The first game week of the new season of the UEFA Champions League is finally here. In the group E action, Dynamo Kyiv took on the visiting Portuguese side Benfica at NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium, a match that ended in a goalless draw. Each team took home a single point, which places Benfica at second place and Dynamo Kyiv at third place in Group E.

We’ve broken down all the key stats for you to digest, including;
* shot maps

* xT (expected threat)

* pass networks

* xG timelines

* defensive duels

* average positions and much more!

We also try to answer some questions for you with the visuals;

Which team was better and which player had the highest xG?

To navigate the stats gallery simply click on the numbers to move through the pages.

At the end of the gallery, you’ll be able to download the full PDF stats report.

Champions League Stats: Dynamo Kyiv vs Benfica