Butko: Shakhtar struggled to the end for the victory

Бутко: Шахтер до конца боролся за победу

Bohdan Butko said that has not turned out the miner in the game with Hoffenheim.

Shakhtar defender Bohdan Butko shared his emotions after a draw match against Hoffenheim (2:2) in the group stage of the Champions League.

“Of course, I wanted to win – still a home game. I thank the fans for coming and cheering for us because this is very important. Always nice to play in front of full stadium, to feel the support. In the first half had a lot of mistakes that gave the opponent the space, there were a lot of moments and angular at our gate.

We are well prepared for Hoffenheim, he knew that this team is very high, but lost a lot of struggle and not always on time, sat in the defense. But the second half held better. The coach pointed out mistakes, and everything changed – started to show their football. Good that we scored and equalized in the end could still be different. We fought till the end for victory, but failed to win. And here is for the opponent a draw, I think, was a good result, because it is their debut in the Champions League”, – quotes the words of Butko by the press service of the miner.

See also video of goals and video review Champions League match Shakhtar vs Hoffenheim.

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