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Goal.com: Shakhtar's Mkhitaryan impresses as Danish side are despatched

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Sept. 20, 2012, 8:26 a.m. | Sports — by Goal.com

Shakhtar Donetsk beats Nordsjaelland 2-0
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The Ukrainian champions got their first home European win in four attempts, against Kapser Hjulmand's brave but outclassed Champions League debutants. 

Shakhtar Donetsk got their Champions League campaign off to the best possible start with a 2-0 win over Nordsjaelland at Donbass Arena on Wednesday. A double from Henrik Mkhitaryan was enough to see of the Wild Tigers, in a game which saw the Danes make a good fist of their European debut.

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