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Michel Preud'homme's side is chasing an unprecedented treble as it sits at the top of its domestic league having already won the Belgian Cup against Anderlecht last month.But it will have to retain its interest in continental glory with a positive result in Ukraine next week, against an opponent which produced the sharper work this time out.
Dnipro enjoyed the better of the first half, although Jose Izquierdo should have given Brugge a 27th-minute lead.
Clear chances remained elusive after the break, with Dnipro unable to find the away Lionel Messi Jersey For Sale goal that would have aided its quest to reach a first continental semi-final.
Brugge headed into the game unbeaten in a UEFA Europa League campaign that began against Brondby in July, but the visiting side made a confident start.
Dnipro captain Ruslan Rotan spurned a good chance to put his team in front when lofted over from Valeriy Luchkevych's 10th-minute cutback.
At the other end, Izquierdo skipped past a pair of challenges FC Barcelona Messi Jersey and saw his curling shot deflected behind.
Yevhen Konoplyanka was at the heart of much of Dnipro's early impressive work and he drove at the home defence before unleashing a blocked shot that prompted a penalty box scramble.
The game's first clear opening fell Brugge's way as Obbi Oulare - preferred to Tom De Sutter in attack - dropped deep to thread a superb throughball into Izquierdo's path. The winger broke free of the Dnipro defence but goalkeeper Denys Boyko stood firm to deny him.
Brugge midfielder Victor Vazquez sent a Lionel Messi Orange Jersey vicious, dipping long-range shot just over in the 38th minute before Luchkevych and Nikola Kalinic wasted headed chances for Dnipro to make their superiority count.
Preud'homme's men began the second period with greater intent and Davy de Fauw - who endured a torrid first half defensively - was left unattended to head a 47th-minute corner wide.
Dnipro showed its prowess on the break Cheap Lionel Messi Jersey a few moments later but Kalinic could not make contact with Rotan's cross-shot.
A flurry of yellow cards either side of the hour hindered the game's flow but both teams pressed gamely for the breakthrough - making light of their respective pre-match injury struggles.
Rotan came close to finding it once more, with Brugge's Ryan grasping his 77th-minute header at the second attempt.
That chance was crafted by another brilliant run from Konoplyanka and the playmaker was twice denied the goal his efforts deserved by Ryan in the closing minutes as an increasingly ragged Brugge held on.