Valery Lobanovsky and his first star team

Valery Lobanovsky would be 84 years old on January 6, 2023. Repeatedly he was called the best soccer coach of the former Soviet Union and one of the best coaches in the world of the XX century. And if you care about soccer, you can bet on it at Betss. This platform is great for profitable betting.

The pinnacle of VVL's success was winning:

  • Cup Cups in 1975 and 1986;

  • UEFA Super Cup in 1975;

  • The semifinals of the 2009 UEFA Champions League.

Today we will talk about his first success in the mid-70s.

USSR Championship 1974

In October 1973, after the failure in the final of the USSR Cup Oleksandr Sevidov was fired as coach of Dynamo Kyiv. Mykhailo Koman was appointed as acting coach. Since the new season the team was coached by a young tandem of coaches Lobanovskiy-Bazilevich. The first got good results with Dnipro, the second with Shakhtar.

During the whole tournament Dynamo suffered only two defeats, and in the final of the USSR Cup won against Zarya with a score of 3:0. Thus, white and blue earned a trip to the Cup Winners' Cup. You can also bet on the European Cup in Betss. It offers hundreds of markets.

Cup Winners' Cup 1974/1975

In the 1/16 finals Kiev defeated CSKA Bulgaria twice with a score of 1-0. Both goals were scored by the best forward Oleg Blokhin. In ⅛ the rival was a strong Eintracht Frankfurt am Main. In Germany, Dynamo players first applied the so-called "away model" of Lobanovskyi: reliable defense and quick counterattacks. This gave the result: the victory 3-2 in Frankfurt, and 1-0 in Kiev. In the quarterfinals, Dynamo confidently passed the Turkish Bursaspor: 1-0 away and 2-0 at home.

The semi-finals were difficult: the confrontation with PSV, a representative of Dutch total soccer. In the home game Kyiv team showed an excellent performance and won 3-0. In the return game in Eindhoven the Dynamo suffered the first and only defeat in the Cup Winners' Cup (1:2), but it did not decide anything. You can bet on international soccer, Betss login.

In the final, strong Hungarian Ferencvaros was unexpectedly defeated 3-0, and soccer experts noted the quality of Dinamo's soccer. The best scorers in the tournament were Onishchenko (7 goals) and Blokhin (5 goals).

UEFA Super Cup 1975

In the UEFA Super Cup Kyivers were waiting for a powerful Bayern, the winners of the Champions League with the best forward in the world Gerd Müller. In Munich Dynamo sensationally won 1-0, and Oleg Blokhin scored a legendary goal, beating the entire defense with Franz Beckenbauer as captain. If you log in to Betts account , you can also bet on the UEFA Super Cup.

In the return match in front of 102 thousand fans Dynamo beat the Germans – 2:0 (Blokhin double) and won the most important trophy in its history! That success no team from the Soviet Union failed to repeat.

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