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FC Shakhtar Donetsk vs Paris Saint Germain preview - Lucescu wary of powerful PSG

Posted Wednesday, September 30, 2015 by PA110 hits

Shakhtar Donetsk coach Mircea Lucescu has described Paris St Germain as a stronger team than Real Madrid as his side prepare to host the Ligue 1 champions in the Champions League on Wednesday. The Ukrainians are bottom of Group A having lost their opening fixture 4-0 at Madrid on the same night PSG defeated Malmo 2-0. But for all of the difficulty they experienced at the Bernabeu, Lucescu has ...Full Story »

Real Madrid 4 - 0 FC Shakhtar Donetsk : Cristiano Ronaldo nets second-half hat-trick as Real dominate 10-man Shakhtar

Posted Tuesday, September 15, 2015 by PA165 hits

Cristiano Ronaldo hit a second-half hat-trick as Real Madrid opened their Champions League campaign with a 4-0 victory over 10-man Shakhtar Donetsk in Tuesday's Group A showdown at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium. Karim Benzema put the hosts ahead in the 30th minute, while Shakhtar had midfielder Taras Stepanenko sent off for a second yellow card five minutes after the re-start. Real, helped b...Full Story »

Real Madrid 4-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: Ronaldo hat-trick gets Blancos off to perfect start

Posted Wednesday, September 16, 2015 by Foxsports.com91 hits

The Portugal international struck twice from the penalty spot before heading a third after Karim Benzema opened the scoring for Rafa Benitez's side Cristiano Ronaldo's hat-trick helped Real Madrid to a 4-0 victory over 10-man Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League on Tuesday although it came at a cost with injuries to three key players. Rafael Benitez will likely be judged on Madrid's show...Full Story »

Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk preview - Rafael Benitez savours Real Madrid's attacking options

Posted Tuesday, September 15, 2015 by PA111 hits

Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez is relishing the attacking options at his disposal as he prepares to launch the club's latest assault on Champions League glory. The Spaniards welcome Ukrainian outfit Shakhtar Donetsk to the Bernabeu Stadium on Tuesday evening in their opening Group A fixture, with Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo in particular in the mood to terrorise opponents. Benitez told ...Full Story »

Douglas Costa to join Bayern Munich, says Shakhtar coach Mircea Lucescu

Posted Saturday, June 27, 2015 by ESPN190 hits

Douglas Costa is set to join Bayern Munich, Shakhtar Donetsk boss Mircea Lucescu confirmed on Friday. The Ukrainian club have been in talks with the German champions over the 24-year-old's transfer for months, Lucescu told Dolce Sport. "There have been discussions since the winter," Lucescu said. "Douglas couldn't develop any more with us." The Shakhtar coach said Costa will one day succeed A...Full Story »

Arsenal and Liverpool target Luiz Adriano admits he will leave Shakhtar Donetsk

Posted Thursday, March 26, 2015 by Express.co.uk230 hits

Shakhtar Donetsk star Luiz Adriano has revealed that he is likely to leave the club when his contract with expires, with Arsenal and Liverpool reportedly interested. Talksport claims that the Premier League duo are both fans of the Brazil international, who has scored nine goals in just seven Champions League appearances this season. Adriano is Shakhtar's record goalscorer of all time, but is ...Full Story »

Shakhtar midfielder prefer to join Chelsea than Barca

Posted Saturday, March 14, 2015 by 7M Sport277 hits

Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Douglas Costa said joining the Blue would be his dream, despite La Liga giant Barcelona have offered an olive branch to him. Douglas Costa fighted against Franck Ribery in the UEFA Champion League The 24-year-old had earned bids from Manchester United and Chelsea in January, but the Brazilian snubbed the possible move at that time. As the summer window is on the way...Full Story »

Bayern Munich 7 - 0 FC Shakhtar Donetsk: Bayern thrash Shakhtar to progress

Posted Wednesday, March 11, 2015 by PA120 hits

Thomas Muller scored twice as Bayern Munich took advantage of an early red card to hammer Shakhtar Donetsk 7-0 and sail into the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League. Muller opened the scoring with a fourth minute penalty after Oleksandr Kucher brought down Mario Gotze in the box and was sent off. And by the time the striker had added his second and Bayern's fourth in the 51th minute,...Full Story »

Bayern Munich 7-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: Guardiola's side run riot after Kucher's record red

Posted Thursday, March 12, 2015 by Goal.com113 hits

The defender's sending-off after just three minutes allowed the German champions an easy passage into the quarter-finals, with Thomas Muller scoring twice A record-breaking red card allowed Bayern Munich to cruise into the Champions League quarter-finals in emphatic style as they beat Shakhtar Donetsk 7-0 on Wednesday. Having been held to a goalless draw in the first leg, Bayern went into th...Full Story »

Bayern Munich vs FC Shakhtar Donetsk preview - Shakhtar eyeing Bayern upset

Posted Wednesday, March 11, 2015 by PA190 hits

Shakhtar Donetsk are plotting one of the biggest Champions League upsets in Munich on Wednesday night, aware at the same time that the odds are stacked against them succeeding. Having ground out a 0-0 draw in the home leg three weeks ago, the Ukrainians arrive at the Allianz Arena knowing a win or even a scoring draw against Bayern would see them progress at the expense of one of the favourit...Full Story »

