Shakhtar scored 300th goal in European competitions
The first match of the Europa League last 16 between Shakhtar and Anderlecht will go down in the Pitmen’s history thanks to a milestone event. The goal scored by Taison on 21 minutes has become the Pitmen’s 300th goal in European competitions!
Interestingly, the 1st, 100th and 200th goals by Shakhtar have been scored in UEFA Cup/Europa League. In 1976, Volodymyr Rogovskyi scored against Dinamo Berlin, netting the team’s debut goal. The Pitmen have reached a 200-goal mark in 2002 (Mariusz Lewandowski in the match against Austria). In 2009, Oleksiy Gai scored against Sivasspor to seal 200 goals in European competitions.