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Andriy Pyatov: We deserved more group stage of the Champions League than rapid

Андрей Пятов: Мы больше заслужили групповой этап Лиги чемпионов, чем Рапид

The goalkeeper of Shakhtar Donetsk, commented on the release of his team in the group stage of the Champions League, after the second leg of the playoff round of the tournament with rapid Vienna

“We played really well first half. They had two things that they have implemented. And we have opportunities to score in the first half was more. In the second half we sat a bit as worried about the result. There is much to say, but it was on the game. I think we could increase the score, but were unable to convert their chances in counterattacks.

What mistakes in the game team? I think we will indicate the coach. It’s not in my purview to talk about it. Mistakes are many, but we will draw our conclusions and we will prepare. The main thing that went through the group stage. I want to congratulate you. Importantly, in Lviv will be the Champions League. Thanks to the fans! We gave them the Champions League. I hope they continue we will be here to support.

Chances Rapida at the end of the match? Yes, there was my mistake. Thank God that there was Serhiy Kryvtsov, which had to substitute the leg. Frankly, we deserve more group stage of the Champions League than rapid“, – said after the match Pyatov.

Recall, Shakhtar Donetsk for the sixth time in a row, will play in the group stage of the Champions League. After an easy victory in Austria on rocking, Lucescu’s team drew the return match in Lviv 2:2 and advanced to the next round