Roberto De Zerbi can be within the Champions League this season after Shakhtar Donetsk fought again from 2-0 right down to remove AS Monaco in additional time.
The Ukrainians had already received the primary leg 1-0 in France, however merely didn’t get out of the blocks in Kiev and had been lucky to solely be 2-0 downat the break to a Wassim Ben Yedder brace.
Away objectives are now not legitimate in European competitors from this season, so when Marlos got here off the bench to complete off a well-worked group transfer sweeping left to proper, it pressured additional time, 2-2 on combination.
Each groups continued to have possibilities and veteran goalkeeper Andriy Pyatov made a decisive save.
It appeared to be going in the direction of penalties when Shakhtar had a stroke of luck, as Mykhailo Mudryk sprinted into the field and tried to roll the ball throughout, but it surely hit Monaco defender Ruben Aguilar’s foot, looping over the helpless Alexander Nubel.
Shakhtar Donetsk drew 2-2 on the night time from 2-0 down, going via 3-2 on combination to the Champions League group section, and the previous Sassuolo boss can be at Europe’s prime desk.
Additionally qualifying this night are Sheriff, turning into the primary Moldovan aspect to achieve the event correct, after a 0-0 draw away to Dinamo Zagreb, having received the primary leg 3-0.
RB Salzburg additionally consolidated their victory over Brondby with one other 2-1 end result for 4-2 on combination.
The worst potential luck! 😩
Ruben Aguilar knew nothing about it, however the ball loops into the online.
— Soccer on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) August 25, 2021