Bayern Munich`s Pep Guardiola relishing Shakhtar Donetsk clash
Bayern Munich`s Pep Guardiola relishing Shakhtar Donetsk clash

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola admitted Monday he is relishing facing Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League when the clubs meet for the first time in the last 16.

UCL: Chelsea face PSG, Man City tackle Barca in last 16
UCL: Chelsea face PSG, Man City tackle Barca in last 16

Jose Mourinho`s Chelsea were drawn on Monday against Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City tackle Barcelona in two blockbuster Champions League last 16 ties.

I was victim of racist chants, says five-goal Adriano
I was victim of racist chants, says five-goal Adriano

Luiz Adriano, who scored five goals in Shakhtar Donetsk`s record-tying 7-0 Champions League win at BATE Borisov on Tuesday, said he was the victim of racist chanting from a section of the crowd.

Records fall as Luiz​ Adriano hits five in Shakhtar romp
Records fall as Luiz​ Adriano hits five in Shakhtar romp

Brazilian striker Luiz Adriano struck five times, becoming the first player in Champions League history to score four goals in the opening half, as Shakhtar Donetsk trounced BATE Borisov 7-0 in Group H on Tuesday.

Third-quickest hat-trick for Luiz Adriano
Third-quickest hat-trick for Luiz Adriano

Shakhtar Donetsk`s Brazilian forward Luiz Adriano netted the third quickest hat-trick in Champions League history to help his side into a record 6-0 half-time lead away to BATE Borisov in Group H on Tuesday.

Champions League sets record with 40 goals in one night
Champions League sets record with 40 goals in one night

The goal machines of Bayern Munich, Chelsea and Shakhtar Donetsk cranked into top gear on Tuesday as the Champions League captivated its continental audience with a record 40 goals in one eight-game night.

Bilbao thwarted by Shakhtar on Champions League return
Bilbao thwarted by Shakhtar on Champions League return

Athletic Bilbao failed to mark their Champions League return with a victory when they were held to a 0-0 draw at home to Shakhtar Donetsk in their Group H opener on Wednesday.

CLT 2014: Hat-trick for Yacine Brahimi as Porto stroll to victory
CLT 2014: Hat-trick for Yacine Brahimi as Porto stroll to victory

Algeria midfielder Yacine Brahimi scored a hat-trick to help Porto crush blunder-prone BATE Borisov 6-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday, their biggest-ever win in the competition.

Shakhtar Donetsk`s Donbass Arena damaged by twin explosions

Donbass Arena, home to Russian club Shakhtar Donetsk was damaged by twin explosions as a result of unrest between pro-russian separatists and the country`s state forces.

Newcastle sign Argentine Facundo Ferreyra

Argentine striker Facundo Ferreyra on Sunday completed a move to Newcastle United after joining foreign stars who refused to play with Ukrainian champions Shakhtar Donetsk because of the country`s conflict.

Shakhtar`s Luiz Adriano open to Ukraine switch

Shakhtar Donetsk`s Brazil-born forward Luiz Adriano has said he is considering becoming a Ukrainian citizen to make himself eligible for the national team, local press reported Monday.

Shakhtar move Champions League games away from Donetsk

Shakhtar Donetsk will shift their headquarters to Kiev and play their Champions League and domestic games in the western city of Lviv to escape from the Ukraine`s strife-torn east, CEO Sergei Palkin confirmed.

Shakhtar Donetsk win Ukraine`s Super Cup

Reigning champions Shakhtar Donetsk won their sixth Ukrainian Super Cup, beating Dynamo Kiev 2-0 at Lviv on Tuesday.

Shakhtar `confident` players will return to Ukraine

Shakhtar Donetsk president Rinat Akhmetov says he is confident Brazil striker Fred and five teammates who have refused to return to Ukraine after the Malaysia Airlines crash will be back soon.

Foreign players abandon Ukraine clubs

At least seven foreign players for two top Ukrainian football teams have refused to return to the country as tensions mount after the Malaysia Airlines crash, media reported Sunday.

Croatia forward Eduardo joins Flamengo

Former Croatia international forward Eduardo has reportedly agreed to join Brazilian giants Flamengo.

Eduardo bids farewell to Croatia

Eduardo da Silva, the Brazilian-born Croatian striker, on Tuesday announced his retirement from international football, saying he was unhappy with the way he had been treated.

Dynamo beat Shakhtar in Ukraine cup final

Dynamo Kiev won the Ukraine Cup on Thursday, beating bitter rivals Shakhtar Donetsk 2-1 in the final in the north-eastern town of Poltava.

Dynamo Kiev coach Blokhin resigns

Dynamo Kiev coach Oleg Blokhin has announced his resignation after his team was defeated 0-2 by Shakhtar Donetsk in the Ukrainian Premier League.

Porto, Napoli, Ludogorets snatch dramatic Europa League wins

Porto`s Nabil Ghilas scored in the 86th minute to secure a 3-3 draw against Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday, sending the Portuguese side through to the last 16 of the Europa League on away goals.