the russian Alexander Mostovoya former Celta de Vigo player, said on Thursday that Shakhtar Donetsk had no other choice in Group F of the Champions League against Real Madrid, Leipzig and Celtic than to fight for third place.
“I think he has no options. The team has almost run out of Brazilians. The only option is to fight for the Europa League,” he told the newspaper “Sport-Express”.
Mostovoiwho was a semifinalist in the old European Cup with Spartak Moscow in 1991, considers that with the squad that the Ukrainian team “difficult to aim for something”.
Due to the war in Ukraine, the “miners” lost all their Brazilian footballers, who unilaterally broke their contracts with Shakhtar or were transferred.
Last Tuesday, the Donbas team opened the Ukrainian league against Metallist 1925 with a goalless draw in kyiv, a match in which only two foreigners lined up.
Source: La Verdad
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