UEFA Champions League: Result Shakhtar Donetsk 0 – 3 Atalanta, Wednesday 11 December 2019

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49% Ball Possession SHAKHTAR DONETSK and 51% Ball Possession ATALANTA

Shakhtar Donetsk Shakhtar Donetsk 0 – 3 Atalanta

.                                                                                              66′ Timothy Castagne
.                                                                                              80’Mario Pasalic
.                                                                                              94′ Robin Gosens
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Mission accomplished!   Atalanta living a dream being in the last position to win the UEFA Champions League Group Stage – Group C Matchday 6 defeating Shakhtar Donetsk  on Wednesday 11 December 2019 at the Metalist Stadium in Kharkiv, Ukraine.   Atalanta making a historical comeback to qualify as second of Group C after the away victory against Shakhtar Donetsk!    Atalanta reaching 7 points and, definitely, giving a joy not only to Atalanta fans but to Italian football fans by qualifying to the Champions League Round of 16 on their first participation in the tournament. Wow, standing ovation!!!!!!!

Champions League Standing Group C up to Matchday 6
  Teams Played Won Draws Lost For Against Goal difference Points
Manchester City FC 6 4 2 0 16 4 12 14
   👉 Atalanta BC 6 2 1 3 8 12 -4 7
FC Shakhtar Donetsk 6 1 3 2 8 13 -5 6
GNK Dinamo Zagreb 6 1 2 3 10 13 -3 5

Atalanta opening the score in the 68th minute after verifying the goal with the VAR.  It is Timothy Castagne to defea Shakhtar Donetsk goalkeeper Pyatov from close range with a right footed shot in the bottom left corner.

Atalanta having a big time by scoring the second goal of the match in the 80th minute! The dream is becoming a reality! It is Mario Pasalic to increase the score from close range with a left footed shot in the center. The assist is by Ruslan Malinovskiy.

Now,it is official, the party is on for Atalanta sealing the game in the 94th minute for the 0-3!!!!! It is Robin Gosens to score the third goal of the match with a left footed shot in the bottom right corner. What a way to qualify to the Champions League Round of 16!!!!!!!! Jump, shout this historical GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL

Shakhtar Donetsk: Pyatov, Dodò, Kryvtsov, Matvlyenko, Ismaily, Alan Patrick, Stepanenko, Tetè, Kovalenko, Taison, Junior Moraes.

Subs: Shevchenko, Khocholava, Marcos Antonio, Dentinho, Marlos, Konoplyanka, Solomon.

Coach: Luis Castro.

Atalanta: Gollini, Masiello, Djimsiti, Palomino, Castagne, de Roon, Freuler, Gosens, Pašalić, Gomez, Muriel.

Subs: Sportiello, Arana, Malinovskyi, Hateboer, Ibañez, Traore, Barrow.

Coach: Gian Piero Gasperini.

Referee: Felix Zwayer (GER).

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Group Stage Matchday 6 – Group C

Shakhtar Donetsk 0 – 3 Atalanta
Wednesday 11 December 2019
Metalist Stadium
Kharkiv, Ukraine


Referee: Felix Zwayer (GER)
Assistant Referee 1: Thorsten Schiffner (GER)
Assistant Referee 2: Marco Achmüller (GER)
Fourth Official: Robert Schröder (GER)
VAR: Sascha Stegemann (GER)
AVAR: Marco Fritz (GER)
Referee Observer: Sándor Piller (HUN)

Goals: 66′ Timothy Castagne (A), 80′ Mario Pasalic (A), 94′ Robin Gosens (A)