Slavia Praha vs Dynamo Kyiv Preview and Predictions

Slavia Praha vs Dynamo Kyiv
Champions League Qualifying – Third Round 1st Leg
Date: 7th August 2018, Tuesday.
Kick-off at 18:30 UK/ 19:30 CET
Venue: Eden Arena (Prague).

Slavia Prague are looking for their first group stage appearance at the Champions League in 11 years.

They have a tricky draw first up against Ukrainian giants Dynamo Kiev.

Slavia have made to the qualifiers just thrice since their last group stage appearance in 2007/08 and they have a terrible record managing 1 win from the 8 games.

Meantime, FC Dynamo Kyiv are often made to play second string to Shakhtar Donetsk in Ukraine, yet they managed to get into Champions League group stage three time between 2012 and 2016.

They were surprised by Swiss side Young Boys last season even after a 3-1 win in first leg, reverse leg resulted in a 2-0 defeat.

Slavia Praha vs Dynamo Kyiv Head-to-head

The teams haven’t met in a competitive fixture yet.

They did met in a friendly back in 2016 and Slavia won 2-1 on that occasion.

Slavia Praha vs Dynamo Kyiv Prediction

Both teams are playing their first Champions League game this season and they are on sublime form.

Slavia won three league games on the trot and scored at least thrice in each game. They have been solid at the back too letting in just 1 goal.

Dynamo on the other hand started their campaign with a 1-0 win against arch rival Shakhtar in the Super Cup. They then went on to win three Premier League games by the exact same score, the latest of those is once again against Shakhtar.

This is clear indication of a tricky affair this Tuesday, with both managers vary of each other’s threat.

Thus we may set our eyes on under goal markets, also since their last few home versus away games at the Champions League qualifiers were low scoring affairs.

As I mentioned earlier, this is a tight one to call in terms of full-time result and therefore avoid going on with an outright winner.

Slavia Praha vs Dynamo Kyiv Betting Tips

Under 2.5 ft goals at 3/5 (1.60).

A draw in the first half at evens (2.00).