I waited a long time for my debut goal

Sunday, October 2, 2022



Shakhtar Croatian midfielder Neven Djurasek commented on the big win over Metalist and shared his expectations for the match against Real Madrid

– Congratulations on the win! What can you say about the game with Metalist and the crushing victory?
– The team had a great match. We are proud of the way we played and we deserved to win like that. Of course, everyone is happy.

– You scored your debut goal for Shakhtar. What does it mean to you?
– Honestly, it means a lot to me. I waited a long time for my debut goal in the UPL. I’m happy to score for the first time. I dedicate the goal to my family, my girlfriend and Ukrainians, who are suffering a lot now.

– Did you feel the support of partners and the coaching staff?
– Of course, the coach and the team supported me. Every player on the team feels supported and we see the result of that on the field.

– Perhaps the secret of Shakhtar’s success in the atmosphere within the team?
– Indeed. A good microclimate is the main key to success. Now we are going through a difficult period, because there are many difficult games ahead, and at such moments, it is important to have a good atmosphere.

– What do you think about the upcoming match with Real Madrid?
– Real Madrid is the best team in the world, but we have already shown in the Champions League that we are good. We are not afraid to play and will try to show the best game with Real Madrid, creating as many difficulties as we can.