Manchester city 26 Nov took Shakhtar within a 5 round group stage of the Champions League. The winner of the match and was not “miners” have kept chances of an exit in the playoffs of the Champions League.
Manchester City – Shakhtar 1:1
Goals: Gundogan, 56 – Solomon, 69
In the beginning of the meeting, the Pitmen created the perfect moment to score when Ederson wrong output, knocking the ball outside his penalty area. Aunt came on an empty net, but the Brazilian was aiming for, just two opponents have managed to block his shot.
In a few minutes there was a similar situation when Kovalenko in the centre circle beat Fernandinho and brought Aunt one-on-one with the goalkeeper, but this time Ederson played correctly in advance.
In the 31st minute of the “Teams” had a good corner and Otamendi headed the ball goalwards after a cross from the flank, but Pyatov got the ball from the nine. Good saves from the goalkeeper of the national team of Ukraine. Also note that the “miner” in the first half, looked not worse than the opponent.
At the beginning of the second half, the bulls still put the squeeze on the Pitmen’s defence and opened the scoring: after the transfer of de Bruyne in the centre of the box BOM Jesus caught the ball and passed the ball to Gundogan who shot into an empty corner. Pyatov managed to intercept the ball for 1:0.
On 69 minutes, Shakhtar are in a fantastic moment equalized. My aunt hooked on the right flank of the Dodo, which was shot exactly on Solomon, and the Israelis struck a good shot on goal from Ederson – 1:1. It should be added that the manor took to the field only a few minutes before the goal scored.
A few minutes Manchester city went on the attack and Silva has a shot on goal but the Pitmen. Pyatov with Kryvtsov did not understand and the ball nearly flew into the net, but at the last moment he cleared the ball off the line.
Thus, Shakhtar got an important point with the leader of the Group and kept the second place. For unconditional exit in the next round, Shakhtar will be enough for victory over Atalanta in the final round of the Champions League. One point allowed Manchester city ahead of schedule to reach the playoffs of the Champions League.
Video of the match Manchester city vs Shakhtar