Kiev “Dynamo” in the third season in a row its way into the European competitions will begin with the third qualifying round of the Champions League.
In the third qualifying round “Dinamo” gets into the seeds together
Porto (Portugal), Lyon (France) and the winner of the second round
“Basel” (Switzerland). At this stage, opponents of Kiev can become “Bruges”
(Belgium), and “PSV Eindhoven” (Netherlands) and Olympiacos (Greece), if these clubs
will be able to pass the second round of the preliminary tournament.
If successful in the third round “the Dynamo” together with “Port”
gets into the seeding and playoff qualification. At this stage of the Champions League
Vice-champion of Ukraine may meet the bronze prize-winner of the French League 1 Lyon
or one of the winners of the third round.
“Dynamo” after the loss of the status of the Ukrainian Champions twice under
the leadership of Alexander Khatskevich are unable to qualify for the League
Champions. In the 2017-2018 season “it is white-blue” in the third round, lost to “young
The boys”, and last season in the play-offs with a total score 1:3 defeat “the Ajax”.
Matches of the third qualifying round of the Champions League will be held
6-7 and 13 August. The playoffs will take place on 20-21 and 27-28 August.