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Shakhtar on the brink

Posted Tuesday, November 23, 2010 by PA13 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 PA63 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 PA27 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 PA146 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 »

Arsenal shrug off sorry Shakhtar

Posted Tuesday, October 19, 2010 by PA27 hits

Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas returned from injury to help the Gunners all but secure their place in the last 16 of the Champions League with a 5-1 romp against Group H rivals Shakhtar Donetsk. The Ukrainians had brought an impressive record to Emirates Stadium, defending a 100% return so far in Europe, not to mention 15 wins from 17 games at home. However, the hosts made them look ordinary, b...Full Story »

Adriano goals lead Shakhtar to 3-0 win at Braga

Posted Wednesday, September 29, 2010 by YAHOO Sport30 hits

BRAGA, Portugal (AP)—Shakhtar Donetsk won its second straight game but it struggled to put away Braga 3-0 in the Champions League on Tuesday. Luiz Adriano scored twice and Douglas Costa added a penalty for the Ukrainian champion. But when Adriano broke into the area for a first-time shot in the 57th minute, it was Shakhtar’s first on target. He produced a similar move to extend the...Full Story »

Costa, Adriano steer Shakhtar to victory

Posted Wednesday, September 29, 2010 by 32 hits

BRAGA, Portugal (AFP) - Brazilian imports Douglas Costa and Luiz Adriano teamed up to steer Shakhtar Donetsk to a 3-0 win at Braga on Tuesday as the Ukrainians stayed on course for the Champions League last 16. After seeing off Partizan Belgrade 1-0 in their Group H opener, Shakhtar made it two wins in two matches as Braga, routed 6-0 at Arsenal in their first outing, were outplayed on home tur...Full Story »

Braga 0-3 Shakhtar Donetsk - Shakhtar shine as Braga fail at home

Posted Tuesday, September 28, 2010 by PA23 hits

Braga endured another Champions League night to forget as Luiz Adriano's second-half double made it two wins out of two and helped Shakhtar Donetsk to a 3-0 win. The Portuguese side, who were hammered 6-0 at Arsenal in their Group H opener two weeks ago, dominated the first half but failed to take the chances that came their way. It was a different story after the break as Shakhtar's Brazilian...Full Story »

Srna seals Shakhtar success

Posted Wednesday, September 15, 2010 by PA13 hits

Darijo Srna's first Champions League goal ensured Shakhtar Donetsk got off a winning start in their Group H campaign with a 1-0 victory over Partizan Belgrade.The Croatia captain curled home a fine free-kick 20 minutes from time to give the hosts the points from a closely-fought encounter at the Donbass Arena.The result put Shakhtar joint top of the pool, behind Arsenal - 6-0 winners over Braga...Full Story »

Shakhtar Donetsk v Partizan Belgrade - Partizan seek Shakhtar revenge

Posted Wednesday, September 15, 2010 by PA44 hits

Partizan Belgrade will be looking to avoid a repeat of last season's heavy defeat at the hands of Shakhtar Donetsk when they kick off their Champions League Group H campaign at the Donbass Arena. The two sides met in the group stages of the Europa League last term and Shakhtar ran out comfortable 4-1 winners when the sides met in the Ukraine. Marko Lomic's own goal gave the Donetsk side the le...Full Story »

Shakhtar Donetsk v Partizan Belgrade - Partizan seek perfect start

Posted Wednesday, September 15, 2010 by PA62 hits

Partizan Belgrade will be looking to get their Champions League Group H campaign off to a winning start when they face Shakhtar Donetsk in the Serbian capital. The two sides met in the group stages of the Europa League last season and Shakhtar ran out comfortable 4-1 winners when the sides met in the Ukraine. Marko Lomic's own goal gave the Donetsk side the lead with Luiz Adriano, Jadson and Y...Full Story »

Fulham 2-1 Shakhtar Donetsk

Posted Friday, February 19, 2010 by theguardian.com238 hits

Fulham's Aaron Hughes, left, vies for the ball with Luiz Adriano of Shakhtar Donetsk. Bobby Zamora's 63rd-minute strike grabbed a victory which may just provide Fulham a path into the Europa League last 16. Roy Hodgson had repeated the regulation line before this game that his and the club's priorities were the Premier League and FA Cup, in that order, ahead of this particular competition. B...Full Story »

Chievo Striker Erjon Bogdani Was Once A Shakhtar Donetsk Target - Agent

Posted Wednesday, December 23, 2009 by Goal.com95 hits

Haxhia Sokol says that there was at one stage interest in the Albanian from the Ukrainian side, but not at the moment... Chievo hitman Erjon Bogdani might be linked to Bari and Catania as possible transfer moves, but the player's agent revealed that the 32-year-old could have joined Ukrainian side  Shakhtar Donetsk in the past. Currently, Bogdani is recovering from an injury to his cheekb...Full Story »

Shakhtar seeking home comforts

Posted Thursday, October 01, 2009 by PA23 hits

Shakhtar Donetsk's new 50,000-capacity Donbass Arena makes its European debut and last season's UEFA Cup champions hope it inspires them to continue their winning start in the revamped competition.The US dollars 400million project is eastern Europe's first stadium to meet UEFA's elite-class standard and was designed by ArupSport, the company responsible for the City of Manchester Stadium, home o...Full Story »

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