UEFA Cup round-up: Shakhtar Donetsk claim last-ever title

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Shakhtar Donetsk became the first Ukrainian side to win a European title after a 2-1 extra-time victory over Werder Bremen in the last-ever UEFA Cup final at Şükrü Saracoğlu Stadium in Istanbul.

The competition becomes the Europa League next season as UEFA bid to breathe new life into it.

Shakhtar had the chance to open the scoring in the sixth minute when Luiz Adriano was allowed the time and space to turn on the edge of the box, but he fired just wide with the goal gaping.

But Adriano made amends after 25 minutes as he latched onto a loose ball to delicately chip over the onrushing Tim Wiese.

However, the Ukrainians' lead lasted only 10 minutes as Shakhtar goalkeeper Andriy Pyatov made a horrible mess of dealing with a powerful, long-range Naldo free-kick. The shot was firmly struck almost right at Pyatov and he got both hands to it, but inexplicably deflected the ball into his own net.

Neither side could find a winner within the 90 minutes and extra-time was therefore required as tension took over in the second half.

And Shakhtar grabbed their success in the 97th minute when Wiese horribly misjudged Jádson's soft shot from 12 yards and allowed the ball bobble past him into the net.

Shakhtar Donetsk v Werder Bremen goal & highlights

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