-
14Amer GojakBIH13/02/199722 - 62--713-294
16Mario ŠitumCRO04/04/199227 - 2---4-8-244
17Luka IvanušecCRO26/11/199820 - ----2---4-
27Nikola MoroCRO12/03/199821 - 4---621-13-
36Marko GjiraCRO05/05/199920 - ----1-----
38Bartol FranjićCRO14/01/200019 - ----------
92Damian KądziorPOL16/06/199227 - 2---41--10-
7Dani OlmoESP07/05/199821 - 53--11--236
9Komnen AndrićSRB01/07/199524 - --------1-
11Mario GavranovićSUI24/11/198929 - 5---6111369
18Antonio MarinCRO09/01/200118 - ----4-----
20Iyayi AtiemwenNGA24/01/199623 - 2---53--4-
21Bruno PetkovićCRO16/09/199425 - 64--62--156
35Roko BaturinaCRO20/06/200019 - ----1-----
39Robert MiškovićGER20/10/199919 - ----------
77Sandro KulenovićCRO04/12/199919 - --------91
99Mislav OršićCRO29/12/199226 - 63--31--228
-Nenad BjelicaCRO20/08/197148 - 6-----5-36-
Atalanta BC - Squad list
Current seasonAll-time
31Francesco RossiITA27/04/199128 - ----------
57Marco SportielloITA10/05/199227 - ----------
95Pierluigi GolliniITA18/03/199524 - ----3---4-
2Rafael TolóiBRA10/10/199028 - ----3---102
4Simon KjærDEN26/03/198930 - ------61444
5Andrea MasielloITA05/02/198633 - ----3---142
6José Luis PalominoARG05/01/199029 - ----1-5-211
8Robin GosensGER05/07/199425 - ----31--101
13Guilherme AranaBRA14/04/199722 - ----1---91
19Berat DjimsitiALB19/02/199326 - ----3---121
21Timothy CastagneBEL05/12/199523 - --------192
33Hans HateboerNED09/01/199425 - ----3---201
41Roger IbañezBRA23/11/199820 - ----------
11Remo FreulerSUI15/04/199227 - ----2---151
15Marten de RoonNED29/03/199128 - ----3---171
18Ruslan MalinovskyiUKR04/05/199326 - ----2---2610
72Josip IličićSVN29/01/198831 - ----2---4115
88Mario PašalićCRO09/02/199524 - ----3-6-233
9Luis MurielCOL16/04/199128 - ----338-246
10Alejandro GómezARG15/02/198831 - ----3---134
91Duván ZapataCOL01/04/199128 - ----3331206
99Musa BarrowGAM14/11/199820 - --------64
-Gian Piero GasperiniITA26/01/195861 - ------1-23-

Last updated 09/10/2020 16:15CET

Head coach Only this chapter

Nenad Bjelica

Date of birth: 20 August 1971

Playing career:
Osijek (twice), Albacete, Real Betis, Las Palmas, Kaiserslautern, Admira, Kärnten

Coaching career:
Kärnten, Lustenau, Wolfsberg, Austria Wien, Spezia, Lech Poznań, Dinamo Zagreb

• Aged 19, Bjelica made his professional debut for home-town club Osijek, scoring seven goals in 23 games in his first full season. In 1992 the Croatian joined Spanish club Albacete where he spent four successful years before spells at Betis and Las Palmas. In summer 1999 he rejoined Osijek for a year, prior to closing out his career in Germany and Austria.

• The playmaker, voted Croatia's player of the year in 2000, was awarded his international debut against Austria in 2001 and was capped nine times by his country. He made two appearances at UEFA EURO 2004 in Portugal.

• Bjelica started life in the dugout in autumn 2007 as player-coach at Kärnten – registering 29 Austrian second division outings that season. Then hung up his boots but remained in charge until early 2009, subsequently taking over at Lustenau and Wolfsberg, whom he guided from the third tier to the Austrian Bundesliga.

• During his final campaign with Wolfsberg, in 2012/13, Bjelica's side missed out on UEFA Europa League qualification by a solitary point. Bjelica left his post to replace Peter Stöger at Austria Wien and soon led his new employers to the UEFA Champions League group stage, overcoming Dinamo Zagreb in the play-offs, but nevertheless only lasted in the post until February 2014.

