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I. Petryak
H. Sudakov
E. Nazaryna
A. Bondarenko
E. Bullaude
Igor Paixão
1 - 1
Y. Rakitskyi
H. Sudakov
1 - 0
M. Wieffer
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Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 1 6
Total Passes 429 629
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That is all from this live commentary between Shakhtar and Feyenoord in the Europa League, until next time – goodbye!
It will all be to play for in Rotterdam on March 16 with Feyenoord set for home comforts in the deciding leg of this last-16 clash. However, before that Shakhtar visit Kryvbas KR in the Ukrainian Premier League on Sunday, when Slot's Eredivisie leaders host FC Volendam.
An entertaining final period comes to an end as Shakhtar and Feyenoord share the spoils in a 1-1 draw. Rakitskiy opened the scoring against the run of play with the hosts' first shot on target in the 79th minute. However, Slot's men deservedly levelled in the dying minutes as substitute Bullaude scored just two minutes after his introduction to salvage a draw.
90' + 2' DISALLOWED GOAL! Geertruida thinks he has won it for Feyenoord after firing in from close range. But the centre-back has just strayed offside in the build-up following Dilrosun's header and the goal does not stand. The score remains 1-1 with a minute to play.
90' + 1' Amid the chaos of Bullaude's equaliser, the fourth official indicates a minimum of three minutes added time in Warsaw.
E. Nazaryna
A. Bondarenko
90' Bondarenko also makes way for Nazaryna.
I. Petryak
H. Sudakov
90' After assisting the opening goal, the impressive Sudakov comes off for Petryak.
Igor Paixão
88' Two substitutes combine as Paixao curls in from the right-hand side to find Bullaude, who equalises with a smart header from near the six-yard area.
E. Bullaude
88' GOALLLLLL! FEYENOORD MAKE IT 1-1! Bullaude has an instant impact as he gets on the end of Paixao’s right-wing cross to head into the bottom-right corner. The excellent Trubin has no chance after going the other way as the substitute redirected his headed effort back across goal.
87' WIDE! Paixao drives down the right and fires towards the near post with an inviting low delivery. Centre-back Geertruida takes a touch but drills just wide from close range.
E. Bullaude
A. Jahanbakhsh
86' Jahanbakhsh comes straight off after that inexplicable miss, with Bullaude his replacement.
86' WHAT A MISS! Hancko swings a hopeful cross in from the left flank towards the back post, where two Feyenoord attackers are waiting. Jahanbakhsh has just Trubin to beat but somehow heads wide after Paixao appeared to distract the forward.
85' Matvyenko turns behind for another corner, this time on Feyenoord's left. Kocku goes short and Shakhtar scramble away after Dilrosun looked for a searching low cross towards the near post.
84' Scorer at the other end, Rakitskiy races back to defend a low cross from Shakhtar's left-hand side. Trubin then gratefully clutches the ball as Kocku sends a tame effort straight at the goalkeeper.
82' Jovicevic's men will continue with what they have done for the entirety of the game: sitting deep and absorbing pressure. A Feyenoord corner comes and goes from the right flank as the hosts defend with resolute brilliance.
81' It was hard to see a Shakhtar shot on target coming, never mind the hosts scoring the opening goal. Feyenoord appear stunned and Slot's side have paid the price for failing to convert a handful of presentable chances.
H. Sudakov
79' Sudakov's corner from the left-hand side finds the head of Rakitskiy, who angles a delicate header into the back of the net.
Y. Rakitskyi
79' GOOOOOOOOOOALLLLL! SHAKHTAR 1-0! Completely against the run of play, the hosts snatch the lead. Sudakov whips a corner towards the near post and Rakitskiy loops a header over Wellenreuther and into the far corner.
M. Shved
O. Zubkov
77' Zubkov makes way for Shved as Jovicevic rolls the dice once more.
76' Kocku takes a few steps back to set himself before whipping the free-kick straight into the wall. The Shakhtar defenders do their job to avert the danger.
75' Kelsy carelessly bundles over Hancko outside the area as Feyenoord get a free-kick in a great position, central to the goal from around 20 yards out. It appears captain Kocku will take it.
74' Shakhtar appear out of ideas as they drop deeper and deeper inside their own half. Feyenoord are unrelenting in their pressure, though are yet to find a deserved reward.
