Shakhtar’s captain Darijo Srna believes that Shakhtar deservedly went out in the group stage of the Champions League.
“Firstly, we must congratulate Shakhtar with great success. This victory was very necessary to us. Tough year we had, after all, five years have been Champions and in the last year. Wanted to show everyone that we deserve to play in the Champions League. Congratulations to all the players, the coach, the President and the fans of Shakhtar. It’s a feast for Donbass and Donetsk.
As for the game, the first half started well, played great and scored a goal. Then we conceded two goals, scored in the answer and didn’t want to risk it. Rapid not just got to this stage, they run a lot and pressure. In the last five minutes we were lucky, so luck was on our side.
What was the key to final victory? We’re stronger. Even in the first game we were the better team. Both first half, Shakhtar played great, but after the break was not afraid to concede a goal. Today was a great atmosphere in the stadium, and we are satisfied that they are in the Champions League. We were a bit lucky, but lucky and rapid in the first half.
Is there dissatisfaction with the team’s play? No. Most importantly, the miner went further. Sixth time in a row to play in the Champions League can only be a great team,” said Dario channel Football 1.
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.