The UEFA Champions League is back with another qualifying round this week as Dinamo Zagreb face Legia Warsaw on Wednesday. Both teams have been impressive this season and have a point to prove in this game.
Legia Warsaw have been excellent in Ekstraklasa over the past year and are currently the reigning Polish champions. The Polish giants beat FC Flora last week and will want a similar result from this game.
Dinamo Zagreb also managed two comfortable games against Omonia Nicosia in the previous round, but will have to step up that game. The Croatian side have a few issues to tackle and will need to be at their best this week.
Dinamo Zagreb vs Legia Warsaw Head to Head
Dinamo Zagreb have never played an official match against Legia Warsaw and will intend to leave their mark in this match. The Croatian giants have had a good qualifying campaign so far and will need to take it up a notch in this game.
The Poland team have been impressive against strong opponents in the recent past and can be lethal today. Both teams have European experience and have a point to prove in this game.
Dinamo Zagreb Forms Guide: WWWWL
Legia Warsaw Form Guide: LWWWL
Dinamo Zagreb vs Legia Warsaw Team News
Bruno Petkovic and Mario Gavranovic are back from Euro 2020 and are available for selection. Sadegh Moharrami is recovering from an injury and has been sent off the squad.
Injured: Sadegh Moharrami
Tomas Pekhart is back from Euro 2020 and will likely be available for selection in that game. Legia Warsaw is unlikely to experience a winning combination before this match.
Dinamo Zagreb vs Legia Warsaw Predicts XI
Dinamo Zagreb Predicted XI (4-3-3): Dominik Livakovic; Stefan Ristovski, Rasmus Lauritsen, Petar Stojanovic, Josko Gvardiol; Lovro Majer, Arijan Ademi, Kristijan Jakic; Mario Gavranovic, Bruno Petkovic, Mislav Orsic
Legia Warsaw Predicts XI (3-4-3): Artur Boruc; Artur Jedrzejczyk, Mattias Johansson, Mateusz Hołownia; Kacper Skibicki, Bartosz Slisz, André Martins, Vegard Kongsro; Ernest Muci, Liquinhas, Mahir Emreli
Prediction Dinamo Zagreb vs Legia Warsaw
Dinamo Zagreb have several seasoned stars in their ranks, including Livakovic, Petkovic, Gavranovic and Gvardiol who made their names at Euro 2020. The Croatian giants can be deadly on this day and will have to do their best this week.
Legia Warsaw, meanwhile, will be aiming to reach the UEFA Champions League and will try to take down a tough opponent this week. The two teams are on a level playing field and are expected to share the booty on Wednesday.
Prediction: Dinamo Zagreb 2-2 Legia Warsaw
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