AEK’s training before the match against Dynamo Kyiv
On February 21, 2018, the day before match of The UEFA Europa League Round 32 Dynamo Kyiv v AEK the traditional press conference and training session of visiting team was held on the main sports and cultural arena of Ukraine – The NSC Olimpiyskiy.
The head coach of AEK Manolo Jimenez answered the journalists’ questions before the second leg against Dynamo Kyiv (the first leg finished in a draw - 1: 1).
- We are waiting for difficult 90 minutes, but we hope for successful result. Yes, Dynamo will not let us play hard. But we understand all the odds and are ready to show our best, - he said.
Ukrainian central defender of AEK Dmitry Chygrynsky also shared his thoughts before the second leg of The UEFA Europa League Round 32 against Dynamo Kyiv and noted he had no special nostalgia because of returning to Ukraine.
- Yes, I returned to Ukraine, but I have no nostalgia. Actually, I played very little at the NSC Olimpiyskiy, so now I do not have any special feelings. So now I came to Ukraine only as a rival of Dynamo, and is set to win with my team, - the defender said at the pre-match press conference.
After that, the guests tested the pitch of the stadium. The journalists could watch the training for the first 15 minutes
We remind you that the match of The UEFA Europa League Round 32 Dynamo Kyiv v AEK will be held tomorrow, on February 22, at 8 p.m. on the main arena of Ukraine- NSC Olimpiyskiy. The gates of the stadium will be open 2 hours before the kick off, at p.m. We expect the fans to come in advance!
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Press service of the NSC Olimpiyskiy