On February 21 Dynamo Kyiv at the NSC “Olympic” played with Olympiacos. Kiev is well-played match. The first half was exemplary. Metropolitan Grand created many chances, one of which was embodied in a goal in the 32nd minute. Vitaly Nikolenko made a great cross, which responded to the rookie Dynamo Fran Sol. The Spaniard wonderfully rounded out the transmission and brought the “white-blue” forward.
In the second half Dinamo played more on the counterattack and were able to increase the advantage. Had a number of chances and the Greeks, but Dynamo goalkeeper Denys Boiko saved the team from conceding goals.
The match ended with the victory of Dinamo with the score 1:0.
The UEFA Europa League. 1/16 finals. The first match
Dynamo Kyiv – Olympiakos – 1:0 (1:0)
Goal: Fran Sol, 32.
The first match Olympiacos – Dynamo – 2:2
By the way, Dynamo repeated the success of the season 1975/1976, when the people of Kiev in the 1/16 finals of the European Champions Cup Olympiacos won by the same scenario.
In that season the Ukrainian team reached the quarterfinals of the most prestigious club tournament of the Old world.