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The final whistle goes and the game is over.
Inswinging corner taken by Alexander Lazevski from the left by-line.
Effort on goal by Mladen Krstajic from just inside the penalty area goes over the target.
Centre by Mohamed Medo, Andrei Pyatov makes a save.
Mohamed Medo takes a shot. Blocked by Yaroslav Rakitskiy.
Inswinging corner taken by da Silva Willian, Mladen Krstajic makes a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Stefan Babovic by Taras Stepanenko results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Stefan Babovic.
Unfair challenge on da Silva Luiz Adriano by Marko Jovanovic results in a free kick. Yaroslav Rakitskiy takes the free kick.
Stefan Babovic sends in a cross.
Unfair challenge on Ivan Stevanovic by Razvan Rat results in a free kick. Ivica Iliev takes the direct free kick.
Sasa Ilic goes off and Ivica Iliev comes on.
Shot from just outside the box by Mohamed Medo misses to the left of the target.
Foul by Sasa Ilic on Taras Stepanenko, free kick awarded. Sasa Ilic booked for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Taras Stepanenko.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Yaroslav Rakitskiy on Mladen Krstajic. Free kick taken by Mladen Krstajic.
Santos Alex Teixeira on for Rodrigues Jadson.
The offside flag is raised against da Silva Luiz Adriano. Vladimir Stojkovic restarts play with the free kick.
Vitaliy Vitsenets joins the action as a substitute, replacing Oleksiy Gai.
(Partizan Belgrade) makes a substitution, with Aleksandar Davidov coming on for Almani Moreira.
Shot from just outside the area by Stefan Babovic goes over the bar.
The ball is sent over by da Silva Willian, Da Silva Eduardo finds the net with a goal from close range low into the middle of the goal. Partizan Belgrade 0-3 Shakhtar Donetsk.Assist on the goal came from da Silva Willian.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Dimitro Chygrynskiy on Almani Moreira. Dimitro Chygrynskiy booked for unsporting behaviour. Almani Moreira takes the free kick.
Short corner taken by Mladen Krstajic.
Radosav Petrovic leaves the field to be replaced by Mohamed Medo.
The ball is delivered by Mladen Krstajic, da Silva Willian manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken by Mladen Krstajic played to the near post.
Da Silva Eduardo on for de Souza Douglas Costa.
Rodrigues Jadson grabs a goal from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Partizan Belgrade 0-2 Shakhtar Donetsk.Darijo Srna provided the assist for the goal.
Darijo Srna gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sasa Ilic. Free kick taken by Sasa Ilic.
Ivan Stevanovic takes a shot. Andrei Pyatov makes a comfortable save.
Rodrigues Jadson takes a inswinging corner to the near post. Taras Stepanenko fires in a goal from close range to the top left corner of the goal. Partizan Belgrade 0-1 Shakhtar Donetsk.
The offside flag is raised against Stefan Babovic. Andrei Pyatov takes the indirect free kick.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Rodrigues Jadson played to the near post. Taras Stepanenko scores a goal from inside the six-yard box to the top left corner of the goal. Partizan Belgrade 0-1 Shakhtar Donetsk.
Oleksiy Gai gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stefan Babovic. Shot comes in from Radosav Petrovic from the free kick, Razvan Rat gets a block in.
Razvan Rat sends in a cross. The official flags da Silva Luiz Adriano offside. Vladimir Stojkovic takes the free kick.
Taras Stepanenko gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mladen Krstajic. The referee books Taras Stepanenko for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Ivan Stevanovic.
Almani Moreira is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Andrei Pyatov restarts play with the free kick.
Corner taken by Darijo Srna from the left by-line.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Ivan Stevanovic on da Silva Willian. Rodrigues Jadson delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, Ivan Stevanovic makes a clearance.
The referee gets the second half started.
The referee calls an end to the first half.
Short corner taken by da Silva Willian.
Corner taken by da Silva Willian from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Ivan Stevanovic.
Da Silva Luiz Adriano produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the target.
Mladen Krstajic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Rodrigues Jadson. Free kick taken by Rodrigues Jadson.
A cross is delivered by Darijo Srna, Close range strike by Taras Stepanenko goes over the bar.
Stefan Babovic goes into the referee's book.
Da Silva Luiz Adriano is caught offside. Vladimir Stojkovic takes the free kick.
Milan Smiljanic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on de Souza Douglas Costa. Milan Smiljanic booked for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by de Souza Douglas Costa.
Cordova Cleo takes a shot. Dimitro Chygrynskiy gets a block in.
Mladen Krstajic takes a short corner.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Cordova Cleo on da Silva Willian. Direct free kick taken by Yaroslav Rakitskiy.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Cordova Cleo on Oleksiy Gai. Taras Stepanenko takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Oleksiy Gai on Almani Moreira. Oleksiy Gai goes into the book. Radosav Petrovic takes the free kick.
De Souza Douglas Costa takes a outswinging corner.
Unfair challenge on Sasa Ilic by de Souza Douglas Costa results in a free kick. Sasa Ilic takes the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Mladen Krstajic.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Cordova Cleo by Yaroslav Rakitskiy. Mladen Krstajic produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, Andrei Pyatov makes a save.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Cordova Cleo by Taras Stepanenko. Radosav Petrovic restarts play with the free kick.
Taras Stepanenko gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marko Jovanovic. Free kick taken by Marko Jovanovic.
