Match Preview | Dinamo Zagreb vs Benfica


Dinamo Zagreb vs Benfica


Europa League


Match Preview:

Dinamo Zagreb in knockout stages in Europe for the first time in nearly 50 years. Undefeated at home in the group stage (2 wins and 1 draw), plus hammered Plzen 3:0 in first knockout stage to overcome deficit from the first leg. Everyone available, but not much European experience in the squad.  


Benfica lucky to edge Galatasaray in the previous round (2:1 on aggregate) and priority is a domestic title. They are a lot more experienced at this level than Dinamo. Missing important Jardel (def 26/3), Pizzi (mid 34/10), Fejsa (mid 26/0), Salvio (mid 19/4) and Jonas (att 16/10).


Head To Head Stats:

25.11.04ELBenficaD. Zagreb2 : 0


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