Shakhtar has once again taught Gent a lesson about great team spirit and persistence. Both fixtures ended up in bitter defeat for the Belgian team; Shakhtar won 10-3 on the aggregate.
In tonight's game, the first half was a promising one for Gent, as they opened the score only 20 seconds after the starting whistle. But by the halftime, Shakhtar made it 1-3 - thanks to a penalty kick and two more beautiful shots.
Gent resisted desperately in the second half, and managed to score twice, but Shakhtar clearly smelled victory and finished what they started, making the final score 5-3. Eight goals in one game - what a night!
Shakhtar and their fans went home happy - and for a good reason; they came first in their group and made the playoffs of UEFA Champions League.