El Oporto celebrando uno de los goles ante el Shakhtar Donetsk en la UEFA Champions League


Porto does not fail in Donetsk and will fight for the lead with Barça (1-3)

Published:20/09/2023 - 01:00h

Updated:20/09/2023 - 01:00h

Porto fulfilled their goal in their debut in the UEFA Champions League by beating Shakhtar Donetsk in a match that was decided in the first half, after the goals of Wenderson Galeno twice and Mehdi Taremi for the Portuguese, while Kevin Kelsy scored for the ukrainians

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The Port wine, one of the favourites of the Group H in the UEFA Champions League beside the FC Barcelona, has reaffirmed his role of candidate when winning with solvency to the Shakhtar Donetsk with a doublet of Wenderson Galeno in the minutes 8 and 15, and a so much more than Mehdi Taremi to the 29'. By his part, the venues attained to discount with the target of the Venezuelan Kevin Kelsy to the 13'.

The emotions in the Olympic Stadium of Kiev did not do expect, as after the pitazo initial and a first yellow card for Danylo Sikan by the infringement committed on Joãor Mario, arrived the first cry of the meeting. In the minute 7, Galeno took advantage of the rebound that left the guardameta of the combined Ukrainian, Dmytro Riznyk, after the finish previous of André Franco, to convert the first target with the practically empty door.

The Shakhtar hit fast also

In front of this, the 'Mining' did not scare and treated quickly to match the actions by means of the possession of balloon. Almost immediately, in the minute 12, Kevin Kelsy took advantage of a sending centred to the heart of the area and with a good finish of head, put the parity in the marker. However, this tie would be an ephemeral joy for the Ukrainians.

The answer of the Port wine arrived in the minute 14. Galeno, the one who already had been protagonist in this clash, took advantage of a desatención defensive of the saga of the Shakhtar to put the second so much to his personal account and break the recently established tie in the duel.

Mehdi Taremi Sentenced the party for the Port wine

Until this point, the partial result did not do to desist to the 'Moles', that followed trying it through Kevin Kelsy and Georgiy Sudakov. Nevertheless, these occasions did not happen to be fruitless in front of some 'Dragons' that did not attack so much, but that they were conclusive in the times that did it. In fact, in the minute 28, fell the definite goal of the split courtesy of Mehdi Taremi.

The Iranian took advantage of a genialidad of Zaidu, the one who advanced by the left lane breaking lines, to send a centre measured to the area. The ex of the Persepolis, without mediating words, attained to finish and beat by third time in the day to the guardameta rival.

The meeting 'desinfló' in the second half

In spite of the disparity in the marker, the first-half finished extremely equalised regarding statistical registers. Both combined had more or less the same possession of balloon (51-49), quantity of passes (225-248) and dangerous attacks generated (14-17).

In the second half, the actions were a bit flatter. The Port wine began little by little to dominate to the Ukrainian cast, that was near to receive a fourth goal in the minute 67, when his goalkeeper Riznyk had problems with the exit of balloon from the bottom. Galeno Was very attentive and almost takes advantage of the situation. From this point, the careo lacked occasions of danger or actions stood out, further of an isolated shot of Eguinaldo and a fault to the edge of the area executed by Sudakov.

How they go the things in the Group H of the Champions League?

With this victory, the Port wine of Nico González remains equalised with the FC Barcelona, square that surpassed with a 'manita' to the Amberes, in the first place of the Group H with three units. In the meantime, the Shakhtar Donetsk falls to the penultimate place. In the next day, the leaders of group will measure strengths the 04/10 in the Estádio do Dragãor, whereas the 'Mining' and the Amberes will confront in the Bosuilstadion in the same date.

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