Centre by Sasa Ilic, Headed effort on goal by Cordova Cleo from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the goal.
Free kick awarded for a foul by da Silva Luiz Adriano on Mladen Krstajic. Free kick taken by Marko Jovanovic.
Oleksiy Gai takes a shot. Save by Vladimir Stojkovic.
Darijo Srna takes a outswinging corner.
Rodrigues Jadson takes a shot. Save made by Vladimir Stojkovic.
The ball is crossed by Marko Jovanovic.
Darijo Srna takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post.
De Souza Douglas Costa fouled by Almani Moreira, the ref awards a free kick. De Souza Douglas Costa restarts play with the free kick.
Stefan Babovic challenges Yaroslav Rakitskiy unfairly and gives away a free kick. Andrei Pyatov restarts play with the free kick.
Razvan Rat challenges Stefan Babovic unfairly and gives away a free kick. Stefan Babovic takes the free kick.
Milan Smiljanic challenges da Silva Willian unfairly and gives away a free kick. Da Silva Willian takes the free kick.
A cross is delivered by Ivan Stevanovic, Cordova Cleo takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the bar.
Shot from just outside the box by Cordova Cleo misses to the left of the target.
Inswinging corner taken by Almani Moreira.
Sasa Ilic takes a shot. Andrei Pyatov makes a save.
The game begins.
Shakhtar close in on qualification
Shakhtar Donetsk defender Dmytro Chygrynsky insists his team will take the game to Partizan Belgrade as they look to book a place in the last 16 of the Champions League.
The Ukrainian Premier League leaders will ensure a place in the knockout phase with a game to spare if they win in Serbia and Braga fail to beat Arsenal in Portugal. A draw would also be enough for the Pitmen if Braga lose to the Gunners.
Former Barcelona defender Chygrynsky believes his team will be highly motivated for the match and told shakhtar.com: "We are going to Belgrade to settle the issue of our qualification from the group.
"We need to win. If we claim the victory, then I think our target of going through to the knockout stage will be reached."
Partizan have lost all four of their Group H matches so far and already know that they will not be involved in European competition after Christmas however they perform in their final two matches.
Chygrynsky added: "Naturally, Partizan want to please their fans, they have nothing to lose. But we are also seriously preparing for this clash. I think that Shakhtar's motivation is more serious. We still have the chance of qualifying from the group."
Both sides come into the match in rude health on the domestic front.
Shakhtar are 12 points clear of Dynamo Kiev at the top of the Ukrainian Premier League and have won their last nine league matches in a row, while Partizan are three points above Red Star Belgrade at the top of the Super Liga and have won six matches in succession.
Nemanja Tomic and Marko Scepovic are almost certain to miss out for Partizan after they were sent to train with the reserves by Partizan boss Aleksandar Stanojevic.
He told the club's official website: "I removed those two players from the first team and I already said regarding the case that the Partizan jersey is above all of us.
"As a player, I was part of the Partizan youth academy and educated in such a manner. As long as I'm Partizan coach, Partizan will be above all of us.
"Everyone should give his maximum, and even if you play just a few minutes or none at all, you have to stay positive.
"I'm nothing compared to Partizan, and the same goes for every player. This decision didn't come overnight. (Tomic and Scepovic) were warned several times and this is always going to happen while I'm Partizan coach and certain players do not respect this sacred jersey."
Shakhtar on the brink
Shakhtar Donetsk scored three second-half goals to brush aside Partizan Belgrade 3-0 and virtually assure progression from Group H.
After a first-half stalemate, goals from Taras Stepanenko, Jadson and Eduardo put Shakhtar in charge of the group as news came through of a shock defeat for Arsenal at Braga.
However, Shakhtar had begun the night on the backfoot, with goalkeeper Andrei Pyatov required to tip Sasa Ilic's shot over after just 20 seconds.
Moments later, Cordova Cleo fired just wide as Partizan piled on the pressure.
Oleksiy Gai went close for Shakhtar in the 17th minute, forcing Vladimir Stojkovic to tip his shot around the post.
At the other end, Cleo's effort was charged down by Dimitro Chygrynskiy, but the half ended with Shakhtar on top, and Adriano had a chance to open the scoring with a shot from the edge of the area, but the Brazilian fired over.
Shakhtar proved to be far more clinical in the second half, and took the lead in the 52nd minute.
Jadson's corner found its way to Stepanenko who volleyed into the roof of the net from close range.
Ivan Stevanovic sought a quick response for Partizan, but his shot from the edge of the area was easily saved by Pyatov.
And moments later, Shakhtar had added a second to virtually end the hopes of a Partizan side yet to pick up a point in the group stages.
The goal came when Darijo Srna whipped in a cross from the right for Jadson to finish from close range.
Eduardo then came into the fray as a substitute and it took the Croatia international less than 10 minutes to find the net as he got his goal in the 68th minute, meeting a cross from Willian to finish with left-footed shot from close range.
Partizan did not let their heads drop, however, and they continued to push for a consolation goal.
However, Stefan Babovic blazed over from the edge of the area and then Mohamed Medo fired wide as Shakhtar preserved a clean sheet to cap an impressive performance.
The result leaves Shakhtar three points clear at the top of Group H with one match remaining, and Braga would need to beat them by four goals, coupled with a loss for Arsenal against Partizan, to prevent the Ukrainians from going through.
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