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Fernandinho Interview: We're playing for pride

A highly impressive group campaign, followed by an emphatic 6-2 aggregate defeat of Roma in the Round of 16, gave weight to the argument that Shakhtar Donetsk were ready for an assault on the UEFA Champions League crown this season. However, their hopes were hit hard by a 5-1 first-leg defeat away to quarter-final opponents Barcelona last week, a reverse that has led many to see tonight's return match as about trying to salvage some pride in front of their home faithful.

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Sahil4141d ago

Letting barca score only one is like earning pride.

GJ234136d ago

Pride is all they can play for. They have earned enough after their run this season