FC Shakhtar Donetsk - European History

European History

Shakhtar Donetsk participates in European competitions since 1976 after playing its first against Berliner FC Dynamo in the UEFA Cup 1976-77. Since 1997, however, the club is continuously participates on annual basis with variable successes, while also takes part in the UEFA Champions League competition since 2000. The first qualification to a group stage took place in the 2000-01 UEFA Champions League when Shakhtar Donetsk played against Arsenal, Lazio, and Sparta Prague.

Season Achievement Notes
European Cup / UEFA Champions League
2010–11 Quarter-Finalist eliminated by Barcelona 1–5 in Barcelona, 0–1 in Donetsk
UEFA Cup
2008–09 Winner won Werder Bremen 2–1 in Istanbul
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
1983–84 Quarter-Finalist eliminated by Porto 2–3 in Porto, 1–1 in Donetsk
UEFA Super Cup
2009 Finalist defeated by Barcelona 0–1 in Monaco


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