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FC Porto 2 : 1 FC Shakhtar Donetsk - Incredible Hulk on target

Posted Tuesday, September 13, 2011 by PA35 hits

Hulk made up for missing a penalty to score a vicious free-kick as Porto came from behind to launch their Champions League campaign with a 2-1 victory over Shakhtar Donetsk in Group G. The Brazilian hit the bar before seeing his spot-kick come back off the post, only for the Ukrainian champions to take the lead when Adriano pounced on an awful error by Porto goalkeeper Helton. However, Hulk ma...Full Story »

FC Porto vs Shakhtar Donetsk preview - Pereira eyeing qualification

Posted Tuesday, September 13, 2011 by PA125 hits

New Porto coach Vitor Pereira has targeted qualification to the knockout stages of the Champions League ahead of their return to the competition against Shakhtar Donetsk. Pereira will make his debut in Europe's premier club competition after taking over from Andre Villas-Boas following his summer move to Chelsea. Pereira knows he has a tough task to follow after Porto won the Europa League and...Full Story »

Shakhtar fetes birthday with Rihanna

Posted Sunday, May 15, 2011 by YAHOO Sport44 hits

DONETSK, Ukraine (AFP) - Ukraine's leading football side Shakhtar Donetsk celebrated its 75th birthday in a spectacular party at its new stadium with US star Rihanna and Ukrainian-born actress Milla Jovovich. The team, which reached the Champions League quarter finals this year, had its 51,000-capacity stadium filled to capacity in a major showpiece late Saturday for the city which will host ma...Full Story »

Barcelona beats Shakhtar 1-0 in Champions League

Posted Wednesday, April 13, 2011 by YAHOO Sport36 hits

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP)—Lionel Messi scored his club-record 48th goal of the season Tuesday as Barcelona advanced to the Champions League semifinals with a clinical 1-0 win at Shakhtar Donetsk, easily protecting a 5-1 advantage from the first leg. Messi struck in the 43rd minute to send the Spanish champion through to a probable semifinal against archrival Real Madrid, which has a 4-0 edge ...Full Story »

FC Shakhtar Donetsk 0 : 1 Barcelona - Barca cruise into last four

Posted Tuesday, April 12, 2011 by PA31 hits

Barcelona secured their place in the semi-finals of the Champions League and a probable showdown with arch rivals Real Madrid after completing a 1-0 win Shakhtar Donetsk. Leading 5-1 from last week's quarter-final first leg at the Nou Camp, Barca weathered an early storm at the Donbass Arena before netting what would prove to be the only goal of the night through Lionel Messi just before half-t...Full Story »

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Barcelona preview - It`s not all over yet - Striker

Posted Tuesday, April 12, 2011 by PA231 hits

Shakhtar Donetsk striker Luiz Adriano remains confident his team can still reach the semi-finals of the Champions League despite needing to produce one of European football's greatest comebacks to get past Barcelona. Shakhtar go into the quarter-final second leg at the Donbass Arena trailing 5-1 from last week's first meeting at the Nou Camp, and it will need something special to prevent 2006 a...Full Story »

Barcelona 5 : 1 FC Shakhtar Donetsk - Five-star Barca destroy Donetsk

Posted Wednesday, April 06, 2011 by PA42 hits

Barcelona all but secured their spot in the Champions League semi-finals and a probable showdown with arch rivals Real Madrid after building a huge 5-1 first-leg lead over Shakhtar Donetsk. Following on from Madrid's 4-0 thumping of Tottenham, Barca appear to have done all the hard work in their home quarter-final tie after another memorable European night at the Nou Camp. Andres Iniesta, Dani...Full Story »

Barcelona vs Shakhtar Donetsk preview - Villa concerned by lack of goals

Posted Wednesday, April 06, 2011 by PA388 hits

Barcelona head into their Champions League clash against Shakhtar Donetsk in buoyant mood, although striker David Villa admits to concern over his recent lack of goals at club level. Barca now boast an eight-point advantage over Real Madrid at the Primera Division summit with only eight games remaining after Pep Guardiola's men took full advantage of Madrid's shock home defeat to Sporting Gij...Full Story »

FC Shakhtar Donetsk 3 : 0 AS Roma - Shakhtar soar into last eight

Posted Tuesday, March 08, 2011 by PA55 hits

Shakhtar Donetsk reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the first time in their history as they saw off 10-man Roma 3-0 to seal a 6-2 aggregate success. A first-half goal from Tomas Hubschman put them in control and Roma made their task all but impossible as Marco Borriello saw his penalty saved by Andrei Pyatov and centre-half Philippe Mexes then saw red for picking up two need...Full Story »

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Roma preview - Lucescu braced for Roma response

Posted Tuesday, March 08, 2011 by PA313 hits

Shakhtar Donetsk coach Mircea Lucescu has warned his players to expect a tough battle as they attempt to make club history again against Roma on Tuesday night. Shakhtar are already in unchartered waters, having never previously been to the knock-out stages of the Champions League, but now they stand on the brink of the quarter-finals after winning the first leg of this tie 3-2 in Rome. "They n...Full Story »

