In the match of the third round of the Champions League group stage against Real Madrid (1:2), Shakhtar Donetsk went on the field with only Ukrainian players for the first time in the history of the tournament - the club’s official website informs us.
The starting line-up of the Donetsk players was as follows: Trubin, Mykhailichenko, Bondar, Matvienko, Konoplia, Stepanenko, Bondarenko, Sudakov, Mudrik, Zubkov, Swede.
In the 88th minute, Croat Neven Jurasek and Burkina Faso’s Lacina Traore were substituted.
After three rounds, “Shakhtar” is in second place in Group F with 4 points. The leader is “Real” with 9 points.