UEFA Super Cup goes to Barça

August 29, 2009

Shakhtar Donetsk proved to be a worthy opponent for Barça last night in the UEFA Super Cup, with the only goal of the match scored in extra time.

Although the first half saw the two teams fairly evenly matched, by the second half Barcelona was clearly dominating. However, although they controlled the ball for much of the time, Shakhtar’s defence proved to be
impenetrable and however many attacks Barça made on the goal, they failed to get through and at the end of 90 minutes the result remained 0-0.

Barcelona continued to dominate in extra time, but by the end of the first 15 minutes the match remained goal-less and with just 5 minutes of the match remaining it was starting to look as if the game would end in
penalties.

However, a pass from Messi to Pedro in the 115th minute resulted in the result Barça had been looking for, with Pedro being hailed as the hero of the match.

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