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Dinamo Zagreb football club's captain Milan Badelj was both the hero and the villian in his sides 2-1 win over Slovenian champions Maribor last night in the 4th round of qualifying for the UEFA Champions League. The win means the Croatians take a big step closer towards qualifying for the UEFA Champions League for the second consecutive year.
Dinamo Zagreb took the lead in the 10th minute through Duje Cop at Zagreb's Maksimir stadium, before Badelj stole the show. Badelj made the scores level with an own goal after his attempted clearance found his own net. Badelj then made up for it in the 74th minute when he fired Dinamo into the lead.
Dinamo's coach Ante Cacic says that his side will not be trying to defend their lead in next week's return leg in Maribor, writes daily newspaper 24sata.
"That was our 8th win in a row, 4th in Europe and 29th match without a loss and I hope we qualify for the Champions League without a loss. Today we managed to win and we are not going to Maribor to defend that result but to get a better result," said Cacic.
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