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Match facts: Juventus v Shakhtar

Published: Saturday 29 September 2012, 2.45CET
Match facts: Juventus v Shakhtar
Juventus striker Fabio Quagliarella ©Getty Images
 
 
 
Published: Saturday 29 September 2012, 2.45CET

Match facts: Juventus v Shakhtar

Juventus

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• The Juventus Stadium, opened in 2011, will host UEFA Champions League games for the first time this season. The club's record in 20 home matches over the previous five European campaigns reads: W14 D4 L2.

• Arturo Vidal and Fabio Quagliarella scored on their UEFA Champions League debuts at Stamford Bridge.

• Juventus became only the second team to get a result against Chelsea in the UEFA Champions League after going two goals down, following AS Monaco FC in the 2004 semi-final second leg.

• The Turin team had two shots on target on matchday one, the joint lowest total in the competition along with FC Dynamo Kyiv, GNK Dinamo Zagreb and Valencia CF; Juve were the only one of that quartet not to lose.

• On matchday one Oscar became the first player to score twice against Juventus in the UEFA Champions League since Galatasaray AŞ's Hakan Şükür in December 2003.

Summer transfers
In
Lúcio (FC Internazionale Milano)
Paul Pogba (Manchester United FC)
Kwadwo Asamoah (Udinese Calcio)
Mauricio Isla (Udinese Calcio)
Rubinho (free agent)
Sebastian Giovinco (Parma FC)
Martín Cáceres (Sevilla FC)
Nicklas Bendtner (Arsenal FC, loan)

Out
Alessandro Del Piero (Sydney FC)
Cristian Pasquato (Udinese Calcio)
Eljero Elia (SV Werder Bremen)
Miloš Krasić (Fenerbahçe SK)
Michele Pazienza (Bologna FC)
Jorge Martínez (CFR 1907 Cluj, loan)
Marco Motta (Bologna FC, loan)
Felipe Melo (Galatasaray AŞ, loan)
Reto Ziegler (FC Lokomotiv Moskva, loan)
Alexander Manninger (released)
Fabio Grosso (released)

Miscellaneous
• The Bianconeri are 45 Serie A games unbeaten, since a 1-0 defeat at Parma on 15 May 2011.

• Juventus won the Italian Super Cup on 11 August, defeating Coppa Italia holders SSC Napoli 4-2 in extra time

• Del Piero departed this summer after 19 seasons at Juventus that brought 705 senior appearances and 289 goals – both club records.

• Seven Juve players started Italy's FIFA World Cup qualifying 2-2 draw with Bulgaria on 7 September: Gianluigi Buffon, Andrea Barzagli, Leonardo Bonucci, Emanuele Giaccherini, Claudio Marchisio, Andrea Pirlo and Giovinco.

• Pirlo won his 91st cap against Malta four days later, joining Del Piero in seventh on Italy's list of all-time appearances.

• Isla made his first competitive appearance in seven months following a knee injury when he started Chile's 3-1 defeat by Colombia on 11 September.

Shakhtar

UEFA Champions League statistics
• Matchday one ended Shakhtar's four-game winless run in the UEFA Champions League at the Donbass Arena. The Pitmen had lost two and drawn two since their 3-0 round of 16 triumph over AS Roma in March 2011.

• Shakhtar have scored 247 goals in UEFA competition.

Summer transfers
In
Anton Kanibolotskiy (FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk)
Marko Dević (FC Metalist Kharkiv)

Out
Artem Fedetskiy (FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk)
Yevhen Seleznyov (FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk)
Olexandr Chyzhov (FC Illychivets Mariupil, loan)
Olexandr Rybka (released)
Yuriy Virt (retired)

Miscellaneous
• Despite Fernandinho and Luiz Adriano both missing penalties Shakhtar beat FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 2-1 on Friday, their 19th successive top-flight victory – a Ukrainian Premier League record.

• Henrik Mkhitaryan took his tally to 13 goals in ten league games this term; already his best ever return for a season.

• Shakhtar knocked FC Dynamo Kyiv out of the Ukrainian Cup on 23 September, winning their round of 32 meeting 4-1. Dynamo coach Yuri Semin was sacked the following day.

• Luiz Adriano and Douglas Costa were on target as 2011/12 double winners Shakhtar defeated city rivals FC Metalurh Donetsk 2-0 in the Ukrainian Super Cup on 10 July.

• Shakhtar signed 24-year-old striker Maicon Oliveira, last season's 14-goal joint highest Premier League scorer, from FC Volyn Lutsk and loaned him to FC Zorya Luhansk.

Last updated: 30/09/12 0.07CET

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