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Shakhtar's Kryventsov: I can only praise my team

FC Shakhtar Donetsk coach Valeriy Kryventsov admitted Chelsea FC were deserved UEFA Youth League winners, yet his side leave Switzerland with heads held high.

Shakhtar Donetsk coach Valeriy Kryventsov reflects his side's rewarding UEFA Youth League campaign, but is keen to congratulate Chelsea on their victory.
Kryventsov: Chelsea 'deserve their victory'

Valeriy Kryventsov paid tribute to his team's refusal to give up as FC Shakhtar Donetsk pushed Chelsea FC all the way in the 2014/15 UEFA Youth League final before losing 3-2.

Ultimately, he admitted, a ten-minute spell at the start of the second half did for the Ukrainian outfit and Chelsea were "deserved" winners, yet his side will take a great deal from the experience.

For more from Kryventsov, click on the video player above.