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Leverkusen - Shakhtar Donetsk
4-0
 

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Hyypiä delighted with four-goal Leverkusen

Published: Thursday 24 October 2013, 0.31CET
"We haven't played that well in a long time so I'm very happy," said Bayer 04 Leverkusen's Sami Hyypiä after the 4-0 home win over FC Shakhtar Donetsk in Group A.
Hyypiä delighted with four-goal Leverkusen
Stefan Kiessling scores Leverkusen's fourth goal and his second ©Getty Images
 

Player rater

Kiessling

Top Player

Leverkusen 

Match statistics

Leverkusen
Shakhtar Donetsk

4

Goals scored

0

52

Possession (%)

48

12

Total attempts

11

8

on target

5

4

off target

6

2

blocked

2

0

against woodwork

0

4

Corners

5

0

Offsides

0

3

Yellow cards

1

0

Red Cards

0

12

Fouls committed

13

12

Fouls suffered

12

594

Passes

546

477

completed

420

Lineups

leverkusen

Leverkusen

shakhtar donetsk

Shakhtar Donetsk

1Leno (GK)30Pyatov (GK)
5Spahić
Substitution56
3Hübschman
6Rolfes (C)
Goal50
5Kucher
7Son Heung-Min
Substitution71
9Luiz Adriano
Substitution78
10Can
Yellow Card69
13Shevchuk
11Kiessling
Goal22
Yellow Card60
Goal72
Substitution76
17Fernando
Substitution61
17Boenisch20Douglas Costa
18Sam
Goal57
28Taison
Substitution46
21Ömer Toprak29Alex Teixeira
26Donati
Yellow Card38
33Srna (C)
Yellow Card50
27Castro44Rakitskiy

Substitutes

25Palop (GK)32Kanibolotskiy (GK)
4Wollscheid
Substitution56
6Stepanenko
9Derdiyok
Substitution76
10Bernard
Substitution46
13Hegeler
Substitution71
11Eduardo
14Hilbert19Ferreyra
Substitution78
23Kruse38Kryvtsov
31Kohr77Ilsinho
Substitution61

Coaches

Sami Hyypiä (FIN) Mircea Lucescu (ROU)

Referee

Stéphane Lannoy (FRA)

Standings

Last updated: 24/10/2013 08:24 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 
 
  
Published: Thursday 24 October 2013, 0.31CET

Hyypiä delighted with four-goal Leverkusen

"We haven't played that well in a long time so I'm very happy," said Bayer 04 Leverkusen's Sami Hyypiä after the 4-0 home win over FC Shakhtar Donetsk in Group A.

Sami Hyypiä, Leverkusen coach
I'm really satisfied with the way my team played. We haven't played that well in a long time, so I'm very happy. If you want to progress through the group phase you have to win your home matches and with two victories we are on the right track. We were a little bit lucky with some decisions, but nevertheless we were the better team. Four-nil is a big result, but we played better and deserved the win.

We want to win every match, but we knew about Shakhtar's quality. They are at a high European level and I didn't expect the match to turn out like this. I thought it would be more difficult, but in the end we kept our concentration and played very well.

Mircea Lucescu, Shakhtar coach
It is hard to find the right words because this result is really embarrassing. The first half was about equal, apart from the goal, and we also had a good chance with [Alex] Teixeira's effort. The second half started equal, too. Now we have to prepare for the next match and I hope my players remember this night and do the right things in the next game, which will be completely different from tonight.

In the second half we wanted to play with more power, but the penalty ruined our plan. Then we became nervous and made a lot of mistakes. To rate my players today is impossible. Everyone tried to assume some responsibility, but things didn't work out, not even for one player. I'm surprised even my experienced players made so many mistakes.

Last updated: 25/10/13 0.48CET

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