Roma 2 : 3 Shakhtar Donetsk - Shakhtar stun Roma

Posted Wednesday, February 16, 2011 by PA61 hits

Shakhtar Donetsk scored three goals in 13 minutes to claim a stunning come-from-behind win at Roma in Wednesday's first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash. Simone Perrotta put Roma ahead in the 28th minute before Jadson equalised a minute later after his effort took a deflection off Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi. Douglas Costa then gave the visitors a 36th-minute lead before Luiz A...Full Story »

AS Roma vs FC Shakhtar Donetsk Preview - Ranieri: I have the backing

Posted Wednesday, February 16, 2011 by PA302 hits

Roma coach Claudio Ranieri believes he has the full backing of his players ahead of the Champions League last 16 clash with Shakhtar Donetsk. Reports in the Italian press claimed there is a division in Roma's changing room after their recent disappointing results that have severely dented the Giallorossi's Scudetto ambitions. "The coach is like the husband, he is the last to know," Ranieri sai...Full Story »

Shakhtar Donetsk Director Sergiy Palkin: Roma? It Could Have Been Worse For Both

Posted Saturday, December 18, 2010 by Goal.com36 hits

ShakhtarDonetsk general director Sergiy Palkin believes they and Roma got the draw of the Champions League round of 16 following Friday's outcome in Nyon.Both teams avoided being paired against tough opposition, and Shakhtar feel they can overcome the Italians."We are delighted to have got Roma," Palkin told the press."I am happy to have avoided both Inter and Milan. Roma are a good opponent, bu...Full Story »

Top spot for Shakhtar

Posted Wednesday, December 08, 2010 by PA29 hits

Shakhtar Donetsk secured top spot in Champions League Group H with a 2-0 win condemning Braga to a place in the last 32 of the Europa League.Both sides had a chance of going through to the knockout stages at the start of the tie but when Shakhtar netted through Razvan Rat (78) and Adriano (83) only one side were celebrating.Braga fired the opening shot, Luis Aguiar giving Andrei Pyatov a relati...Full Story »

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Braga preview - All to play for in Ukraine

Posted Wednesday, December 08, 2010 by PA128 hits

Everything is to play for in Champions League Group F, with Shakhtar Donetsk and Braga both having a chance of qualification for the last 16. The two meet at the Donbass Arena, with Shakhtar leading the group by three points from Braga and Arsenal who are tied for second. The Ukrainian hosts need just a point to progress, while if Arsenal lose to Partizan Belgrade, Braga will also need just a ...Full Story »

Shakhtar beats Partizan 3-0 in Champions League

Posted Wednesday, November 24, 2010 by YAHOO Sport19 hits

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP)—Shakhtar Donetsk scored three times within 16 minutes in the second half to beat Partizan Belgrade 3-0 Tuesday and go top of Group H of the Champions League. The Ukrainian champions took the lead in the 52nd minute after a corner kick by Jadson found Taras Stepanenko, whose powerful close-range shot went in under the bar. Jadson made it 2-0 in the 59th on a powerful...Full Story »

Shakhtar on the brink

Posted Tuesday, November 23, 2010 by PA7 hits

Shakhtar Donetsk scored three second-half goals to brush aside Partizan Belgrade 3-0 and virtually assure progression from Group H.After a first-half stalemate, goals from Taras Stepanenko, Jadson and Eduardo put Shakhtar in charge of the group as news came through of a shock defeat for Arsenal at Braga.However, Shakhtar had begun the night on the backfoot, with goalkeeper Andrei Pyatov require...Full Story »

Partizan Belgrade vs Shakhtar Donetsk preview - Shakhtar close in on qualification

Posted Tuesday, November 23, 2010 by PA60 hits

Shakhtar Donetsk defender Dmytro Chygrynsky insists his team will take the game to Partizan Belgrade as they look to book a place in the last 16 of the Champions League. The Ukrainian Premier League leaders will ensure a place in the knockout phase with a game to spare if they win in Serbia and Braga fail to beat Arsenal in Portugal. A draw would also be enough for the Pitmen if Braga lose to t...Full Story »

Arsenal 1-2 Shakhtar Donetsk - Gunners` Euro hopes dented by familiar face

Posted Wednesday, November 03, 2010 by PA18 hits

Eduardo returned to haunt his old club as Shakhtar Donetsk fought back from a goal down to beat Arsenal 2-1 in their Champions League Group H clash at Donbass Arena. England forward Theo Walcott had slotted in a fine breakaway goal after 10 minutes for the injury-hit Barclays Premier League side, who were without captain Cesc Fabregas. However, Shakhtar - trashed 5-1 at Emirates Stadium a fort...Full Story »

Arsenal vs Shakhtar Donetsk preview - Wenger surprise at Wilshere progression

Posted Wednesday, November 03, 2010 by PA138 hits

Arsene Wenger admits even he has been taken aback by Jack Wilshere's development, with the England starlet set to return to the Arsenal side for Wednesday night's Champions League Group H clash at Shakhtar Donetsk. Wenger has brought through many talented youngsters, moulding them into world-class players - such as Spain midfielder Cesc Fabregas, who misses the trip to Ukraine because of a hams...Full Story »

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