Ukrainian giants Dynamo Kyiv start their Champions League group stage adventure with a home match against Russian champions Rubin Kazan. Highly-rated forward Artem Milevskiy will captain the hosts and is proud to lead his team into Wednesday's match.
"Of course, my new role makes me feel some new emotions, but I have
played so many games at the highest level that I can rein in my
nerves," Milevskiy said to UEFA's official website.
"Moreover, I hope the fans will help me. I
would like to ask them to support us as much as they can. We will do
our best to thank them for that by winning the game.
"We must stick to tradition and win. Rubin are very
strong, especially away from home. But our fans are demanding victory
from us, so only three points will do.
"Don't forget that Rubin have a formidable striker duo with Aleksandr
Bukharov and Alejandro Dominguez. Their understanding on the pitch is
Stefan Coerts, Goal.com