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Shakhtar secure comfortable passage

Published: Tuesday 25 August 2009, 19.52CET
FC Shakhtar Donetsk 2-0 Sivasspor (agg: 5-0)
The UEFA Cup holders strode into the group stage with a comprehensive aggregate win over their Turkish visitors.
by Pavel Gognidze
from Donetsk
Shakhtar secure comfortable passage
Shakhtar's supporters will see their side play in this season's group stage ©Getty Images

Match statistics

Shakhtar DonetskSivasspor

Goals scored2
 
0
Attempts on target15
 
8
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners5
 
2
Offsides5
 
1
Fouls committed11
 
15
Yellow cards1
 
3
Red cards0
 
0

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Published: Tuesday 25 August 2009, 19.52CET

Shakhtar secure comfortable passage

FC Shakhtar Donetsk 2-0 Sivasspor (agg: 5-0)
The UEFA Cup holders strode into the group stage with a comprehensive aggregate win over their Turkish visitors.

UEFA Cup holders FC Shakhtar Donetsk became the first side to clinch a place in UEFA Europa League group stage after recording a 2-0 win over Sivasspor to sit alongside their win last week in Turkey.

Pair of penalties
The victory, thanks to a penalty in each half from Jadson and Luiz Adriano, gives Shakhtar a 5-0 aggregate success following their comprehensive win in Sivas on Thursday, putting the Pitmen in good stead ahead of their UEFA Super Cup meeting with FC Barcelona on Friday. It was also Shakhtar's final match at the RSC Olympiyskiy Stadium before their new 50,000-capacity Donbass Arena opens this weekend.

Opener
Shakhtar, with usual starters Fernandinho, Dmytro Chygrynskiy, Luiz Adriano and Andriy Pyatov on the bench, began confidently. Julius Aghahowa had a goal disallowed for offside, but Darijo Srna won a penalty in the 21st minute after being fouled by Murat Sözgelmez. Jadson applied a cool finish and further chances followed with Olexiy Polyanskiy and Willian unloading from distance and Ilsinho attempting a back-heeled finish.

Brazilian contingent
The hosts were dominating and the pattern did not change after the break, as visiting goalkeeper Akın Vardar was forced to deny Willian from point-blank range. Sivasspor were struggling to contain Shakhtar's lively Brazilian attack with Luiz Adriano now on and Jadson going close. It was their captain, though, who again earned the chance to extend the lead. Srna darted into the box and was upended by Pieter Mbemba with Luiz Adriano stepping up to score just before the hour mark. Sivasspor had a couple of late chances, but Shakhtar were fully in control and saw out the rest of the tie comfortably.

Last updated: 27/08/09 15.00CET

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Lineups

shakhtar donetsk

Shakhtar Donetsk

sivasspor

Sivasspor

12
KhudzhamovRustam Khudzhamov (GK)
35
Akın VardarAkın Vardar (GK) (C)
8
JádsonJádson
Goal21
5
Murat SözgelmezMurat Sözgelmez
Yellow Card34
Substitution72
11
IlsinhoIlsinho
Substitution60
8
İbrahim Dağaşanİbrahim Dağaşan
14
KobinVasyl Kobin
11
Erman KılıçErman Kılıç
19
GaiOlexiy Gai
Substitution60
14
KamananYannick Kamanan
22
WillianWillian
18
Cihan YılmazCihan Cihan Yılmaz
Substitution62
28
PolyanskiyOlexiy Polyanskiy
Yellow Card51
20
BekmezciKadir Bekmezci
32
IshchenkoMykola Ishchenko
23
Yasin ÇakmakYasin Çakmak
Yellow Card67
33
SrnaDarijo Srna (C)
44
MbembaPieter Mbemba
36
ChyzhovOlexandr Chyzhov
61
A.DereliAbdurrahman Dereli
Substitution55
77
AghahowaJulius Aghahowa
Substitution46
77
Onur TuncerOnur Tuncer

Substitutes

30
PyatovAndriy Pyatov (GK)
74
Alisan ŞekerAlisan Şeker (GK)
3
HübschmanTomáš Hübschman
3
Ferhat BıkmazFerhat Bıkmaz
Substitution72
7
FernandinhoFernandinho
Substitution60
67
Uğur KavukUğur Kavuk
Substitution55
Yellow Card89
17
Luiz AdrianoLuiz Adriano
Substitution46
Goal59
80
Agbetu Akeem Agbetu
Substitution62
21
GladkiyOlexandr Gladkiy
27
ChygrynskiyDmytro Chygrynskiy
44
RakitskiyYaroslav Rakitskiy
Substitution60

Coach

Mircea Lucescu (ROU) Bülent Uygun (TUR)

Referee

Matteo Trefoloni (ITA)

Assistant referees

Luca Maggiani (ITA), Sandro Rossomando (ITA)

Fourth official

Massimiliano Velotto (ITA)

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