Shakhtar Donetsk win UEFA Cup

May 21st, 2009 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS  

Istanbul, May 21 (DPA) Ukrainian club Shakhtar Donetsk beat German Bundesliga side Werder Bremen 2-1 after extra time in the UEFA Cup final Wednesday at the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium in Istanbul.Brazilian Luiz Adriano opened the scoring for Shakhtar in the 25th minute, but Naldo equalized for Bremen ten minutes later with a free-kick.

Jadson scored the winner for his side in the seventh minute of extra-time, ensuring Shakhtar become the first-ever side from the Ukraine to win a European club competition.

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