10:14 25.11.2015

Dynamo Kyiv's surprise win halts Porto and blows Group G wide open

Dynamo Kyiv's surprise win halts Porto and blows Group G wide open

A blunder by Iker Casillas helped Dynamo Kyiv seal a 2:0 win away at Porto in the Champions League which threw Group G wide open on Tuesday and left the hosts in danger of missing out on the knockout stage.

Andriy Yarmolenko put the Ukrainian champions ahead with a first-half penalty before the former Real Madrid goalkeeper completely misjudged a weak Derlis González shot in the 64th minute.

The Paraguayan forward, under pressure and being forced wide by Giannelli Imbula, managed to get in a seemingly harmless shot which Casillas tried to punch away with one hand, only to see the ball loop into the air and land in the net.

Porto have 10 points from five games, the same as Chelsea after their 4:0 win away at Maccabi Tel Aviv, and Kyiv have eight, with a final game at home.

Porto were given a let-off in the 28th minute with an astonishing double miss from the visitors. Yarmolenko dinked in a cross from the right to the unmarked Denys Harmash who headed against the post from six yards. The ball rebounded to Júnior Moraes, who prodded his shot wide with the whole goal to aim at.

Kyiv went in front seven minutes later when Yarmolenko sent Casillas the wrong way from the spot after Imbula had fouled Serhiy Rybalka.

Porto threatened to get back into the game after half time before Casillas's error which came just after he had made a good save to deny Yarmolenko.

González, who last season helped Basel reach the last 16, shot wide just after his goal with Porto rocking.

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