Shakhtar Donetsk defeat Italian side Napoli in the Champions League

Shakhtar Donetsk defeat Italian side Napoli in the Champions League

- Shakhtar Donetsk beat Italian side Napoli 2-1 on Wednesday night, September 13

- The Ukrainian side ended Napoli's 17 games unbeaten run in the tough encounter

- Napoli tried all they could to leave Ukraine with at least a point in the match

Ukrainian giants Shakhtar Donetsk produced an astonishing performance on Wednesday night, September 13, 2017 as they defeated Italian club Napoli 2-1 to begin their campaign in the 2017/18 Champions League on an impressive note.

Despite Shakhtar Donetsk not playing at their home ground which is now a territory occupied by rebels since 2014, they are now playing in Kharkiv, Eastern Ukraine, and they did not disappoint their fans.

They however brought to an end 17 match unbeaten runs of Napoli which was done in a dramatic style.

Shakhtar Donetsk defeat Italian side Napoli in the Champions League

Shakhtar Donetsk defeat Italian side Napoli in the Champions League (photo: Soccerlife)

Taison and Ferreyra put Shakhtar Donetsk in front in the 15th and 58th minutes respectively before Milik reduced the scoreline for the visitors in the 71st minutes via a penalty.

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Napoli tried all they could to maintain their unbeaten status, but Shakhtar Donetsk defenders were very strong as they held on for an incredible win over the Italians.

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