Today, July 28, the Donetsk “Shakhtar” and Kiev “Dynamo” will open a new football season in Ukraine. They will play the match for the Supercup of Ukraine. Everything you need to know about the match – in the material Спорт24.
Usually the new football season kicks off with the super bowl. But this time together with this game will be also a meeting of Vorskla – Zorya in the championship. However, fans will be able to watch both games. In Poltava will start to play at 14:00, and in Odessa, where Shakhtar and Dynamo will compete for the super bowl, at 21:00.
It will be the 16th draw of the trophy, which so far has won only Shakhtar and Kiev. On account of “Dynamo” – with seven wins, while Shakhtar have eight. However, the Dynamo often appeared stronger Donetsk: six to five. The fact that Shakhtar in the super Cup earlier also were rivals Simferopol Tavriya, Metalurh Donetsk and Chornomorets Odesa. While the “Dynamo” only once not played with Shakhtar in the final – 10 years ago made their way to Poltava “Vorskla”.
Number of trophies at the “Dynamo” and “Shakhtar” at the time of independence / infographic 24 channel
In General, statistics of meetings between the teams fairly even. This applies not only to super bowl, but all of the tournaments. Shakhtar in recent years gradually tips the scales in their favor. Therefore, every new confrontation between the Ukrainian giants is becoming increasingly important. Such games always attract viewers and it is expected that this time they will be in the stadium lot. For example, experts Parimatch give 57% of that will be going over 27400 spectators. The stadium “Chernomorets” in Odessa, we recall, with a capacity of just over 34 000 fans. As for the chances of success, they are more “Shakhtar”, the same 57% against 43% for “Dinamo”.
Note also that this match will be the first for the Portuguese expert Luis Castro at the head of the Pitmen. His predecessor, Paulo Fonseca two years ago also started the game for the super Cup and lost on penalties to Dynamo. Interestingly, Mircea Lucescu’s one of the first matches in charge of Shakhtar was the super bowl. Then the miners also lost to “Dynamo” in the penalty shoot-out. So very soon we will learn whether Castro to interrupt unpleasant for the coaches, the tradition.