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Paulo Fonseca: Shakhtar Donetsk boss celebrates win by wearing Zorro mask

Paulo Fonseca has been manager of Shakhtar Donetsk since 2016 (Image credit: AFP)

Shakhtar Donetsk boss Paulo Fonseca celebrated his team’s 2-1 Champions League victory over Manchester City by wearing a Zorro mask. The Ukrainian side inflicted City’s first defeat in 29 matches to secure their place in the last 16 as Group F runners-up behind Pep Guardiola’s side. Fonseca had said he would dress up as Zorro – a fictional masked vigilante – if ...

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UCL: Shakhtar hand Man City 1st loss in 29 matches

Shakhtar Donetsk could meet Manchester United, Liverpool or Tottenham in the last 16 of the Champions League (Image credit: Getty Images)

Manchester City lost for the first time in 29 matches as Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk won to join City in the last 16 of the Champions League. A much-changed City, who had already secured top spot in Group F, fell behind when Brazilian Bernard curled a shot past Ederson from 15 yards. Shakhtar doubled their lead as Ismaily capitalised on ...

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Sevilla fight back for Shakhtar draw

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Kevin Gameiro converts late penalty to earn Sevilla a draw Marlos scores one then sets up another as Shakhtar recover from early setback Michael Krohn-Dehli carried off on stretcher with serious-looking knee injury Sevilla looking to become the first team to lift the trophy three years running Second leg takes place next Thursday, with the final in Basel on 18 ...

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Europa League: Liverpool face Villarreal in the semi-finals

Jurgen Klopp steered Borussia Dortmund to the 2013 Champions League final (Image credit: Getty Images)

Liverpool will play Villarreal in the Europa League semi-finals. The Reds’ reward for Thursday’s dramatic victory over Borussia Dortmund is a trip to Spain for the first leg on 28 April, with the return at Anfield on 5 May. In the other semi-final, Spanish side Sevilla, who are looking to win the competition for the third successive year, face Ukraine’s ...

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Shakhtar Donetsk,Jiangsu Suning agree fee for Teixeira

China-bound: Alex Teixeira (Image credit: AP)

Shakhtar Donetsk say they have agreed to sell Brazil midfielder Alex Teixeira to Chinese club Jiangsu Suning for 50m euros (£38.4m). The 26-year-old, who was a target for Premier League side Liverpool, becomes the latest high-profile signing for the Chinese Super League. Former Chelsea midfielder Ramires and ex-Atletico Madrid forward Jackson Martinez recently moved there. The fee for Teixeria, 26, ...

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