skip to content
Unfair challenge on Wilfried Dalmat by Fatos Beciraj results in a free kick. Fatos Beciraj goes into the referee's book. Carl Hoefkens takes the free kick.
Ivan Tomecak takes a shot. Save by Geert De Vlieger.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Wilfried Dalmat on Luis Ibanez. Free kick taken by Luis Ibanez.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Rostand Kouemaha by Jorge Sammir. Rostand Kouemaha takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Antonio Leonel Tonel by Rostand Kouemaha. Antonio Leonel Tonel takes the direct free kick.
Luis Ibanez replaces Pedro Morales.
The ball is delivered by Ivan Perisic.
Effort on goal by Milan Badelj from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.
Leandro Cufre gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Wilfried Dalmat. Carl Hoefkens restarts play with the free kick.
Effort on goal by Antonio Leonel Tonel from long range goes over the bar.
Fatos Beciraj takes a shot. Save by Geert De Vlieger.
Fatos Beciraj replaces Ante Rukavina.
Jorge Sammir fouled by Geert De Vlieger, the ref awards a Penalty. Geert De Vlieger is given a yellow card. Penalty taken by Jorge Sammir and missed.
Wilfried Dalmat takes the outswinging corner, Antonio Leonel Tonel manages to make a clearance.
The official flags Rostand Kouemaha offside. Free kick taken by Ivan Kelava.
Jorge Sammir produces a cross.
Leandro Cufre fouled by Wilfried Dalmat, the ref awards a free kick. (Dinamo Zagreb) makes a substitution, with Ivan Tomecak coming on for Arijan Ademi. Milan Badelj takes the direct free kick.
Shot from just outside the box by Leandro Cufre misses to the left of the goal.
Corner taken right-footed by Wilfried Dalmat from the right by-line, save by Ivan Kelava.
Ivan Perisic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Milan Badelj. Direct free kick taken by Milan Badelj.
Ante Rukavina takes a shot. Geert De Vlieger makes a save.
Ivan Perisic takes a shot. Save by Ivan Kelava.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Mathias Chago on Ivan Perisic. Wilfried Dalmat takes the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Ivan Perisic, clearance made by Antonio Leonel Tonel.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Karel Geraerts by Mathias Chago. Jeroen Simaeys restarts play with the free kick.
Wilfried Dalmat takes the outswinging corner, Pedro Morales makes a clearance.
The ball is sent over by Ivan Perisic.
Ivan Perisic takes a shot. Save made by Ivan Kelava.
Inswinging corner taken by Karel Geraerts, Carl Hoefkens concedes a free kick for a foul on Antonio Leonel Tonel. Ivan Kelava takes the direct free kick.
Igor Biscan challenges Nabil Dirar unfairly and gives away a free kick. Nabil Dirar takes the free kick.
Foul by Vadis Odjija Ofoe on Jorge Sammir, free kick awarded. Pedro Morales produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.
Leandro Cufre delivers the ball, clearance by Carl Hoefkens.
Nabil Dirar produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal.
Unfair challenge on Nabil Dirar by Arijan Ademi results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Ivan Perisic.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Milan Badelj by Wilfried Dalmat. Wilfried Dalmat goes into the book. Free kick taken by Milan Badelj.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Mathias Chago on Ivan Perisic. Nabil Dirar takes the free kick.
Rostand Kouemaha has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Pedro Morales, Milan Badelj challenges Vadis Odjija Ofoe unfairly and gives away a free kick. Geert De Vlieger takes the free kick.
Karel Geraerts has an effort at goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.
The ball is delivered by Marcos Camozzato, Igor Biscan makes a clearance.
Shot from 25 yards by Marcos Camozzato.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Pedro Morales from the left by-line, Carl Hoefkens makes a clearance.
Karel Geraerts produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal.
Corner taken by Wilfried Dalmat from the right by-line, clearance by Antonio Leonel Tonel.
Karel Geraerts takes a shot. Ivan Kelava makes a save.
Mathias Chago fouled by Nabil Dirar, the ref awards a free kick. Mathias Chago restarts play with the free kick.
Wilfried Dalmat crosses the ball, save by Ivan Kelava.
Wilfried Dalmat produces a cross.
Arijan Ademi concedes a free kick for a foul on Wilfried Dalmat. Marcos Camozzato restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Leandro Cufre by Wilfried Dalmat. Direct free kick taken by Antonio Leonel Tonel.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Pedro Morales.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Arijan Ademi by Carl Hoefkens. Pedro Morales crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right by-line.
Antonio Leonel Tonel gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Rostand Kouemaha. Free kick crossed right-footed by Marcos Camozzato, clearance made by Igor Biscan.
