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Shakhtar held by Celtic in Champions League

WARSAW, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) — Shakhtar Donetsk drew with Celtic 1-1 within the UEFA Champions League, as Mykhaylo Mudryk’s beautiful shot canceled an early aim from the guests right here on Wednesday.

Ivan Jovicevic’s males sought to proceed their momentum after smashing RB Leipzig 4-1 within the first spherical, however Celtic made an ideal begin.

The guests dominated from the start and have been rewarded within the tenth minute. A quick counterattack allowed the Scottish group to interrupt the impasse as Sead Haksabanovic discovered Reo Hatate within the penalty space. The Japanese crossed the ball and Shakhtar midfielder Artem Bondarenko, who tried to avoid wasting his group with a sort out, put it into his personal web.

The hosts responded within the twenty ninth minute when left-back Yukhym Konoplya delivered a through-ball to Mudryk. The 21-year-old Ukrainian stored the strain with left-foot end previous the goalkeeper. Shakhtar took the initiative for some time however Celtic defended nicely till the top of the primary half.

After the break, each groups tried to discover a decisive aim. In the closing phases, Celtic have been extra harmful however Daizen Maeda and Georgios Giakoumanis missed the goal from good positions.