Shakhtar on 6 November, playing with Dinamo Zagreb in the framework of the 4th round of the Champions League. The Pitmen opened the scoring in the game on 13 minutes. However, the “Dynamo” leveled the score in the 25th minute.
Dinamo Zagreb – Shakhtar 3:3
Goals: Petkovic, 25, Ivanusic, 83, Ademi, 89 – Alan Patrick, 13, Moraes, 90+3, Tete, 90+8
Removal: Moro, 74 – Marlos, 79
Draw with “Dinamo” in Kharkov intervened in the plans of Shakhtar in the knockout stages of the Champions League. After three rounds of the team scored 4 points, the leader of the group “Manchester city” – 9. Therefore, the Pitmen and Dynamo in face-to-face match in Zagreb de facto played the second ticket to the 1/8 finals.
Shakhtar started the match aggressively. Already on the first minute of the game Tyson has a shot from distance but the ball flew at the goal posts.
As in the match in Kharkiv, Shakhtar managed to score a quick goal. Junior Moraes was on the right flank of the Pitmen’s attacks and decided to shoot in the penalty area the Croats. There ahead was played by Alan Patrick, who sent the ball into the net gate – 1:0.
On the 20th minute of the game “the Dynamo” could even the score. Matvienko lost horse duel, jumping in the hope to intercept the ball. Petkovic easily took the ball and before shooting goalwards. Shakhtar Andriy Pyatov saved.
On 25 minutes the home team bounced back. Defender Theophile-Catherine has performed a simple canopy in the penalty area. Petkovic horse won a duel with the defenders and with a header equalized the score.
Shakhtar recovered from conceding a goal and continued to hold territorial advantage. In the 37th minute Alan Patrick from afar punched and ended up in Mora. The ball took a deflection went just wide of the post. After a minute the reaction of Liakovich checked the long-range shot Matvienko.
The dramatic denouement
After the break, the Croatians aligned a few percent of possession. The first good opportunity to take Dynamo forward had Leovac. The partners brought midfielder with an eye for eye goal. Marin beat the Ukrainian goalkeeper, but hit the crossbar.
But the Pitmen were noticeable problems with creativity in the final third. The first real moment of “Shakhtar” had on 71 minutes. Moraes tamed the ball near the penalty box Croats and struck goalwards. For Liakovich shot Junior has not made the problem.
In the 74th minute Dynamo were in the minority: Moro, which had liabilities a yellow card, lunged into the tackle on his feet with Moraes. The referee showed the second yellow card to Nikola, which meant for Moreau exception.
Almost immediately Shakhtar failed to convert a clear-cut chance. Centerback Krivtsov, being in the penalty, threw in partner defense Matvienko. Nicholas found the opportunity to break through, but Livakovic saved the team. The Pitmen played briefly in most. In the 79th minute, Marlos has been removed for a rough foul.
In equal structures “Dynamo” managed to upset Shakhtar for the second time. Petkovic, who scored his first goal, took the ball on the edge of the area of Donetsk. Waiting for connection Ivanushina, Dino gave a pass into the penalty area and Luke beat Pyatov – 2:1. On 89 minutes, the fate of the match was almost decided. Olmo shot along the goal line and the transmission locked Ademi – 3:1.
Victory against Dynamo was Junior Moraes, who in stoppage time gave hope to the fans of Shakhtar. Junior header successfully tapped in a pass into the penalty area – 3:2. On the 5th minute of stoppage théophile-Catherine’s elbow hit the net in the penalty area – penalty. A shot from the level realized Aunt – 3:3!
After 4 rounds Shakhtar is in second place in the group, having scored 5 points. The same number of points at the “Dinamo” Zagreb. Leader Manchester city, who scored 10 points.
Dinamo Zagreb vs Shakhtar match highlights of the match