• Took charge of Italian Serie B side Spezia between June 2014 and November 2015, before two seasons in Poland with Lech. Appointed Dinamo coach on 15 May 2018, within days the club had won both the Croatian league and cup; retained the league title in 2018/19, Bjelica also taking the club to the UEFA Europa League round of 16.


Gian Piero Gasperini

Date of birth: 26 January 1958
Nationality: Italian
Playing career: Juventus, Reggiana, Palermo, Cavese, Pistoiese, Pescara, Salernitana, Vis Pesaro
Coaching career: Juventus (youth), Crotone, Genoa, Internazionale, Palermo (twice), Genoa, Atalanta

• Gasperini came up through Juventus youth ranks alongside Italy legend Paolo Rossi but never played in Serie A for the Bianconeri, only appearing in the Coppa Italia. Loaned to Reggiana in 1977/78, he joined Palermo for the following campaign.

• After spells at Cavese and Pistoiese, the midfielder moved to Pescara in 1985 and captained the team to promotion to Serie A two years later; scored on his top-flight debut in September 1987 and stayed at the club until 1990, ending his career in the lower divisions with Salernitana and Vis Pesaro.

• After seven successful years as coach in Juventus's youth system, Gasperini took over at Crotone in 2003, leading the southern side into Serie B during his first season before joining Genoa in 2006; again gained promotion in his debut campaign, taking his new club up to the highest division and winning the Panchina d'Argento (Silver Bench) as Serie B's coach of the season.

• Famous for his attacking football and tactical knowledge, in 2008/09 Gasperini led Genoa to fifth place in Serie A, losing out on a place in the UEFA Champions League to Fiorentina only on the head-to-head rule. The first Genoa coach to win three Serie A derbies against city rivals Sampdoria, he was sacked after only ten games of the 2010/11 season. 

• Had three months as Inter coach in 2011 before two short spells at Palermo and three years back in charge at Genoa. Appointed Atalanta coach in June 2016, his first season in Bergamo ended with the club in fourth place, earning their first European campaign in 27 years; Atalanta reached the 2017/18 UEFA Europa League round of 32 and finished third in Serie A the following season to reach the UEFA Champions League group stage for the first time.


Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeJesús Gil Manzano (ESP)
  • Assistant refereesDiego Barbero (ESP) , Ángel Nevado (ESP)
  • Video Assistant RefereeAlejandro Hernández (ESP)
  • Fourth officialJuan Martínez Munuera (ESP)
  • Assistant Video Assistant RefereeRicardo de Burgos (ESP)
  • UEFA DelegateMetin Kazancioglu (TUR)
  • UEFA Referee observerStefan Messner (AUT)


NameDate of birthUEFA Champions League matchesUEFA matches
Jesús Gil Manzano04/02/1984535

Jesús Gil Manzano

Referee since: 1995
First division: 2012
FIFA badge: 2014

Tournaments: 2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship


UEFA Champions League matches involving teams from the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
28/11/2018UCLGSSSC NapoliFK Crvena zvezda3-1Naples

Other matches involving teams from either of the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
07/08/2014UEL3QRFC Chornomorets OdesaRNK Split0-0Odessa
10/04/2015UYLSFAS RomaChelsea FC0-4Nyon
18/08/2016UELPOMaccabi Tel-Aviv FCHNK Hajduk Split2-1Netanya
16/02/2017UELR32VfL Borussia MönchengladbachACF Fiorentina0-1Monchengladbach
02/11/2017UELGSSS LazioOGC Nice1-0Rome
22/02/2018UELR32Atalanta BCBorussia Dortmund1-1Reggio Emilia
15/03/2018UELR16FC Dynamo KyivSS Lazio0-2Kyiv
25/10/2018UELGSOlympique de MarseilleSS Lazio1-3Marseille
28/11/2018UCLGSSSC NapoliFK Crvena zvezda3-1Naples
29/08/2019UELPOWolverhampton Wanderers FCTorino FC2-1Wolverhampton

