Dinamo Zagreb made a perfect start of the Champions League. With Dinamo in group C, we can see a big Manchester City, Shakhtar, Atalanta. The majestic performance gave the Croatian side a 4-0 home win against Atalanta. Marin Laovac scores the first goal, later Mislav Orsic scores a hat-trick. For Atalanta, this match was a debut in the Champions League.
If we look in the last season, they were the third squad in the Italian Series A. Behind Juventus and Napoli. They will not remember their debut for a good score. Until the end of the Champions League, we will see a lot of things. Maybe then Champions League results will show something different?
Dinamo: the first place on the table
After the first round of the League, Dinamo is in first place at the table with the same number of points as Manchester City. All that wouldn’t be possible without their coach Nenad Bjelica. Dinamo starts the match with yet unfamiliar 3-5-2 formation, this turned out to be a masterstroke against Atalanta.
When the match was over, Bjelica starts to give interviews. At one moment he said that sometimes you got a feeling that you need to do something. From the first moment, he had a feeling that he needs to play like that. They didn’t want to play defensive, this enabled them a lot of chances.
They have the biggest win in the first round of the Leauge, but this win could be even bigger. Dinamo missed several chances to win by a bigger score. Atalanta barely threatened to Dinamo. Zapata had one great chance, but Dinamo goalkeeper pulled the ball off for a magnificent save.
At the end of the game, Orsic completed a memorable night with a hat-trick, but he gave all credit for his performance to teamwork. Dinamo has the best performance in the last two years after this match. They have a great chance to play in the knockout rounds. Now when this round is over, it is good to mention young Dani Olmo who shows amazing performance. For coach Bjelica, he is the most completed player in his coaching history.
What is next? In the next round, Dinamo will play against Manchester City. Atalanta will play against Shakhtar. Manchester City has a big chance to become a winner of this group. Other teams will play for second place. All news about those matches or some other teams you could find on Soccer10.