also Two big wins over Real Madrid In the home leg of the Champions League, Shakhtar Donetsk did not have time to qualify for the quarter-finals, but Manor Solomon’s team got the ticket to the last 32 in the Europa League. In about two months, on February 18, the team’s wing contact will arrive in Israel For an exciting meeting against the champion Maccabi Tel Aviv. In an interview with Shakhtar’s official website, Solomon referred to the pair of games.
Solomon He told of the glorious history of Maccabi Tel Aviv: “This is a huge club with a rich history, one of the greatest in Israeli football together with Maccabi Haifa. It has won the last two championships and is the best team in Israel and perhaps the most popular. “Maccabi Tel Aviv has fans all over the country, my family also supports them. Given that, it is unusual for me to stand in front of this team. Of course I am happy to play in my homeland.”
The contact was asked about his reaction to the draw: “When Maccabi’s name appeared on the screen – I and all my family members were happy. I was immediately asked with a laugh ‘What should we do now? Who to support?’. There is excitement in the media and the games will be interesting. “I meet them on the national team. They are good friends of course. We have already talked after the draw. Everyone is looking forward to the games and we would like to change shirts afterwards.”
On the style and method of Maccabi Tel Aviv: “There are young but very talented and prominent players like Yonatan Cohen and Dan Glazer. They blend in great with more experienced players like Sharan Yeni, Eitan Tibi and Eyal Golsa. “Physically strong, plays powerfully and moves the ball well. I have high expectations for the game.”
Recall that Shakhtar reached the semi-finals last season when they knocked out Benfica, Wolfsburg and Basel on the way, but then were defeated 5-0 by Inter. The league in Ukraine went on a two-month break, which could play in favor of the Israeli champion.
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