Shakhtar Donetsk 0-2 Porto: Hulk great-finish
FC Porto won full points against Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League Matchday fifth. This victory Porto maintain opportunities to qualify for the round of 16.
Come to the Donbass Arena, Wednesday (23/11/2011), Porto to score in the second half. The visitors two goals scored by the Hulk in the 79th minute and Rat puts through his own goal to make it 2-0 Porto.
The match between two teams running quite a draw. Statistics record the control of the ball between two teams almost equal with 58% for Shakhtar and 42% for Porto. Comparison of the number of shots that are released both teams are also not much different, ie 14:16.
The first half ended goalless. The new Porto managed to break the deadlock in the 79th minute through Hulk.
Starting from behind the attacks, Joao Moutinho release bait breakthrough on the Hulk in the penalty box. Hulk then kick off to the left corner that can not be driven by Oleksandr Rybka.
Porto doubled the lead at the end of the game an own goal by Razvan Rat. The visitors finally closed the game with a 2-0 victory.
This victory still puts Porto in the ranking of the three standings with seven points. But still more likely to qualify for the knock-out round if they can beat Zenit St Petersburg at the matchday six later.
Porto can even be group winners if they can beat Zenit and Shakhtar beat APOEL Nicosia. But if not able to achieve maximum results in the final matchday, Porto will go into the Europa League round of 32.
Meanwhile, the defeat earned Shakhtar made their exit from European competition.
Shakhtar Donetsk: Rybka, Rat, Rakitskiy, Kucher, Kobin (Costa 87), Fernandinho, Hubschman, William (Alex Teixeira 69), Mkhitaryan, Eduardo (Jadson 65), Luiz Adriano
FC Porto: Helton, Pereira, Rolando, Otamendi, Maicon, Fernando, Joao Moutinho, Defour (Souza 88), James Rodriguez (Varela 81), Hulk, Djalma (Cristian Rodriguez 74)