Shakhtar Donetsk: Could the Ukrainian Powerhouse Win the English Premier League?

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Shakhtar Donetsk: Could the Ukrainian Powerhouse Win the English Premier League?
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Shakhtar Donetsk have been really, really impressive so far in the UEFA Champions League, but could they trouble the big boys in the English Premier League over 38 games?

Landing in a tough group among holders Chelsea and Serie A holders Juventus saw Micrea Lucescu's side come under the microscope early on, but the Ukrainian champions were not expected to pull up any trees.

What followed was pure brilliance from the Hirnyky, and they're currently at the top of Group E in a favourable position to qualify for the knockout stages.

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