Last updated 09/10/2020 14:02CET

Fixtures and results Only this chapter

GNK Dinamo ZagrebFixtures and results
19/07/2019LeagueNK Lokomotiva Zagreb (H)W 3-0Kądzior 17, Oršić 45+1, Petković 85
23/07/2019UCLFC Saburtalo (A)W 2-0Oršić 67, Petković 78 (P)
27/07/2019LeagueNK Slaven Koprivnica (A)W 3-0Petković 4, Atiemwen 40, Moro 89
30/07/2019UCLFC Saburtalo (H)W 3-0Oršić 77, Petković 88, Dani Olmo 90+4
02/08/2019LeagueHNK Gorica (H)W 3-1Dani Olmo 22, Moro 57, Gojak 83
06/08/2019UCLFerencvárosi TC (H)D 1-1Dani Olmo 7
09/08/2019LeagueNK Osijek (A)D 0-0
13/08/2019UCLFerencvárosi TC (A)W 4-0Ademi 16, Petković 47, Dani Olmo 55, Gojak 79
16/08/2019LeagueNK Inter Zaprešić (A)W 2-1Atiemwen 41, 50
21/08/2019UCLRosenborg BK (H)W 2-0Petković 8 (P), Oršić 28
27/08/2019UCLRosenborg BK (A)D 1-1Gojak 71
31/08/2019LeagueHNK Hajduk Split (A)L 0-1
13/09/2019LeagueNK Istra 1961 (H)W 1-0Gavranović 53
18/09/2019UCLAtalanta BC (H)
21/09/2019LeagueNK Varaždin (A)
24/09/2019CupNK Karlovac (A)
27/09/2019LeagueNK Lokomotiva Zagreb (A)
01/10/2019UCLManchester City FC (A)
05/10/2019LeagueNK Slaven Koprivnica (H)
19/10/2019LeagueHNK Gorica (A)
22/10/2019UCLFC Shakhtar Donetsk (A)
26/10/2019LeagueNK Osijek (H)
02/11/2019LeagueNK Inter Zaprešić (A)
06/11/2019UCLFC Shakhtar Donetsk (H)
09/11/2019LeagueHNK Rijeka (A)
23/11/2019LeagueHNK Hajduk Split (H)
26/11/2019UCLAtalanta BC (A)
30/11/2019LeagueNK Istra 1961 (A)
07/12/2019LeagueNK Varaždin (H)
11/12/2019UCLManchester City FC (H)
14/12/2019LeagueNK Lokomotiva Zagreb (H)
18/12/2019LeagueHNK Rijeka (H)
01/02/2020LeagueNK Slaven Koprivnica (A)
08/02/2020LeagueHNK Gorica (H)
15/02/2020LeagueNK Osijek (A)
22/02/2020LeagueNK Inter Zaprešić (H)
29/02/2020LeagueHNK Rijeka (H)
04/03/2020LeagueHNK Hajduk Split (A)
07/03/2020LeagueNK Istra 1961 (H)
14/03/2020LeagueNK Varaždin (A)
21/03/2020LeagueNK Lokomotiva Zagreb (A)
04/04/2020LeagueNK Slaven Koprivnica (H)
11/04/2020LeagueHNK Gorica (A)
18/04/2020LeagueNK Osijek (H)
22/04/2020LeagueNK Inter Zaprešić (A)
25/04/2020LeagueHNK Rijeka (A)
02/05/2020LeagueHNK Hajduk Split (H)
09/05/2020LeagueNK Istra 1961 (A)
17/05/2020LeagueNK Varaždin (H)
1HNK Hajduk Split851214416
2GNK Dinamo Zagreb751112316
3NK Osijek834110713
4HNK Rijeka73319712
5HNK Gorica8332111012
6NK Lokomotiva Zagreb8323131111
7NK Istra 196182249128
8NK Slaven Koprivnica82159217
9NK Inter Zaprešić813410146
10NK Varaždin80449174
Atalanta BCFixtures and results
25/08/2019LeagueSPAL (A)W 3-2Gosens 34, Muriel 70, 76
01/09/2019LeagueTorino FC (H)L 2-3Zapata 38, 54
15/09/2019LeagueGenoa CFC (A)W 2-1Muriel 64 (P), Zapata 90+5
18/09/2019UCLGNK Dinamo Zagreb (A)
22/09/2019LeagueACF Fiorentina (H)
25/09/2019LeagueAS Roma (A)
28/09/2019LeagueUS Sassuolo Calcio (A)
01/10/2019UCLFC Shakhtar Donetsk (H)
06/10/2019LeagueUS Lecce (H)
19/10/2019LeagueSS Lazio (A)
22/10/2019UCLManchester City FC (A)
27/10/2019LeagueUdinese Calcio (H)
30/10/2019LeagueSSC Napoli (A)
03/11/2019LeagueCagliari Calcio (H)
06/11/2019UCLManchester City FC (H)
10/11/2019LeagueUC Sampdoria (A)
23/11/2019LeagueJuventus (H)
26/11/2019UCLGNK Dinamo Zagreb (H)
30/11/2019LeagueBrescia Calcio (A)
07/12/2019LeagueHellas Verona FC (H)
11/12/2019UCLFC Shakhtar Donetsk (A)
15/12/2019LeagueBologna FC (A)
22/12/2019LeagueAC Milan (H)
05/01/2020LeagueParma FC (H)
12/01/2020LeagueFC Internazionale Milano (A)
19/01/2020LeagueSPAL (H)
26/01/2020LeagueTorino FC (A)
02/02/2020LeagueGenoa CFC (H)
09/02/2020LeagueACF Fiorentina (A)
16/02/2020LeagueAS Roma (H)
23/02/2020LeagueUS Sassuolo Calcio (H)
01/03/2020LeagueUS Lecce (A)
08/03/2020LeagueSS Lazio (H)
15/03/2020LeagueUdinese Calcio (A)
22/03/2020LeagueSSC Napoli (H)
05/04/2020LeagueCagliari Calcio (A)
11/04/2020LeagueUC Sampdoria (H)
19/04/2020LeagueJuventus (A)
22/04/2020LeagueBrescia Calcio (H)
26/04/2020LeagueHellas Verona FC (A)
03/05/2020LeagueBologna FC (H)
10/05/2020LeagueAC Milan (A)
17/05/2020LeagueParma FC (A)
24/05/2020LeagueFC Internazionale Milano (H)
1FC Internazionale Milano3300719
2Bologna FC3210647
4SSC Napoli3201976
5Atalanta BC3201766
6Torino FC3201656
7AC Milan3201216
8AS Roma3120865
9SS Lazio3111534
10Genoa CFC3111664
11Hellas Verona FC3111224
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Last updated 09/10/2020 12:13CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

