Shakhtar Donetsk defeat Italian side Napoli in the Champions League

Shakhtar Donetsk defeat Italian side Napoli in the Champions League

- Shakhtar Donetsk beat Italian side Napoli 2-1 on Wednesday night, September 13

- The Ukrainian side ended Napoli's 17 games unbeaten run in the tough encounter

- Napoli tried all they could to leave Ukraine with at least a point in the match

Ukrainian giants Shakhtar Donetsk produced an astonishing performance on Wednesday night, September 13, 2017 as they defeated Italian club Napoli 2-1 to begin their campaign in the 2017/18 Champions League on an impressive note.

Despite Shakhtar Donetsk not playing at their home ground which is now a territory occupied by rebels since 2014, they are now playing in Kharkiv, Eastern Ukraine, and they did not disappoint their fans .

They brought to an end 17 match unbeaten run for Napoli which was done in a dramatic style.

Shakhtar Donetsk defeat Italian side Napoli in the Champions League

Shakhtar Donetsk defeat Italian side Napoli in the Champions League (photo: Soccerlife)

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Taison and Ferreyra put Shakhtar Donetsk in front in the 15th and 58th minutes respectively before Milik reduced the scoreline for the visitors in the 71st minute via a penalty.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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