Shakhtar Donetsk 0-0 Bayern Munich: Alonso sees red in scrappy stalemate

Posted Wednesday, February 18, 2015 by Goal.com113 hits

Chances were at a premium in Lviv as Mircea Lucescu's side frustrated the German champions, who had their Spanish midfielder sent off for two bookingsShakhtar Donetsk held Bayern Munich to a 0-0 draw in a scrappy first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash on Tuesday, in a game which saw Xabi Alonso sent off.Bayern playmaker Alonso - making his 100th Champions League appearance - was sen...Full Story »

FC Shakhtar Donetsk 0 - 0 Bayern Munich: Alonso sees red in goalless draw

Posted Tuesday, February 17, 2015 by PA102 hits

Xabi Alonso saw his 100th Champions League appearance ended prematurely, although his red card did not cost Bayern Munich as they secured a goalless draw against Shakhtar Donetsk. The first leg of this last-16 tie was a tetchy affair and one which Pep Guardiola's side managed to get nowhere near the level of performance managed in their 8-0 Bundesliga drubbing of Hamburg at the weekend. Shak...Full Story »

Robben: We might underestimate Shakhtar

Posted Tuesday, February 17, 2015 by Goal.com184 hits

The Bayern Munich star feels his side cannot afford to underestimate their Ukrainian opponents when they meet in the Champions League second round Arjen Robben is worried that Bayern Munich will underestimate Tuesday's Champions League opponents Shakhtar. The Bundesliga champions and current leaders take on Mircea Lucescu's side in Ukraine on Tuesday in the second round of the continent's pr...Full Story »

Shakhtar v Bayern Munich preview

Posted Tuesday, February 17, 2015 by Foxsports.com111 hits

Mircea Lucescu is hoping Shakhtar Donetsk can become "heroes" by beating Bayern Munich in the Champions League last-16. Reaching the quarter-finals of European football's elite club competition for only the second time since 2011 is a big ask for the Pitmen, even more so considering they have been pitched against one of the tournament favourites. They will go out in Lviv on Tuesday night kno...Full Story »

FC Shakhtar Donetsk vs Bayern Munich preview - Shakhtar boss looking for heroes

Posted Tuesday, February 17, 2015 by PA119 hits

Shakhtar Donetsk coach Mircea Lucescu is hoping his players can become "heroes" when they take on Bayern Munich in the last 16 of the Champions League. Reaching the quarter-finals of European football's elite club competition for only the second time since 2011 is a big ask for the Pitmen, even more so considering they have been pitched against one of the tournament favourites. They will go ou...Full Story »

Chelsea consider £20m bid for Douglas Costa of Shakhtar Donetsk

Posted Saturday, January 24, 2015 by theguardian.com300 hits

· Club holding out for £30m for Brazil midfielder · Douglas Costa said it would be 'a dream to play for Chelsea' · Mohamed Salah set to join Roma on loan from Chelsea · Transfer window news live blog: follow the latest moves Shakhtar Donetsk's Douglas Costa is in Brazil preparing for a friendly match against Internacional. Chelsea have sounded out Shakhtar Donetsk over...Full Story »

FC Porto 1 - 1 FC Shakhtar Donetsk: Porto and Shakhtar progress

Posted Wednesday, December 10, 2014 by PA47 hits

Champions League qualifiers FC Porto and Shakhtar Donetsk shared the spoils with a 1-1 draw in Portugal after their progress to the competition's last-16 had already been secured. Taras Stepanenko gave Shakhtar a 51st-minute lead, but Porto - who ended up winning Group H by a five-point margin - equalised two minutes from time through Vincent Aboubakar. Porto had already won the group after co...Full Story »

FC Porto vs FC Shakhtar Donetsk preview - No room for complacency - Bernard

Posted Wednesday, December 10, 2014 by PA119 hits

Shakhtar Donetsk playmaker Bernard insists professional pride dictates that their Champions League Group H clash with Porto will be competitive. Both teams have already qualified for the knockout phase with Porto having established an unassailable five-point lead at the top of the group and Shakhtar four points ahead of third. "We all know that this encounter, in principle, will decide nothing...Full Story »

FC Shakhtar Donetsk 0 : 1 Athletic Bilbao - San Jose knows the way to victory

Posted Tuesday, November 25, 2014 by PA46 hits

Mikel San Jose kept Athletic Bilbao's European hopes alive by ending Shakhtar Donetsk's hopes of topping Champions League Group H. San Jose's 68th-minute strike at the Arena Lviv secured a 1-0 win for the Spaniards and that, coupled with leaders Porto's 3-0 victory in Borisov, ensured the Portuguese side will head the group with the Ukrainians second no matter what happens when the two sides me...Full Story »

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Athletic Bilbao preview - Valverde demands performance

Posted Tuesday, November 25, 2014 by PA125 hits

Athletic Bilbao boss Ernesto Valverde has vowed to go out fighting ahead of his side's UEFA Champions League Group H clash with Shakhtar Donetsk in Lviv on Wednesday. The Primera Liga side have no chance of catching the top two in the group but could still overhaul third-placed BATE Borisov to secure a place in the Europa League. And despite conceding his side's priority this season remains th...Full Story »

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