J. Dilrosun
S. Szymański
72' Szymanski follows Idrissi off as Dilrosun gets introduced for the away side.
Igor Paixão
O. Idrissi
72' Slot makes another two changes as Idrissi comes off for Paixao.
71' Gimenez has scored four goals in the Europa League this campaign for Feyenoord – the last player to score 5+ goals for the Dutch side in a single season in the UEFA Cup/Europa League was Pierre van Hooijdonk in 2001-02 (eight goals). Will Slot soon introduce the forward from the bench?
M. Wieffer
Yellow Card
70' Wieffer lunges in and catches Stepanenko with a late challenge. The referee shows the Feyenoord midfielder the first caution of the game.
69' Slot's away side are stamping their authority on this game still, fizzing the ball around the pitch with real intent. When space opens up for Kocku, he drills a wild right-footed attempt from range wide to Trubin's right.
68' Jahanbakhsh goes dribbling down the right-hand side before whipping a dangerous ball towards the near post. Yet again, Trubin is there to stave off the Feyenoord pressure as he pushes away to his right.
66' As has been Feyenoord's dominance, Shakhtar are yet to have a shot on target and have only three attempts to their name in total. The hosts have also managed just three touches inside the opposition area, but somehow the scores remain level.
65' ANOTHER GREAT SAVE! Trubin continues to single-handedly keep Shakhtar in this contest. A deflected Hartman cross finds Danilo, who loops a header towards the top-right corner. The Ukrainian goalkeeper scrambles backwards before clawing a remarkable one-handed stop away from goal to deny the striker.
64' Slot will be hoping Feyenoord are not made to regret missed opportunities. They were the dominant force after the interval, with two big chances falling their way, but Shakhtar have battled back so far to settle proceedings just past the hour mark.
N. Đurasek
D. Kryskiv
62' Kryskiv also trudges off as Durasek comes on for Shakhtar.
K. Kelsy
L. Traoré
62' Jovicevic makes a double change. The first of which sees Kelsy on for Traore, who had little impact after being isolated up top.
60' Zubkov enjoys rare space on the right flank but opts for glory with an ambitious left-footed strike. Wellenreuther does not have to move as the ball races well wide of the target.
59' Geertruida curls an inviting cross across the face of goal, but there are no Feyenoord takers at the back post. Jovicevic appears to have seen enough and is readying some substitutions.
58' Feyenoord are currently winless in 13 away games in the Europa League (D5 L8) since defeating Standard Liege in December 2014; they have failed to score in eight of those matches.
G. Trauner
M. Pedersen
57' Pedersen makes way as Trauner replaces him as Slot sends on his first substitution.
57' Pedersen attempts to whip in a cross in from the right-hand side but his ball gets deflected behind for a corner. That appears to be his last involvement in this last-16 clash.
55' From the subsequent free-kick, Szymanski inexplicably decides a long-range shot is the best option. Unsurprisingly, the midfielder's left-footed effort drifts well wide to the right as Trubin watches on without being called into action.
54' Kryskiv hacks down Jahanbakhsh outside the area towards the inside channel on the right, offering Feyenoord a free-kick in a dangerous position.
53' WIDE! Another chance goes begging for the industrious Feyenoord. Idrissi rolls in from the left flank before Jahanbakhsh thumps a left-footed strike just wide of Trubin's right post. This is all one-way traffic, can Slot's men capitalise?
51' BIG CHANCE! Trubin makes a huge save from close range to keep his side level. Hartman drives down the left and slides across the face of goal for Danilo, whose near-post prod is thwarted by the quick reflexes of the Shakhtar goalkeeper.
49' Feyenoord are camped inside the Shakhtar half, refusing to let their opponents have possession. When they do lose the ball, the visitors recover quickly and the same pattern of play returns.
47' Pedersen is in acres of space on the right flank but Feyenoord fail to find their full-back. That move somewhat typified the drab first half, with this game begging for an improvement in quality in the next 45 minutes or so.
46' Referee Kruzliak blows his whistle and gets the second half in Poland underway!
Shakhtar are by no means pushovers on the European stage, though Slot may have a few complaints at the interval. Feyenoord have controlled almost all of the ball but have done little with it to offer any promise. The Eredivisie leaders must seize the advantage in the second half, if they are to head back to Rotterdam with a first-leg lead.
