Shakhtar defeated Rennes in an incredible penalty shootout and advanced to the 1/8 finals of the Europa League

Trubin parried three shots and became the hero of the penalty shootout

Miner away won Rennes in the penalty shootout in the second leg of the 1/16 finals Europa League.

At the beginning of the meeting, Rennes threatened the Ukrainian team’s goal several times, but the hosts failed to outplay Anatoly Trubin.

In the middle of the first half, Shakhtar scored a goal with the efforts of Lassin Traore, but the goal was canceled after watching VAR. Before the break, the score on the scoreboard has not changed – 0:0.

In the 52nd minute, Rennes got what he wanted – Karl Toko Ekambi scored a goal. The miners could have fought back with the efforts of Yefim Konoply, but the defender’s shot was parried by Steve Mandanda.

The main time of the meeting ended with a minimal victory for Rennes – 1:0. Recall that the first match went to Shakhtar — 2:1. Thus, the fight in France went into extra time.

At the beginning of the second extra-time, Ibrahim Salah increased the advantage of Rennes. Shakhtar managed to turn the match into a penalty shoot-out thanks to Januel Belosyan’s own goal in the 119th minute.

In the penalty shootout, Shakhtar won 5-4. Trubin parried blows from Jeremy Doku, Birger Meling and Leslie Ugochukvu.

The draw for the 1/8 finals of the Europa League will take place on Friday, February 24, in Nyon. The beginning is at 13:00 Kyiv time.

  • Europa League. 1/16 finals. return match

Rennes – Shakhtar – 2:1 a.i., 4:5 on pen.

Goals: Toko Ekambi, 52, Salah, 106 – Belosyan, 119

First match – 1:2

Source: Sportarena

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