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Dynamo Kyiv secures place in Champions League group stage

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Aug. 30, 2012, 9:56 a.m. | Sports — by Interfax-Ukraine

Dynamo Kiev's Yevhen Khacheridi, right, challenges for the ball against Igor De Camargo of Borussia Moenchengladbach during their Champions League Qualification soccer match at the Olympiyskiy national stadium in Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012.
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FC Dynamo Kyiv won through to the group stage of the UEFA Champions League.

Although the Ukrainian club lost the second leg against Borussia Monchengladbach 1-2 at the Olympiysky Stadium in Kyiv on Wednesday, Aug. 29, it advanced to the group stage of the Champions League thanks to a 3-1 advantage in the opening match in Germany.

Dynamo defender Yevhen Khacheridi scored an own goal in the 70th minute, and that was doubled eight minutes later with a Juan Arango header. Dynamo striker Ideye Brown scored in the 88th minute.

The match was attended by 66,872 viewers.

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Dirk Aug. 31, 2012, 5:11 a.m.    

Congrats Dynamo!!

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