Wednesday October 3 2012
Vialli: Shakhtar deserved win

Gianluca Vialli was left impressed by Shakhtar Donetsk’s performance at Juventus in the Champions League last night.

The game ended in a 1-1 draw, but the former Bianconero striker insists that Mircea Lucescu’s side should have gone home with all three points.

“They played well and they deserved to win,” Vialli told Sky Sport Italia. “No away side had previously created so many chances against Juve at the Juventus Stadium.

“Shakhtar Donetsk had the better of the possession and they were well positioned out there by their Coach. They should also have been awarded a penalty in the first half.”

Juventus looked like they were back to their best on Saturday with a  4-1 demolition of Roma, but they under-performed last night.

“Juventus disappointed me,” added Vialli. “Andrea Pirlo, unlike on Saturday, suffered out there and when he’s not in form then the side struggles.

“Juventus also went into the game in the wrong frame of mind.”