Today, on February 28, a draw of 1/8 finals of the Europa League was held at UEFA Headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.
Shakhtar Donetsk will face WfL Wolfsburg. The Germans have already traveled to Ukraine this season, beating FC Oleksandria at the group stage. The matches of the Europa League 1/8 finals will take place on March 12 and 19.
On February 27, Shakhtar Donetsk FC played against S.L. Benfica in the Europa League 1/16 finals. It was a rematch between the teams that took place in Lisabon.
Benfica started the match aggressively and quickly opened the score – Pizzi scored the first goal at the ninth minute of the match.
After the 47th minute of the match, Shakhtar was losing 3:1, but it was not willing to give up the match easily. As a result, the Miners were able to even the score and secured their place in Europa League 1/8 finals.
As we reported earlier, Dynamo Kyiv's centre-back Tamas Kadar will be transferred to Shandong Luneng Taishan F.C.
The Chinese club paid four million euros for the defender of the Hungarian national football team.