Ukraine Super Cup: Dynamo Kyiv beat Shakhtar in Ukraine Super Cup

19:17 Jul. 17, 2016

Dynamo Kyiv beat Shakhtar in Ukraine Super Cup

Photo source: UNIAN

Winner determined in a penalty shoot-out

Dynamo Kyiv have beaten Shakhtar to win Ukraine Super Cup in a penalty shoot-out – 4:3 after a 1:1 draw.

The game held in Odesa was an opening of the Ukrainian football season 2016/17.

Shakhtar opened the score early into the second half when Brazil's Fred hit the net from a closed angle.

Before the goal, the Shakthar 'miners' had more scoring chances, dominating the pitch. However, right after scoring, Shaktar shifted back to its goal defending the result while Dynamo took over the advantage. Kyiv scored an equalizer 10 minutes before the final whistle as Domagoj Vida starred with a beautiful header.

The teams failed to score a winning goal from play and the fate of the game was decided in a penalty shoot-out.

Kyiv keeper Oleksandr Shovkovskiy fended off the decisive penalty by Yevhen Seleznyov who played his first official game for Shaktar after his return from Russia's Kuban.

Reporting by UNIAN.

 

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