GNK Dinamo Zagreb

  • UEFA Champions League - Second qualifying round
    FC Saburtalo 0-2 GNK Dinamo Zagreb
    0-1 Oršić 67, 0-2 Petković 78 (P)
    Livaković, Ademi, Ivo Pinto (50 Šitum), I. Hajrović, Gavranović (68 Petković), Gojak (86 Šunjić), Leovac, Lešković, Perić, Kądzior, Oršić
  • (30/07/2019)
    GNK Dinamo Zagreb 3-0 FC Saburtalo (agg: 5-0)
    1-0 Oršić 77, 2-0 Petković 88, 3-0 Dani Olmo 90+4
    Livaković, Ademi, Ivo Pinto, I. Hajrović (84 Majer), Gavranović (63 Petković), Gojak, Leovac, Lešković, Perić, Kądzior (74 Dani Olmo), Oršić
  • Third qualifying round
    GNK Dinamo Zagreb 1-1 Ferencvárosi TC
    1-0 Dani Olmo 7, 1-1 Sigér 59
    Livaković, Ademi, Dani Olmo, I. Hajrović (69 Majer), Gojak (69 Moro), Petković (76 Gavranović), Leovac, Stojanović, Lešković, Perić, Oršić
  • (13/08/2019)
    Ferencvárosi TC 0-4 GNK Dinamo Zagreb (agg: 1-5)
    0-1 Ademi 16, 0-2 Petković 47, 0-3 Dani Olmo 55, 0-4 Gojak 79
    Livaković, Ademi (69 Gojak), Dani Olmo (84 Šitum), I. Hajrović (77 Majer), Petković, Leovac, Moro, Stojanović, Perić, Dilaver, Oršić
  • Play-off
    GNK Dinamo Zagreb 2-0 Rosenborg BK
    1-0 Petković 8 (P) , 2-0 Oršić 28
    Livaković, Ademi, Dani Olmo, I. Hajrović (64 Gojak), Petković (87 Gavranović), Leovac, Moro, Stojanović, Perić, Dilaver, Oršić (84 Atiemwen)
  • (27/08/2019)
    Rosenborg BK 1-1 GNK Dinamo Zagreb (agg: 1-3)
    1-0 Akintola 11, 1-1 Gojak 71
    Livaković, Ademi, Dani Olmo (92 Gavranović), I. Hajrović (66 Gojak), Petković, Leovac, Moro, Stojanović, Perić, Dilaver, Oršić (81 Atiemwen)
  • Group stage
    Group C - Group Standings
    Atalanta BC0000000
    FC Shakhtar Donetsk0000000
    GNK Dinamo Zagreb0000000
    Manchester City FC0000000
    Matchday 1 (18/09/2019)
    GNK Dinamo Zagreb-Atalanta BC
  • Matchday 2 (01/10/2019)
    Manchester City FC-GNK Dinamo Zagreb
  • Matchday 3 (22/10/2019)
    FC Shakhtar Donetsk-GNK Dinamo Zagreb
  • Matchday 4 (06/11/2019)
    GNK Dinamo Zagreb-FC Shakhtar Donetsk
  • Matchday 5 (26/11/2019)
    Atalanta BC-GNK Dinamo Zagreb
  • Matchday 6 (11/12/2019)
    GNK Dinamo Zagreb-Manchester City FC

