Shakhtar Donetsk fans attacked in Frankfurt after UEFA Europa League game

Source : 112 Ukraine

The police could not detain the group of 15 attackers
12:09, 22 February 2019


Three football fans, the supporters of Shakhtar Donetsk sustained injuries in the scuffle with the attackers on Thursday night. According to, the assailants were the ultras of Eintracht; the home team defeated Shakhtar in the game of UEFA Europa League on February 21.   

A group of 15 people assaulted and robbed three Ukrainians, one of which was taken to a hospital. The police came too late as the attackers escaped.

Related: UEFA Europa League: Shakhtar Donetsk eliminated from UEFA Europa League

Earlier, we reported that Shakhtar Donetsk played an away game in Germany, hosted by Eintracht Frankfurt. It was a chance for the Mountaineers to proceed into the playoffs of UEFA Europa League. 

It all went south already in the first half. Shakhtar lost two goals over five minutes, one of them from the spot kick. In the second half, Moraes managed to reclaim one goal, but then, Eintracht scored again, showing the guest team who's in charge. The 4-1 loss sent the Ukrainian team home, as the Germans won 6-3 on aggregate.

Related: UEFA Europa League: Shakhtar Donetsk, Eintracht Frankfurt play 2-2 draw

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