Youth team “Shakhtar” failed to take points in the opening match of the group stage of the UEFA Youth League.
In the first half, the team of Serhiy Shyshchenko made eight shots on goal, but to go forward failed. Moreover, shortly before the half time whistle, the Italians opened the scoring in the match.
After the break, Shakhtar have increased in activity and still managed to restore parity. Unfortunately, the “miners” in the attack that enabled Napoli to differ a goal scored.
Shakhtar finished the match in double-majority – owners till the final whistle was storming the gates of “Napoli”, but was unable to avoid defeat.
In the second round of the group stage of the UEFA Youth League Shakhtar will play an away game with their peers from Manchester city.
Shakhtar U-19 – Napoli U-19 1:2
Goals: Fists, 71 – Gaetano, 44, Zerbin, 72
Shakhtar U-19: Of Vert, Hemp, Murawski, Cooper, RL, Czech (Kruschev, 61), Kaschuk, Yakimets, Kuzmenko (Kulakov, 65), Topalov (Andrushchenko, 78), Cold