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What a Champions League debut for the Moldovan club FC Sheriff Tiraspol

Yes you’ve heard it right. The name is Sheriff and they have their first capture, that to in the very first appearance in champions league in their entire history and they have defeated a far more experienced club in the competition, Shakhtar Donetsk. What an amazing result for the debutant club as they came on top with a 2-0 victory over Shakhtar.

Although the game was dominated by the Ukrainian champions with a massive 75% ball possession and 20 attempts in total, it was pure grit and some sheer luck that helped the Sheriff team to overcome this challenge. They were clinical to finish the chances and opened the scoring through Adama Traore in the 16th minute even before Shakhtar were settled in their possession fest. Sheriff finished the game in style when they went 2-0 up with a brilliant header of Momo Yansane. It will be fun to watch them attempting more upsets in this term’s competition.

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