AEK has taken home the advantage after beating Dinamo Zagreb at Maksimir in the final minutes of the first leg of the third knockout round of the Champions League qualifiers.
AEK performed an excellent second half and prevailed 2-1 by upsetting Dinamo Zagreb. Tzumber (59′) responded to Bulat’s goal (39′) and Galanopoulos in the 90′ shaped the result by dedicating the goal to the memory of Michalis Katsouris.
Bulat opened the scoring in the 39th minute with a direct free-kick, with Steven Zuber, who was the leader of the pitch, sending the ball into the net for 1-1 in the 59th minute. In the 90th minute, Galanopoulos turned the game upside down and dedicated the goal to the memory of Michalis by raising the black armband.
The rematch will take place in Athens at OPAP Arena on Saturday August 19.