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Tuesday August 19 2014
Verona draw with Shaktar Donestk

Luca Toni and Fred were on target as Verona held Shakhtar Donetsk 1-1 in a prestigious friendly.

Andrea Mandorlini’s men had taken the lead just 15 minutes in with a Toni penalty after Azevedo brought down Martic.

Goalkeeper Rafael was decisive on Nem and Lazaros Christodouloupoulos had a couple of dangerous opportunities.

Douglas Costa also tested Rafael twice, but Fred drew Shakhtar level with a powerful right-foot finish.

Verona: Rafael; Martic (Zampano 67), Moras (Gonzalez 67), Marques (Rodriguez 46), Agostini (Luna 67); Lazaros (Chanturia 71), Obbadi (Donati 67), Hallfredsson (Ionita 67); Gomez Taleb (Tachtsidis 46), Toni (Nenè 68), Jankovic (Valoti 70)

Shakhtar Donetsk: Pyatov (Sarnaski 78); Srna (Fernando 8) (Fred 59), Kucher (Krivstov 46), Rakitskij (Ordets 71), Azevedo (Sobol 64); Stepanenko, Ilsinho; Nem (Marlos 46), Alex Teixeira (Dentinho 66), Douglas Costa (Bolbat 70); Adriano (Gladkiy 70)

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