Shakhtar Donetsk stunned Napoli 2-1 at Metalist Stadium thanks to goals from Taison and Facundo Ferreyra.
Taison gave the hosts the lead on the quarter-hour with a neat left-footed finish from just inside the box.
Ferreyra added a second in the 58th minute -- the Argentine striker racing onto the end of Taras Stepanenko's majestic cross from the left touchline and bouncing his header into the roof of the net from close.
Arkadiusz Milik pulled a goal back from the penalty spot in the 71st minute...
Now that the Champions League draw has been completed, here's a preview for Group F. Who do you think will go through?
Predicted finish1. Manchester City
4. Shakhtar Donetsk
The team without a home thanks to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, Shakhtar will play their home games Kharkiv, 150 miles north of Donetsk. That's an improvement on their last temporary base -- Lviv, 780 miles west, which is about the distance between London and Madrid. Their...
Darijo Srna signed a new contract with Shakhtar Donetsk on Monday and ruled out a possible move to Barcelona.
Shakhtar confirmed in January that Barcelona had expressed interest in singing the right-back as Aleix Vidal began to fall out of favour before his season-ending ankle injury.
But Srna, who turned 35 on Monday, has tied hs future to Shakhtar for another season and says he has no plans to leave the club for whom he has played since 2003.
"I am very happy," Srna said. "I want to finish my...
If Manchester United thought having to play on FC Rostov's threadbare pitch was a chore, then they should spare a thought for Shakhtar Donetsk.
Shakhtar saw their Ukrainian Cup quarterfinal against FC Poltava called off due to the truly dire state of the latter team's pitch.
The fixture was scheduled to take place on Wednesday night but Shakhtar flat out refused to play at Poltava's Lokomotiv Stadium due to the fact that the playing surface possesses less greenery than several of the world's major...