Atalanta BC

  • UEFA Champions League - Group stage
    Matchday 1 (18/09/2019)
    GNK Dinamo Zagreb-Atalanta BC
  • Matchday 2 (01/10/2019)
    Atalanta BC-FC Shakhtar Donetsk
  • Matchday 3 (22/10/2019)
    Manchester City FC-Atalanta BC
  • Matchday 4 (06/11/2019)
    Atalanta BC-Manchester City FC
  • Matchday 5 (26/11/2019)
    Atalanta BC-GNK Dinamo Zagreb
  • Matchday 6 (11/12/2019)
    FC Shakhtar Donetsk-Atalanta BC

Last updated 09/10/2020 12:00CET

Competition facts Only this chapter

Team facts Only this chapter

GNK Dinamo Zagreb
Formed: 1911
Nickname: Modri (Blues)

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• None

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 30 (2019)
Yugoslavian/Croatian Cup: 22 (2018)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Champions League unless indicated otherwise)
UEFA Europa League round of 16 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League play-offs)
UEFA Europa League play-offs
2016/17: group stage
2015/16: group stage
UEFA Europa League group stage (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
UEFA Europa League group stage (having transferred from UEFA Champions League play-offs)
group stage
group stage
UEFA Europa League group stage (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
UEFA Europa League group stage (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)

UEFA club competition
• Biggest home win
6-0 twice, most recently v Zalaegerszeg
19/09/02, UEFA Cup first round first leg

• Biggest away win
0-5 three times, most recently v Fola Esch
16/07/13, UEFA Champions League second qualifying round first leg

• Heaviest home defeat
1-7: Dinamo Zagreb v Lyon
08/12/11, UEFA Champions League group stage

• Heaviest away defeat
5-0: Bayern München v Dinamo Zagreb
29/09/15, UEFA Champions League group stage

UEFA Champions League (group stage to final)
• Biggest home win
3-0: Dinamo Zagreb v Sturm Graz
29/09/99, first group stage

• Biggest away win
0-1: Ajax v Dinamo Zagreb
25/11/98, first group stage

• Heaviest home defeat
1-7: Dinamo Zagreb v Lyon (see above)

• Heaviest away defeat
5-0: Bayern München v Dinamo Zagreb (see above)


Atalanta BC
La Dea (The Goddess)

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• None

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
Italian Cup: 1 (1963)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Champions League unless indicated otherwise)
2018/19: UEFA Europa League play-offs
UEFA Europa League round of 32
 did not take part in UEFA club competition
2015/16: did not take part in UEFA club competition
 did not take part in UEFA club competition
2013/14: did not take part in UEFA club competition
2012/13: did not take part in UEFA club competition
2011/12: did not take part in UEFA club competition
did not take part in UEFA club competition
2009/10: did not take part in UEFA club competition

UEFA club competition

• Biggest home win
4-1: Atalanta v Fenerbahçe
07/11/90, UEFA Cup second round second leg
3-0: Atalanta v Everton
14/09/17, UEFA Europa League group stage

