Thursday, March 14, at Dynamo Kiev in his field suffered a crushing defeat against Chelsea in the second leg of the 1/8 finals of the Europa League
After the defeat 0:3 in the first match, the team of Alexander Khatskevich got home from Chelsea’s five dry balls.
Despite the disappointing result of the first game, which is actually deprived Dynamo of chances of an exit in the quarterfinals, Kyiv team in the return match with Chelsea, came to support a record number of fans.
So, according to official statistics, match Dinamo – Chelsea in the Olympic stadium called for 64 830 viewers, the biggest figure for the Dynamo this season.
Furthermore, the number of fans is a record of the entire season of the Europa League.
Also this figure is the highest for the matches of the season-2018/2019, played on the territory of Ukraine, reports Sport Arena.
The previous attendance record set Dynamo in the match of 1/16 finals of the Europa League against Olympiacos (1:0).
The most visited match Dinamo in the Europa League remains the meeting of the 1/8 finals vs Everton (5:2) in 2015, which was attended by 67 553 viewer.
We will remind, on Friday, March 15, at the headquarters of UEFA in Nyon, Switzerland was held the draw for the 1/4 finals of the Europa League.
The last representative of Ukraine in Euro cups in this season – Dynamo Kiev failed to overcome the previous phase of the tournament after suffering a crushing defeat in the two-legged tie with Chelsea (0:3, 0:5).
So, at the end of the draw in the 1/4 finals of the Europa League London Arsenal will face Napoli, between a matched two Spanish club Villarreal and Valencia, Benfica will meet with Eintracht Frankfurt, and the offender Dynamo Chelsea got the weakest possible rivals, Slavia Prague.
The UEFA Europa League. 1/4 finals
Arsenal (England) Napoli (Italy)
Villarreal (Spain) — Valencia (Spain)
Benfica (Portugal) — Dortmund (Germany)
Slavia (Czech Republic) — Chelsea (England)
The first match of the Europa League quarterfinals will be played on 11 April and the return matches will take place on April 18.
Earlier, UEFA has changed the start time in the Champions League this season.
As reported Politeka, the European football Union will also create a new tournament for European clubs. Its launch is to be held in season 2021/22.
Also Politeka wrote about how much will the miner for performance in the Champions League.