Tel-Aviv hosted the game of UEFA Europa League, as Maccabi crossed swords with Shakhtar Donetsk. The teams met in the competition's Round of the last 32.
After the failure in the home championship where the Mountaineers could not beat FC Kolos, the team from Donetsk played in the Europa League playoffs. This time, their efforts proved more fruitful. In the middle of the first half, the guests pulled off a fast attack scenario with a finisher by Alan Patrick. Shortly before the final whistle, Tete doubled the score.
The return leg of this fixture will be played in Ukraine; Shakhtar now has a fine 2-0 advantage.
As we reported earlier, Dynamo Kyiv FC has introduced its own digital currency - the token.
Fans can purchase them and spend in exchange for a wide variety of items and privileges. These include a limited-series brand outfit, the right to take seats in privileged areas of the team's home arena, and even the voting right when vital decisions are made by the club's management.
The team management created a special department of innovations for this purpose, The new office is chaired by Ukrainian-American businessman Mark Ginsbourg.