Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Red Card
    Gleveckas (Shakhtar Donetsk) is dismissed.
    Home frustration boils over as the defender receives his second yellow card for a lunge on Zicu down the left flank.
  • Substitution
    Pukanych (in) - Vukić (out) (Shakhtar Donetsk)
  • Goal
    Dănciulescu (Dinamo Bucureşti) scores!
    An absolute gem from the Romanian striker, moving forward before unleashing a fearsome shot from all of 30 metres which Pletikosa can only touch onto his left post and in.
  • Substitution
    Brandão (in) - Raţ (out) (Shakhtar Donetsk)
  • Goal
    Marica (Dinamo Bucureşti) scores!
    A goalmouth melee at the other end is eventually cleared and immediately Dinamo are away through Zicu. His deft pass inside the last Shakhtar defender finds the substitute who tucks the ball between the diving Pletikosa and the left upright.
  • Substitution
    Grigorie (in) - Badea (out) (Dinamo Bucureşti)
  • Substitution
    Zubov (in) - Zakarliuka (out) (Shakhtar Donetsk)
  • Yellow Card
    Zicu (Dinamo Bucureşti) is cautioned by the referee.
    He is penalised for pulling back Gay as he shaped for a run down the right flank.
  • Substitution
    Marica (in) - Niculescu (out) (Dinamo Bucureşti)
  • Yellow Card
    Perenyi (Dinamo Bucureşti) is cautioned by the referee.
    A challenge on Vorobey on the right touchline earns the Dinamo defender a booking.
  • Substitution
    Preda (in) - Delwarte (out) (Dinamo Bucureşti)
    The half-time substitution sees the embarassed Belgian goalkeeper making way for the experienced Romanian.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • Goal
    Aghahowa (Shakhtar Donetsk) scores!
    And what a bizarre goal, the Nigerian striker earning the reward for his persistence, charging down Delwarte's clearance and watching it bounce straight in. Shakhtar are back in the game as the referee blows for half-time.
  • Yellow Card
    Badea (Dinamo Bucureşti) is shown a yellow card.
    Another booking for the visitors after a lunge on Tymoschuk.
  • Goal
    Niculescu (Dinamo Bucureşti) scores!
    A spectacular volley on the turn from the Romanian stuns the Ukrainian crowd into momentary silence. It was a great cross to the back post by Zicu but the striker made the most of lax marking to fire home from close in, giving Dinamo an invaluable away goal.
  • Goal
    Aghahowa (Shakhtar Donetsk) scores!
    Shakhtar are right back in this tie now, the Nigerian following up from just two metres after Serhiy Zakarliuka's glancing header from Vorobey's beautiful right-wing cross had hit the post.
  • Yellow Card
    Dănciulescu (Dinamo Bucureşti) is shown a yellow card.
    A clumsy challenge by the big forward on Razvan Rat earns the first caution of the night.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.


  • Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red card
    Red card
  • Yellow card
    Yellow card
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution