Football world condemns Shakhtar Donetsk for foulest fair play
Nov. 21, 2012, 1:39 p.m. |
Shakhtar Donetsk's Brazilian striker Luiz Adriano celebrates after evening the score 1-1 in a controversial goal during the Union of European Football Aossications Champions League Group E football match FC Nordsjaelland vs. FC Shakhtar Donetsk in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Nov. 20. AFP PHOTO / ANDREAS HILLERGREN
predictably advanced to the knockout phase of the Champions League after a 5-2
win over Denmark's Nordsjaelland on Nov. 20, but not without controversy. The
match will mostly be remembered for Shakhtar’s questionable equalizer in the
26th minute that outraged the football world and caused condemnation of the
Donetsk team, especially its striker Luiz Adriano.
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