Donetsk «Shakhtar» on Thursday, February 25, beat 3:0 the German Schalke in the second leg 1/16 finals of the Europa League.
In the 26th minute the score in the match was opened by the Brazilian Shakhtar midfielder Marlos.
In the middle of the second half Argentine striker Facundo Ferreyra doubled the advantage of the Ukrainian team, but in the 77th minute, the midfielder Viktor Kovalenko set the final score of the game, said to «Interfax-Ukraine».
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has already congratulated the Pitmen’s victory.
«Our applause to you, Shakhtar! Brilliant game!», — stated in the message published in the President’s page in social networks.
Match «Shakhtar» — «FC Schalke 04» was served by the referees from Slovenia, headed by Matej South. The functions of the UEFA delegate was entrusted to the Frenchman Philippe Prudon, judicial observer was assigned to the Italian Matteo trefoloni.
We will remind, the first meeting a week ago in Lviv ended in a draw – 0:0. Thus, in the 1/8 finals Shakhtar.
The draw for this stage of the tournament will be held on Friday 26 February.
11 years ago at this stage of the tournament, «miner» has passed the «Schalke». After the draw in Donetsk (1:1), the Pitmen got a narrow win in Gelsenkirchen (1:0).
«Miner» has crushed on departure «Schalke» and was released in 1/8 finals of the Europa League. Poroshenko called the game brilliant 26.02.2016