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Champions League play-off round, August 22. Preview, odds

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BSC Young Boys vs Dinamo Zagreb

BSC Young Boys are expecting to earn a UEFA Champions League group debut and will face an experienced and difficult opponent Dinamo Zagreb.

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Photo: UEFA.com

The Swiss champions secured themselves a place in the play-off round of the elite European tournament, while Dinamo Zagreb began their European campaign in the second round and defeated two difficult teams: FC Astana and Hapoel Beer Sheva.

The Croatian side reached the group stage in 2015/16 and 2016/17, but failed to make it here last season, losing on away goals to Albania’s Skënderbeu.

The latest odds from top bookmakers:

BSC Young Boys
1.75
X
3.80
GNK Dinamo Zagreb
4.75

Vidi vs AEK Athens

This is the farthes stage of the Champions League qualification the Hungarian Videoton has reached ever. The final obstacle in their path to the group stage will be AEK Athens, who expect to return to the tournament for the first time in 11 years.

Videoton defetead difficult opponents in the previous two rounds: the champions of Sweden Malmo and the Bulgarian Ludogorets, who already has experience of group stage appearance.

aek defeat celtic

AEK made a great sensation in the previous round, defeating the Scottish Celtic.

The latest odds from top bookmakers:

MOL Vidi FC
3.60
X
3.00
AEK Athens
2.30

Ajax vs Dynamo Kiev

The Dutch side will desperately fight for getting into the group stage of the Champions League after a failure in the previous three attempts.

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However, on their way there is also the desperate Dynamo Kiev, who are bidding to play in the group stage for the 17th time. It is expected to be the most interesting clash of the playoff round.

The latest odds from top bookmakers:

Ajax Amsterdam
1.62
X
3.70
FC Dynamo Kyiv
6.00

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