Netease Sports reported on October 22:
At 0:55 on October 22, Beijing time,
Real Madrid's previous home game against the Ukrainian team was 5 wins, 2 draws and remained unbeaten. Recently, the new crown epidemic broke out in the Shakhtar Donetsk team. 10 first-team players were absent from the game due to positive tests. Including Pyatov, Matvichenko, Stepanenko, Patrick, Moles and other main players. The miners had to send a lot of young players in this Champions League game, such as the 19-year-old goalkeeper Trubin, the 21-year-old left-back Konienko, the 20-year-old Antonio, and the 21-year-old Solomon.
Although Real Madrid dominated the attack in the first half of the game, the Galaxy Battleship never had a good way to pass and shoot in the last pass. The Shakhtar Donetsk players calmly passed the ball in the backcourt and quickly turned to Real Madrid launched a raid.
In the 14th minute, the miners counter-attacked with a long pass from the backfield. After being offside, Marlos broke into the penalty area and shot on the right side. Real Madrid goalkeeper Courtois blocked the shot. However, the miners then scored three goals in a row, which shockingly led Real Madrid 3-0 in the first half.
In the second half, Real Madrid replaced Benzema and Vinicius with an improvement in offense and scored consecutive goals to narrow the gap to one goal. It can be clearly seen that the physical fitness of the miners players in the second half fell, but they did not completely shy away from the defense and still used counterattacks to pose a threat to Real Madrid. On the 64th minute,
Before the game, the team’s many main players were absent due to the epidemic. Miners coach Castro once said frankly: “This is a nightmare and it hits us hard.” But the second team of miners who suffered the nightmare of the new crown finally It became a nightmare for Real Madrid. Real Madrid lost 3 goals in the first half of the Champions League game at home in February 2000.
After the match, Shakhtar Donetsk's club celebrated the victory with three consecutive tweets on its official Twitter: "Yes! Yes! Yes! We did it! Shakhtar Donetsk defeated Real Madrid 3-2 away! It’s incredible! We started a new Champions League journey with victory! The next group match will be against Inter Milan in Kiev on October 27." "We are Shakhtar Donetsk!" "What a great team! What a great team! Victory! Well done, team!"
比赛结束后，顿涅茨克矿工俱乐部在其官方Twitter上连续三次发推文庆祝胜利：“是！是！是！我们做到了！顿涅茨克矿工以3比2击败皇家马德里！真是不可思议！我们开始了新的冠军联赛下一场小组赛将于10月27日在基辅对阵国际米兰。” “我们是顿涅茨克矿工！” “多么棒的球队！多么棒的球队！胜利！球队做得好！”