Neftci – Dinamo Tbilisi
Neftci will welcome Dinamo Tbilisi to Baku for the second leg of their Champions League qualifier on Wednesday. The home side secured a 2-1 away victory in the first leg of the tie played in Georgia last week. Dinamo Tbilisi are one of the 16 seeded teams in this round but will have their work cut out if they are to progress to the next round of qualifiers. The winner of this tie will take on Greek heavyweights Olympiacos in the second round of the qualifiers next week.
The visitors have been in action domestically and currently sit in second place in the Georgian Erovnuli Liga, with 41 points garnered from 21 matches to date. Neftci Baku won just one of three pre-season friendlies prior to last week’s victory in Georgia.
Dinamo Tbilisi were the better side in the first leg but were let down by poor finishing in attack, whereas Neftci were more clinical. The Georgian champions need a victory away from home and they are very much capable of getting it if they perform at the levels expected.
This match will be played on 14/07/2021 at 21:00.