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2014/15 UEFA Europa League, 2014 First Round
  • Alexey Ionov (89')

PSV Eindhoven 0-1 Dinamo Moscow

A last-minute goal from substitute Aleksei Ionov was enough to maintain Dinamo Moscow's perfect record as they qualified as clear winners of Group E with a 1-0 win over PSV Eindhoven.
Both sides had already secured a safe passage into the knock-out stages of the Europa League and PSV knew heading into the contest that they could not overhaul their visitors.
It was Russia winger Ionov whose 90th-minute strike settled the tie as Stanislav Cherchesov's side became the only team to finish with a 100 per cent win ratio at the end of the group stages.
Memphis Depay and Andres Guardado both had early chances for PSV, who were quicker out of the traps than Dynamo, but goalkeeper Anton Shunin was equal to Depay's effort whilst Tomas Hubocan blocked Guardado's shot form the edge of the box.
That was as good as it got for either side in the first half, with only a couple of Mathieu Valbuena corners posing any sort of threat to the PSV goal.
The hosts were awarded a free-kick shortly after the restart as William Vainqueur brought down Depay but the Holland winger could not get the resulting set-piece on target.
The tricky winger was proving to be the main threat to Dymano's unbeaten record but he passed up another decent opportunity on 55 minutes, with Guardado again coming close on the hour-mark.
Ionov was introduced by Cherchesov and already had Dynamo's most meaningful effort before proving to be the match-winner in the closing stages.
Balazs Dzsudzsak played a perfectly-weighted through ball into the 25-year-old, who showed great composure to dribble past PSV goalkeeper Remko Pasveer and finish coolly.
There was still time for PSV's own substitute Luuk de Jong to test Shunin in stoppage time but the Moscow-born stopper was equal to the effort to hand Dynamo the win and put them 10 points clear of Phillip Cocu's side in the final group standings.
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