Shakhtar of Paulo Fonseca thrashes and reinforces leadership in Ukraine

Shakhtar of Paulo Fonseca thrashes and reinforces leadership in Ukraine


Shakhtar Donetsk of Portuguese coach Paulo Fonseca thrashed Lviv 5-0 to extend their lead in the Ukrainian championship with five games to go.

Donetsk's two-time defending champion now have nine more points – with a 15-point deficit – than Dinamo Kiev, second-placed, who have drawn 1-1 at Oleksandria.

It was the 21st victory in 26 games for Shakhtar, this time with a self-goal by Tavares (17 minutes), and goals from Wellington (51), Bolbat (55), Kovalenko (63) and Alan Patrick (76).

In Ukraine, Paulo Fonseca is looking to win his third championship in a trophy in which he also has two cups and a super-match.



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