This controversial Luiz Adriano goal vs Nordsjaelland ( VIDEO BELOW) had fans and pundits alike accusing the Brazilian striker of contravening the principles of fair play in Shakhtar’s 5-2 win over the Danish side on November 20, 2012. Adriano’s team mate had attempted to pass the ball back to the Shakhtar keeper Jesper Hansen following an uncontested dropball after Morten Nordstrand had received treatment, but Adriano latched on to the pass and rounded the keeper to score with the Nordsjaelland defence static.
Video- Luiz Adriano controversial goal vs Nordsjaelland Champions League- 20 November, 2012
Shakhtar coach Mircea Lucescu said that Adriano had scored on instinct and instructed his players to allow Nordsjaelland to score immediately after. However Taras Stepanenko stepped in to dispossess Nicolai Stokholm as he advanced on goal.
Shakhtar won the game 5-2 and qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League.
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