• Biggest away win
0-8: Sarajevo v Atalanta
02/08/18, UEFA Europa League second qualifying round second leg

• Heaviest home defeat
1-2: Atalanta v Mechelen
20/04/88, European Cup Winners' Cup semi-final second leg
Atalanta also lost 3-1 to Sporting CP in a 1963 European Cup Winners' Cup preliminary round replay, played in neutral Barcelona

• Heaviest away defeat
Sporting CP v Atalanta
09/10/63, European Cup Winners' Cup Cup preliminary round replay
2-0: Internazionale v Atalanta
20/03/91, UEFA Cup quarter-final second leg

UEFA Champions League (group stage to final)
Biggest home win

• Biggest away win

• Heaviest home defeat

• Heaviest away defeat 



The all-time record of the competing clubs in UEFA club competition.

UEFA club competition: These are the official statistics considered valid for communicating official records in UEFA club competition defined as European Champion Clubs' Cup, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Cup Winner's Cup UEFA Super Cup, UEFA Intertoto Cup and European/South American Cup. Matches in the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup and the 1972 Super Cup are not included as they were not held under UEFA auspices, while the FIFA Club World Cup is excluded.

Match officials

UCL: Total matches officiated in the UEFA Champions League from 1992/93 season, group stage to final only. Matches where the official has acted as the fourth official are not included in these statistics. These are the official statistics considered valid for communicating official records.

UEFA: Total matches officiated in UEFA club competition including all qualifying round matches. Matches where the official has acted as the fourth official are not included in these statistics. These are the official statistics considered valid for communicating official records.


Club competitions
  • UCL: UEFA Champions League
  • ECCC: European Champion Clubs' Cup
  • UEL: UEFA Europa League
  • UCUP: UEFA Cup
  • UCWC: UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
  • SCUP: UEFA Super Cup
  • UIC: UEFA Intertoto Cup
  • ICF: Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
National team competitions
  • EURO: UEFA European Football Championship
  • WC: FIFA World Cup
  • CONFCUP: FIFA Confederations Cup
  • FRIE: Friendly internationals
  • U21FRIE: Under-21 friendly internationals
  • U21: UEFA European Under-21 Championship
  • U17: UEFA Under-17 Championship
  • U16: UEFA European Under-16 Championship
  • U19: UEFA Under-19 Championship
  • U18: UEFA European Under-18 Championship
  • WWC: FIFA Women's World Cup
  • WEURO: UEFA European Women's Championship

Competition stages

  • F: Final
  • GS: Group stage
  • GS1: First group stage
  • GS2: Second group stage
  • 3QR: Third qualifying round
  • R1: First round
  • R2: Second round
  • R3: Third round
  • R4: Fourth round
  • PR: Preliminary round
  • SF: Semi-finals
  • QF: Quarter-finals
  • R16: round of 16
  • QR: Qualifying round
  • R32: Round of 32
  • 1QR: First qualifying round
  • 1st: first leg
  • 2QR: Second qualifying round
  • 2nd: second leg
  • FT: Final tournament
  • PO: Play-off
  • ELITE: Elite round
  • Rep: Replay
  • 3rdPO: Third-place play-off
  • PO - FT: Play-off for Final Tournament
  • GS-FT: Group stage – final tournament

Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable
  • f: Match forfeited


  • -: Denotes player substituted
  • +: Denotes player introduced
  • *: Denotes player sent off
  • +/-: Denotes player introduced and substituted

Squad list

  • D: Disciplinary
  • *: Misses next match if booked
  • S: Suspended
  • UCLQ: Current season total UEFA Champions League appearances in the qualifying rounds and play-offs only
  • UCL: Current season total UEFA Champions League appearances from group stage onwards prior to current matchday
  • UCL: Total appearances in the UEFA Champions League from 1992/93 season, group stage to final only
  • UEFA: All-time total appearances in UEFA club competition including qualifying
  • Disclaimer: Although UEFA has taken all reasonable care that the information contained within this document is accurate at the time of publication, no representation or guarantee (including liability towards third parties), expressed or implied, is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. Therefore, UEFA assumes no liability for the use or interpretation of information contained herein. More information can be found in the competition regulations available on