Dynamo Kyiv vs Besiktas
UEFA Champions League – Group B
Date: Tuesday, 6th December 2016.
Kick-off at 19:45 UK.
Venue: NSC Olimpiyskiy, Kiev.
Dynamo Kiev and Besiktas play for NSK Olimpijs’kyj in a UEFA Champions League (Group Stage) match. In this match the home factor may play an important role, as Dynamo Kiev show significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
After 2 draws and 3 losses, the home team is currently in 4th place with 2 points earned. In the last match, they drew by (0-0) away against Napoli, after in the previous match to have lost by (1-0) out with Benfica. This is a team that curiously has more positive results than at home, since in the last 30 matches it has 7 wins, 7 draws and 1 away defeat, with 26 goals scored and 11 conceded, against 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 Defeats at home, with 37 goals scored and 19 conceded. The team arrives at this meeting after a draw with Vorskla Poltava by (2-2). Dynamo Kiev won 5, drew 1 and lost 4 of their last 10 home games for all competitions.
In this competition, you have not won for 5 matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 4 of the last 5 games in this competition.
Dynamo Kiev are back at home for the UEFA Champions League to improve their performance in the tournament to win their first win, although qualifying for the next round is virtually impossible. In the last round, the team went to the home of Napoli and left there with a goalless draw against the Italians. Before, the team had faced Benfica, also away from home, and ended up being defeated by 1×0 by the Portuguese. Thus Dynamo Kiev remain in the last position of Group B. Already in the Ukrainian Championship the club continues making a good campaign, occupying the second position in the table. For that game, the technician should keep the team in the 4-5-1.
The visiting team is currently in 3rd place with 7 points earned, after 1 win and 4 draws. In the penultimate match, tied at home for Napoli by (1-1). In the last match, tied at home to Benfica by (3-3). This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 8 wins, 6 draws and 1 loss as a visitor; Against 8 wins, 6 draws and 1 defeat in his stadium. In the last game they played, for Super LIga, tied with Fenerbahce away by (0-0). In the last 10 games as a visitor Besiktas won 6 and drew 4.
For this competition, you have not lost any of the last 5 matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point as he has conceded at least one goal in each of the last 5 games but his attack has regularly scored as he has scored at least one goal in each of the last 5 matches This competition.
Besiktas are on the pitch for their sixth UEFA Champions League game trying to maintain their unbeaten run in the tournament but also looking to regain their victory as they come in two straight draws. In the last round, the team received Benfica at home and was only in the tie in 3×3 before the Portuguese. Before, also at home, the team had faced Napoli, in the game that ended tied in 1×1. The only Besiktas win in the tournament was out in the first game against Napoli, which finished 2×3. The club is still in third place in Group B with a chance of qualification. For that match, the coach should keep the team at 4-5-1.
Prediction: over 1.5 goals @ 1.45
Dynamo Kyiv vs Besiktas: Head to Head Statistics
The two teams have come a long way, they have played 9 times against each other. Kyiv have won 5 of their 9 meetings with Besiktas lost 2 games to Besiktas and drawn 2 games. They are unbeaten at home against Besiktas with 3 wins and a draw in their 8 home games against Besiktas.
Kyiv have been good against Turkish sides, they have lost just 3 games in their last 19 games. They have won 11 games against Turkish clubs, 7 of the wins have occurred at Kyiv home ground. On the other hand, Besiktas have lost 6 games against Ukrainian side in their previous 11 games, with 3 wins which have been at home. Besiktas haven’t won a game on Ukraine, they have lost 4 times and drawn once.
Dynamo Kyiv vs Besiktas: Prediction
Judging by Kyiv’s poor form, Besiktas will be ready to grab their first win on Ukrainian soil. We expect win from them as they prepare to make their round of 16 Champions League debut.
Dynamo Kyiv vs Besiktas: Betting Tips
Besiktas to win at 2.25
Both teams to score at 1.95.