Dynamo Kiev’s players did not enjoy the ass-kicking Shakhtar Donetsk were laying on them in a match this weekend. Irked at Shakhtar’s celebration after their third goal of the day, some Dynamo players decided to try their hand at a more literal beat-down, which led to a huge brawl on the pitch:
Sevilla midfielder Michael Krohn-Dehli saw his kneecap do something kneecaps should never do—namely, appear to slide off and up into his thigh—during today’s Europa League match against Shakhtar Donetsk. As a warning, the video’s pretty gross:
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With all the political turmoil in Ukraine, officials of their top soccer league have suspended play until things quiet down. Thus, yesterday's scheduled derby pitting rivals Dynamo Kiev and Shakhtar Donetsk against each other didn't happen. Well, it did happen, just not as planned.
Two games on this afternoon: Shakhtar Donetsk takes on Barcelona at Donbass Arena, and Manchester United hosts Chelsea at Old Trafford Stadium. They both start at 2:45, and with Chelsea down a goal on aggregate, they must win to advance. But Wayne Rooney, threat to already-cursing children everywhere, is allowed to…
In Ukranian professional soccer action on Sunday, Volyn keeper Vitaliy Nedilko tried to collect a loose ball and instead collided directly with Luiz Adriano's face. To those who say soccer isn't a contact sport: it is when player's noses are crushed inside their faces, okay? Adriano's squad, Shakhtar Donetsk, beat…