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Shakhtar Donetsk beat Roma 3-2

02-18-2011 09:42 BJT

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Shakhtar Donetsk and A-S Roma matched up in another last-16 tie. Simone Perrotta opened the scoring for Roma in the 28th minute.

But Donetsk equalized immediately with a deflected shot from Jadson. It went from the edge of the area and passed Philippe Mexes and Daniele De Rossi on its way to the net...1-1.

The Ukrainian team doubled its tally in the 36th. Douglas Costa's shot went from the edge of the area and flew into the top corner. Shaktar Donetsk led it 2-1.

Shakhtar Donetsk beat Roma 3-2

Then, Luiz Adriano made it three for Donetsk. Roma defender John Arne Riise slipped, and the Brazilian found himself at the end of the scoring sequence. It was Shaktar Donetsk 3, Roma 1.

A-S Roma would score another goal before the end of the match. Jeremy Menez shook off his defender to hit the mark for the Italian club, but Shakhtar Donetsk held on until the final whistle...3-2 is the final going into leg two.

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