- Title: UKRAINE: EUROPEAN CUP WINNERS' CUP PRELIMINARY ROUND
- Date: 10th August 1995
- Summary: DONETSK, UKRAINE (AUGUST 10, 1995) SHAKHTYOR DONETSK (ORANGE) 4 V LINFIELD (BLUE) 1 1. SERGEI OHTYRKIN SCORES FOR DONETSK WITH HEADER: 1-0 2. OLEG MATVEYEV HEADER TAKES A DEFLECTION: 2-0 3. NEAT TURN BY GENNADY ORBU BEFORE SCORING: 3-0 4. ALLAN WING HEADS IN FOR LINFIELD FROM CLOSE RANGE: 3-1 5. ORBU SCORES FROM FREE KICK: 4-1 Initials Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved.
- Embargoed: 25th August 1995 13:00
- Location: DONETSK, UKRAINE
- Country: Ukraine
- Reuters ID: LVA3GZFYXPQV8PWM559GZWRHXFOG
- Story Text: Shakhtyor Donetsk of Ukraine outplayed Northern Ireland's Linfield 4-0 at home on Thursday (August 10) in a first leg match of the European Cup Winners' Cup preliminary round.
Approximately 30,000 people turned out to see Shakhtyor play in the eastern Ukrainian mining town.
The team in which international Andrei Kanchelskis played before moving to the United Kingdom had an esay start.
Sergei Ohtyrkin opened the account in the 10th minute, Oleg Matveyev scored the second goal in the 20th and Gennady Orbu adeed another in the 31th.
Linfield tried to recover in the second half and Allan Wing's scored scored in the 48th minute. But Donetsk superiority was sealed with Orbu's second goal just at the final whistle.
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