Olimpik vs Shakhtar: players' opinions
Saturday, April 15, 2017
After the victory in the Donetsk derby, the Pitmen shared their experiences of the match
Maksym Malyshev, Shakhtar midfielder:
- We are very glad that we have claimed a win by a good score. Paulo Fonseca prepared us for a serious match, saying that we need to play confidently, showcase good football and get the upper hand. I think we managed to follow the coach’s instructions. We appeared a united team, being concentrated and having achieved the required result. Right, an early opener influenced the game, and it's good that we scored it. But the most important thing is our victory, with us scoring four goals and preserving a clean sheet. We surely kept in mind the result of the match vs Chornomorets. It was unpleasant for us to suffer a loss. However, the team made the right conclusions and in the game against Olimpik, I think, we managed to prove ourselves in the right.
Today we wanted to rehabilitate ourselves after the clash with Chornomorets. In this case, you always want to tumble over ourselves. I think we succeeded. We gave our all one hundred percent
Viktor Kovalenko, Shakhtar midfielder:
- Today we wanted to rehabilitate ourselves after the clash with Chornomorets. In this case, you always want to tumble over ourselves. I think we succeeded. We gave our all one hundred percent. The first goal turned out to be a turning point to some extent: further, the game was going on according to our scenario. Of course, I'm happy with securing my goal, but the team’s victory is more important, and it does not matter who scores.