Shakhtar Donetsk hosted Real Madrid in Kyiv, in the UEFA Champions League game. The match was played at NSC Olimpiysky stadium.
Since the very beginning of the match, the guests took control over the ball and commenced their attacks. However, Real's attempts failed, and the ball simply ended up in Andriy Trubin's hands.
In the first half, both teams failed to open the score. In the second, Shakhtar managed to break the ice; Dentinho made it 1-0 thanks to the pass from Marlos. The Spaniards tried evening the odds, but Mountaineers held tight. And then, long long before the final whistle, Manor Solomon doubled the score with a shot, landed from the line of the penalty area.
The 2-0 win let the Ukrainian team climb to second place in their group; the Mountaineers and Los Blancos have an equal number of points now.
Shakhtar defeated Real in both legs of their fixture.