Dinamo Zagreb took the lead in the game with Valor that was held for the first qualifying round of the Champions League, which can also be described as a thriller!
The candidate of Omonia for the second qualifying round, prevailed 3-2 over the Icelanders and if it is equally serious in next Wednesday's replay, then it will qualify for the next round. And we say if it is serious, as Valor turned 3-0 to 3-2 in two minutes!
The Croatians opened the scoring in the 8th minute with Antemi and in the 41st minute they doubled with Meyer who scored from the white ball. In 72 'Antemi raised the score to 3-0, while in 83' he lost a penalty. Valor reduced to 88 'with Sigurdsson who missed after a penalty kick, however took the rebound and sent the ball into the net. In the 90th minute, Adolfson scored the goal of hope for his team, making the final 3-2.
Dinamo Zagreb did not have at its disposal the internationals with Croatia, Livakovic, Ivanusic, Orsic, Petkovic, who were absent with a special leave due to the obligations in EURO 2020.
Clearly Henning Berg arranged and watched the game, noting the strengths and weaknesses of both the Croats and the Icelanders. Apart from the shocking unexpected, Dinamo Zagreb will confirm the title of the favorite and next week will lock the qualification to the second round, where Omonia is waiting for it. But after this score, it is possible that Valur will make the surprise!
* We remind you that after the abolition of the away goal, in case the replay is completed 1-0 in its normal duration, then the match will be led to extra time. “In case the two teams have scored the same number of goals in each other, knockout matches, then they will resolve their differences in extra time and if necessary in the penalty shootout”, the relevant regulation states.
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