A turgid first half comes to a much-needed close after a nondescript and uninspiring opening from both sides. Shakhtar have offered little in attack, while Feyenoord appear out of ideas to trouble Trubin despite dominating possession. It remains goalless at the break, leaving it all to play for in the second period in Warsaw!
45' + 1' Shakhtar are content on passing round the back, seemingly happy for half-time to be called after an uneventful opening 45 minutes.
45' Two minutes of additional time have been indicated for the end of the first half in Warsaw. Feyenoord still look the more threatening, can they break through before the half-time whistle?
44' OVER! A loose ball breaks towards Kocku outside the area. With the game devoid of clear-cut openings, the Feyenoord captain launches a right-footed volley from range, which gets deflected over for a corner.
42' Taylor wanders down the right flank but his attempted cross is poor and greeted by a wall of Feyenoord defenders. It appears one moment of quality is all this game needs to light up, yet there has been little to suggest that magic is coming soon.
40' Hancko is caught by a loose Bondarenko arm near the halfway line and goes down. The referee once again stops play before restarting play when the defender returns to his feet.
39' Feyenoord continue their relentless possession plan inside the Shakhtar half. That leaves much for the imagination, however, as Jovicevic's side persist in nullifying any attacking threat.
37' WIDE! Wieffer is there for waiting but Hartman opts for the selfish option and pokes towards goal. Trubin remains unmoved as he watches the defender's effort trickle wide to the goalkeeper's left.
36' Zubkov is the next man to spend some time on the floor after a clash when challenging for a loose aerial ball. There appears little wrong with the winger, though, and he swiftly returns to the pitch after seemingly redundant medical attention.
35' Shakhtar have only lost three of their 19 matches in the Europa League as the designated home side (W11 D5), winning four of their last five such games (L1).
33' A rare forway forward from Shakhtar sees Sudakov with a lot of space about 25 yards from goal. The midfielder, under pressure from Wieffer, slips as he is about to pull the trigger and drags well wide of the target.
32' Wellenreuther appears rushed after coming out to deal with a hopeful long ball. The goalkeeper swings a clearance high into the Warsaw night sky before Feyenoord return to their command in possession.
30' After repeatedly being fouled, Jahanbakhsh dishes out a taste of Shakhtar's own medicine with a careless high boot into the midriff of Taylor. Referee Kruzliak is quickly over to diffuse the situation after what appeared to be an accidental tackle.
28' Jahanbakhsh wins another foul on the right flank after being bundled over by Sudakov. Kokcu goes short but Feyenoord make a mess of the free-kick routine and Jovicevic's side sniff out any sense of danger.
26' This game still remains crying out for an injection of pace or a moment of quality. Feyenoord have been in imperious form in the Eredivisie but have yet to truly test Trubin despite seemingly monopolising possession.
24' Jahanbakhsh tries to play Danilo in through the middle. The forward's pass attempts to slice too delicate of a gap, though, and Shakhtar deal with the danger.
22' Another Shakhtar foul offers a free-kick in a good position for the Dutch side after Pedersen goes down on the right-hand side. Kocku swings a deep cross in but Hartman can only send a tame header straight into the safe hands of Trubin.
21' Feyenoord players appear outraged after Topalov catches Jahanbakhsh with a late sliding challenge. The left-back escapes without a caution, though, despite protests from Slot's men.
19' This European clash has been bereft of a clinical edge in an otherwise nondescript opening. Shakhtar are struggling to break Feyenoord's well-drilled press, while the visitors have failed to make the most of their opportunities when they have earned some inviting space.
17' Feyenoord have never won an away match against a Ukrainian side in Europe, drawing twice and losing three times. The most recent game in this run saw them defeated by Shakhtar in November 2017.
16' Idrissi drives around Hartman on the overlap, yet his low cross is easy to gather for Trubin. The winger needs to be doing better from that sort of position, with all the time in the world to find a team-mate inside the box.
14' The Eredivisie leaders are intent on pressing high up the pitch. That works to their advantage as Topalov has no chance of latching onto a long ball, which races out of play for a Feyenoord goal-kick.
