34 years ago at the stadium “Stade de Gerland” in Lyon was held the final match of Cup winners ‘ Cup UEFA. Dynamo Kiev vs Atletico Madrid. The match ended with a confident victory of Kiev — 3:0.
One of the creators of Dynamo triumph, midfielder of the team Pavel Yakovenko, recalled an interesting story that took place on the eve of the final match.
– Did the preparation of the Chernobyl tragedy that happened a few days before finals?
We didn’t know about it. When we went to the game with “Spartak”, in the bus there were rumors that the night exploded reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. But then no one understood what happened. April 27 for the match against the Muscovites at the Republican stadium in Kyiv gathered 100 thousand people, we won with the score 2:1.