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AEK Athens vs Dinamo Zagreb betting tips: Champions League third qualifying round second leg preview, predictions and odds

AEK Athens vs Dinamo Zagreb odds and betting statistics



AEK Athens vs Dinamo Zagreb match preview

Following Tuesday’s first leg in the Croatian capital, AEK Athens are firmly in control of this tie.

Four nights ago, it was GNK Dinamo who struck first at Stadion Maksimir, with Marko Bulat on target shortly before half time.

Nevertheless, second half goals from Steven Zuber and Konstantinos Galanopoulos, the latter coming in the final minute of the 90, snatched an away victory for the Greek champions.

AEK Athens are aiming to get back into the Champions League for the first time since 2018, but are guaranteed to feature in some sort of UEFA group phase for the first time in three seasons.

Dinamo Zagreb meantime have reached the Champions League group stages on eight occasions, including last season, but Igor Bišćan’s side must win on the road to keep alive their hopes of repeating that achievement.

This fixture at Agia Sophia Stadium was initially scheduled to be the first leg 11 days ago, but was postponed following riots featuring both sets of supporters, in which one AEK fan tragically died

The winners of this tie will take on Royal Antwerp in the UEFA Champions League play-off round.

The losers drop into the UEFA Europa League play-offs, where they’ll face Sparta Prague.

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