Drogheda United will be fighting an uphill battle in the second leg of their Champions League qualifier against Dynamo Kyiv after losing the home leg at Dalymount Park last night, according to Belfast Telegraph.

The Drogs lost 2-1 to the Ukrainians, with Taras Mykhalyk and Aleksandr Aliev netting for the visitors.

Adam Hughes scored the home side`s only goal early in the second half.

The second leg takes place next Wednesday night in Ukraine.

Belfast Telegraph