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Shakhtar lost to Marseille in France and was eliminated from the Europa League (video)

“Miners” scored first, but then conceded three times.

Donetsk Shakhtar lost to the French Marseille in the return match1/16 Europa League finalsand finished playing in European competitions in the 2023/24 season. The match at the Vélodrome stadium in Marseille ended with a score of 3:1.

The first match between the Pitmen and the Provencals, which took place on February 15 at the Volksparkstadion in Germany Hamburg, ended in a drawwith the score 2:2. Therefore, before the return game, the teams had equal chances of reaching the 1/8 finals.

The Donetsk team started the match successfully and took the lead already in the 12th minute. Jonathan Kloss brought down Eguinaldo in the penalty area of ​​the French club, and Georgiy Sudakov coolly converted the penalty.

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The home team bounced back fairly quickly. In the 23rd minute, Taras Stepanenko made a mistake near his own goal, after which Amin Harit passed the ball into the penalty area, where Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang confidently beat Dmitry Riznyk.

So the first half ended in a draw. But in the second half of the meeting, the Provencals scored twice more and won a ticket to the next stage of the tournament. In the 74th minute, after a failure in the Pitmen's defense, Ismaila Sarr shot into the goal, taking advantage of a pass from Aubameyang.

In the 81st minute, the French club scored for the third time. After Kloss's free kick from the right flank, Stepanenko sent the ball to the far post, where Joffre Kondogbia scored into an empty net.

We would like to add that before the second match against the Ukrainian champion, Marseille fired Gennaro Gattuso from the post of head coach and took over the team > Jean-Louis Gasset.

Recall that the draw for the 1/8 finals of the Europa League will take place on February 23, and the matches will take place on March 7 and 14.

Review of the match “Marseille” – “Shakhtar”

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