Goals and Highlights: Sheriff 2-0 Shakhtar in Champions League 2021
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2:44 PM4 days ago

Goals and Highlights

2:36 PM4 days ago


It's over! Sheriff surprises and beats Shakhtar.
2:32 PM4 days ago


Shakhtar tries to get on the scoreboard, but the home defense is well closed.
2:27 PM4 days ago


Sheriff changes. Boban Nikolov and Radeljic are substituted by Frank Castañeda and Edmund Addo. 
2:26 PM4 days ago


Athanasiadis! The goalkeeper prevents Shakhtar from scoring.
2:20 PM4 days ago


Excellent sweep by Edmund Eddo, preventing Mudrik from overflowing.
2:18 PM4 days ago


Adama Traoré's shot ends up going close to the corner of the net.
2:12 PM4 days ago


Change Sheriff. Bruno Souza takes Yakhshibaev's place.
2:10 PM4 days ago


Double change for Shakhtar. Alan Patrick and Mykhaylo are replaced by Marcos Antonio and Fernando.
2:04 PM4 days ago


Goal by Sheriff! Cristiano's cross is headed by Yansane to increase the lead.
1:56 PM4 days ago


Change of Sheriff. Momo Yansane replaces Dimitris Kolovos.
1:53 PM4 days ago


Goalkeeper! Shot by Marlos, but Athanasiadis keeps the ball.
1:49 PM4 days ago


The second half of the match between Sheriff and Shakhtar starts.
1:49 PM4 days ago


Shakhtar change. Marlos replaces Martins


1:32 PM4 days ago


First half ends, Sheriff wins by the margin
1:30 PM4 days ago


Maycon shoots from outside the area, but the ball goes wide.
1:23 PM4 days ago


Arboleda's good arrival ends up taking the ball away from Traoré who was looking for the equalizer.
1:17 PM4 days ago


Goalkeeper! Athanasiadis dives and avoids the Shakhtar goalkeeper's shot.
1:16 PM4 days ago


Cristiano slipped in the opponent's area and missed the second.
1:12 PM4 days ago


Pedrinho's shot goes over the goal.
1:05 PM4 days ago


Pyatov's shot at goal is saved by the goalkeeper.
1:02 PM4 days ago


Goal, goal, goal by Sheriff! A great goal by Adam, who smashed the ball in the air and scored Sheriff's first goal in the Champions League.


12:58 PM4 days ago


Long throw to Traoré, but Pyatov keeps the ball without any problems.
12:53 PM4 days ago


Shakhtar came dangerously close, but Costanza got through and averted the danger.
12:46 PM4 days ago


First forty-five minutes start in the Moldova building
12:43 PM4 days ago

Shakhtar: LineUp

A. Pyatov; Ismaily, M. Matvienko, Marlon, Dodó; Maycon, Marcos Antonio, Mateus Martín, Pedrinho, Fernando; L. Traore
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Sheriff: LineUp

G. Athanasiadis; F. Constanza, D. Arboleda, G. Adulanto, Cristiano, E. Addo, S. Thill, A. Traoré, D. Kolovos, F. Castañeda; D. Yakhshibaev.
12:35 PM4 days ago

To warm up

Shakhtar and Sheriff are already warming up before the start of their participation in another edition of the Champions League.
12:33 PM4 days ago

En casa

The sheriff is already present in his stadium, ready to start this tournament.
12:26 PM4 days ago

They are here!

Shakhtar is already in Moldova, ready to play tonight's match.

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The Moldovans are undefeated in their last 9 matches in European competitions, and have also kept their goal intact. In their last 3 they have not conceded a goal.
12:16 PM4 days ago

What a numbers!

Shakhtar have lost in three of their last 11 Champions League matches. Against Borussia Monchengladbach they lost twice last season.
12:11 PM4 days ago

To break statistics

Shakhtar has only visited Sheriff on one occasion, this duel took place in 2003, which was a Champions League qualifier and ended in a goalless draw.
12:06 PM4 days ago

Third time

This is the third time when Sheriff and Shakhtar meet, in the last two matches Shakhtar defeated Tiraspol.
12:01 PM4 days ago

To continue making history

This will be the first time in the history of the Champions League that a team from Moldova plays this competition, Sheriff will try to get off on the right foot.
11:56 AM4 days ago

Stay tuned for the Sheriff vs Shakhtar live stream.

In a few moments we will share with you the Sheriff vs Shakhtar live starting lineups, as well as the latest information from the Bolshaya Sportivnaya Arena Stadium. Keep an eye on the action with VAVEL's minute-by-minute live online coverage.
11:51 AM4 days ago

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11:46 AM4 days ago

Sheriff statements

Ukrainian head coach Yuriy Vernydub told the media about the moment after qualifying for the tournament and the duel: "They were tears of real men. They were tears of happiness. The players did not realize what had happened at that moment. Neither did I. Only now can we think about it calmly. Only now we can calmly think about it. For the club, Sheriff, this is something really big."

The team's goalkeeper Serghei Pașcenco also dedicated a few words: "My phone was going crazy, really. It was people from my former clubs and from the countries I have played in before, people from Moldova, from the national team, those who play for other clubs here. I didn't really see them until the morning. I was probably in shock."

"It's great. It's a very motivating group to show what we're capable of and play honestly with top teams."

Captain Frank Castaneda, mentioned his happiness to enter this tournament, "We are the revelation team of this competition. We are the new team and I think we will do a great job. We have eliminated historic teams like [Crvena zvezda] and Dinamo Zagreb. We've been a surprise package in every game, and this round will be no exception.

11:41 AM4 days ago

Setting their name on a high

Shakhtar arrives after beating SC Dnipro-1 in the Ukrainian Premier League, and in the seven matches they have played in this competition, they have five wins, one draw and one defeat, placing them in second place. Shakhtar beat Monaco 3-2 on aggregate, a scoreline that culminated in their qualification for the Champions League.

11:36 AM4 days ago

To the first victory!

Sheriff comes to this duel after beating Petrocub in the National League of Moldova by two goals to nil. After five matches played in the League, the team led by Yuriy Vernydub has four wins and one defeat, reaching 12 points. Sheriff defeated Dinamo with the score three goals to zero, which brought them to the Champions League.

11:31 AM4 days ago

What a group!

In this competition, group D is composed of a trident that will make Sheriff, a team that surprised by eliminating Dinamo Kyev and qualifying for this tournament, give their best. Real Madrid, Inter Milan and Shakhtar will not make this stage easy for the Moldovan team.

11:26 AM4 days ago

The match will be played at the Bolshaya Sportivnaya Arena stadium.

The match of Sheriff vs Shakhtar will be played at the Bolshaya Sportivnaya Arena stadium located in Tiraspol, Moldova; the capacity of the stadium is 12 746 people. 

11:21 AM4 days ago

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