Corner taken by Pedro Morales.
Ivan Perisic fouled by Igor Biscan, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Karel Geraerts from left channel.
Pedro Morales crosses the ball, save by Geert De Vlieger.
Jorge Sammir challenges Jeroen Simaeys unfairly and gives away a free kick. Geert De Vlieger restarts play with the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Wilfried Dalmat, Antonio Leonel Tonel makes a clearance.
Nabil Dirar gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ante Rukavina. Nabil Dirar goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Free kick crossed right-footed by Jorge Sammir from right wing, clearance by Carl Hoefkens.
Foul by Antonio Leonel Tonel on Ivan Perisic, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Karel Geraerts.
The official flags Wilfried Dalmat offside. Ivan Kelava takes the free kick.
Pedro Morales takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Carl Hoefkens.
Jorge Sammir takes a shot. Save by Geert De Vlieger.
The match gets underway.
The ref blows to signal half-time.
The second half begins.
The referee ends the match.
Brugge chief: Point enough
Club Brugge chairman Pol Jonckheere believes a draw will be a good result from his team's Europa League trip to Dinamo Zagreb.
The Belgians sit bottom of Group D with just a single point from their opening two games and a defeat is likely to cut them adrift at the halfway stage.
Jonckheere is, however, unwilling to put pressure on his players, which have won just two of their past 11 away European ties, and who will be without star striker Ronald Vargas for the trip to the Croatian capital.
The Venezuelan has scored nine goals in his past 11 matches but is suspended after he was sent off in their 2-1 defeat at Villarreal three weeks ago.
"We will miss Vargas," Jonckheere told www.belgiumsoccer.be.
"But in the Jupiler League we are playing some good football and against Villarreal we really were not bad.
"We narrowly lost 2-1 with 10 men against one of the better teams in the world.
"We will have to compete against Dinamo - they are a good team. Croatian footballers can never be underestimated.
"It sounds pessimistic but a victory is not necessary. A draw seems to be considered as the minimum.
"It is regrettable that we will be without Vargas because he is very important to us."
The Belgians could also be without Jonathan Blondel for the match after he missed training today with a virus while Stijn Stijnen is still out injured.
Wilfried Dalmat and Jeroen Simaeys, who were suspended in the 3-2 win over Zulte-Waregem last Friday night, are due to return.
Dinamo began their Europa League campaign with a stunning 2-0 home success over group favourites Villarreal before falling to a 1-0 defeat at PAOK Salonika.
That has left them second in the group and knowing that victory against Brugge would leave them in a strong position to qualify from the group.
They will, however, be wary of the fact they were beaten by Belgian opposition in in the group stage of the competition last season, when Anderlecht snatched a 2-0 win at the Maksimir Stadium.
Bore draw in Zagreb
Dinamo Zagreb and Club Brugge cancelled each other out in a dismal Europa League encounter at Stadion Maksimir.
In a game of few clear-cut chances, Dinamo's Jorge Sammir spurned the best chance to settle it one way or another when he won a penalty inside the final 15 minutes only to fluff his lines from 12 yards.
The draw moves Dinamo onto four points from their opening three Group D games while winless Brugge are propping up the rest on two points.
Dinamo began with the most attacking intent and Sammir produced their first shot on target inside two minutes but Geert De Vlieger was equal to it, tipping the ball around the post.
Brugge hit back on nine minutes with Karel Geraerts' left-footed shot forcing Ivan Kelava into action.
Midway through the half Geraerts again threatened the hosts' goal, this time the midfielder forcing Kelava to parry his effort from the edge of the penalty area.
Geraerts twice fired wide with optimistic efforts from outside the box before the break while team-mate Rostand Kouemaha was wayward with a shot on 39 minutes as the Belgians continued to press.
The second half began much as the first ended, with Brugge enjoying the better of the attacking play.
Ivan Perisic was the next to go close for the visitors when he fired a long-range effort at Kelava on 63 minutes, but Dinamo came back into it over the next five minutes with Ante Rukavina and Leandro Cufre both going close.
The major talking point arrived 15 minutes from time when De Vlieger hauled down Sammir in the area and the referee pointed to the spot.
De Vlieger picked up a booking for his troubles but was not forced into meaningful action from the spot-kick as Sammir sent his effort wide of the right-hand post.
With time running out Dinamo threw on Fatos Beciraj in a bid to force a goal and the substitute went close with a header on 81 minutes that De Vlieger kept at bay.
Tonel and Milan Badelj both fired wildly over the bar as Dinamo ran out of ideas late on, and Brugge were able to close out the match for a deserved point.
"Barclays Premier League Prediction competition 2..."
© 2004 - 2014 football.co.uk