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Omonia in trouble after defeat in Zagreb


Cyprus champions Omonia began their Champions League campaign with a 2-0 away defeat to Dinamo Zagreb in the first leg of their second qualifying round tie.

After a goalless first half, the Greens conceded in the 65th minute before the Croatian giants sealed the win with a second nine minutes from the end.

Omonia now have a tough task trying to get back into the tie in next week’s second leg in Cyprus.

Results and fixtures for the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday (start times are CET)
2nd Qualifying Round
Alashkert (0) 0 Sheriff (0) 1
…. aggregate: 0-1
Sheriff win
Lincoln Red Imps (1) 1 CFR Cluj (0) 2
…. aggregate: 1-2
CFR Cluj win
Dinamo Zagreb (0) 2 Omonia Nicosia (0) 0
…. aggregate: 2-0
Dinamo Zagreb win
Ferencváros (2) 2 Žalgiris (0) 0
…. aggregate: 2-0
Ferencváros win
Rapid Wien (0) 2 Sparta Praha (1) 1
…. aggregate: 2-1
Rapid Wien win
Celtic v Midtjylland in play

Wednesday, July 21 fixtures (CET/GMT)
Kairat v Crvena Zvezda (1600/1400)
Malmö FF v HJK (1900/1700)
Mura v Ludogorets (2000/1800)
Slovan Bratislava v Young Boys (2030/1830)
Legia Warszawa v Flora (2100/1900)
Olympiakos Piraeus v Neftçi (2100/1900)
PSV v Galatasaray (2100/1900)

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