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Four-goal Shakhtar set up Europa League semi against Inter

first_imgShakhtar Donetsk booked a clash with Inter Milan in the Europa League semi-finals after goals from Brazilians Junior Moraes, Taison, Alan Patrick and Dodo gave them a 4-1 win over FC Basel in a one-sided last-eight clash on Tuesday. The Ukrainian champions will take on Inter in Dusseldorf on Monday after Sunday’s semi-final in Cologne between 2017 Europa League winners Manchester United and Sevilla, who have won Europe’s second-tier competition a record five times. Read Also: Europa League: Sevilla set up Man Utd semi-final after Wolves win Promoted Content10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoIt’s Time To Show How Bad Some Women Can Really Be7 Facts About Black Holes That Will Blow Your MindWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Who’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?6 Extreme Facts About HurricanesCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayPortuguese Street Artist Creates Hyper-Realistic 3D Graffiti9 Movie Scenes That Got Re-Shot Because Viewers Didn’t Like ThemThe 10 Best Secondary Education Systems In The World11 Greatest Special Effects Movies Of All Time7 Universities Where Getting An Education Costs A Hefty Penny The final is set for August 21 in Cologne. Still, Patrick made it 3-0 with a 75th-minute penalty after Yannick Marchand fouled livewire Taison in the area and right back Dodo added the fourth in the 89th minute, with the goal awarded after a VAR check for offside.Substitute Ricky van Wolfswinkel netted a stoppage time consolation for Basel from close range but the Swiss side had little to cheer after being blown away by their opponents. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… Shakhtar, who won Europe’s second-tier club competition in 2009, missed a string of chances to triumph by an even bigger margin as they dominated the match with crisp one-touch passing and superior close control.Moraes headed the Ukrainian side into a second-minute lead after a howler by Basel’s Serbian goalkeeper Djordje Nikolic, who was beaten to the ball by the striker after rushing off his line to meet a Marlos corner.Nikolic made amends with several good saves in the first half but was powerless in the 22nd minute when Taison capped a lightning Shakhtar break with a deflected shot after good work by Marlos and a clever dummy by Patrick.Marcos Antonio rattled the woodwork with a long-range effort in the 40th minute before Shakhtar took their foot off the pedal in the second half, content with keeping possession as their rivals chased shadows.last_img read more