12' Sudakov wanders off the pitch for treatment from the Shakhtar medical team after an earlier head injury. After a few routine checks, the midfielder returns to the field of play.
11' SAVE! Idrissi drives through the middle and makes it all the way into the area before squaring a simple pass to his right. Szymanski is there waiting but the attacking midfielder's scuffed attempt makes for an easy stop for Trubin, who gets down low to his right.
10' Slot's visitors continue to dominate possession but a brief pause in play is required after Sudakov goes down clutching his head. He appeared to be caught by a stray Feyenoord arm inside the area, though he is soon back on his feet.
8' Danilo finds a yard of space outside Shakhtar's area. The forward curls towards goal with a right-footed shot, which gets blocked and loops comfortably into the grasp of Trubin.
7' Shakhtar win the first corner on the left-hand side as Geertruida turns out of play. Traore is the target for Sudakov at the near post but the ball zips over the crossbar as Wellenreuther remains untroubled.
5' Taylor whips in a deep cross from the right flank, but just like at the other end Feyenoord defend with little difficulty. Slot's side regain possession and opt for a measured approach as they look to craft a move forward.
3' Jahanbakhsh swings an early right-wing cross towards the centre, but Shakhtar clear with ease. Hartman attempts to recycle from the left-hand side but his creative effort results in a goal-kick to the hosts.
1' Referee Ivan Kruzliak blows his whistle to get the first half underway at Legia Warsaw's home ground, where Shakhtar are playing due to the ongoing troubles in Ukraine after Russia's invasion.
These teams have only been matched up once previously in Europe, with Shakhtar defeating Feyenoord home and away in the group stages of the Champions League in the 2017-18 campaign.
Slot opts for just two changes from a narrow 1-0 win over FC Groningen in the Eredivisie. Feyenoord revert to a 4-3-3 formation, opting for the extra man in midfield as Szymanski replaces Dilrosun, who drops to the bench. Meanwhile, Danilo is preferred up top to Gimenez.
Jovicevic makes three alterations to his starting XI that thrashed Metalist 1925 7-0 in the Ukrainian Premier League last time out. Topalov and Taylor come in at full-back, replacing Bohdan Mykhaylichenko and Yukhym Konoplya. The other change sees Durasek make way for Kryskiv.
FEYENOORD SUBS: Ofer Marciano, Tein Troost, Jacob Rasmussen, Santiago Gimenez, Javairo Dilrosun, Igor Paixao, Marcos Lopez, Gernot Trauner, Mohamed Taabouni, Neraysho Kasanwirjo, Ezequiel Bullaude, Antoni Milambo.
FEYENOORD (4-3-3): Timon Wellenreuther; Quilindschy Hartman, David Hancko, Lutsharel Geertruida, Marcus Pedersen; Sebastian Szymanski, Orkun Kokcu, Mats Wieffer; Oussama Idrissi, Danilo, Alireza Jahanbakhsh.
SHAKHTAR SUBS: Oleksii Shevchenko, Andrii Pyatov, Andrii Totovyskyi, Marian Shved, Danylo Sikan, Neven Djurasek, Kevin Kelsy, Oleh Ocheretko, Maryan Farina, Ehor Nazaryna, Ivan Petryak.
SHAKHTAR (4-1-4-1): Anatoliy Trubin; Dmytro Topalov, Yaroslav Rakitskyi, Mykola Matviyenko, Lucas Taylor; Taras Stepanenko; Dmytro Kryskiv, Heorhii Sudakov, Artem Bondarenko, Oleksandr Zubkov; Lassina Traore.
Feyenoord somewhat fortuitously qualified automatically for the Europa League last 16, having topped Group F on goal difference after all four teams finished level on eight points. Arne Slot’s men also top their domestic league, three points clear at the Eredivisie summit after losing just one of 24 Dutch top-flight clashes all season.
Shakhtar booked their spot in this round with a dramatic penalty shoot-out victory over Ligue 1 Rennes following a 3-3 aggregate draw across the two-legged play-off tie. Igor Jovicevic's side are in good form, too, sitting joint-top of the Ukrainian Premier League after three successive domestic victories.
Hello and welcome to live coverage of the first leg of the Europa League last-16 clash between Shakhtar Donetsk and Feyenoord.