Shakhtar wins Ukrainian Premier League

Shakhtar wins Ukrainian Premier League

Shakhtar Donetsk footballers have won the 2017/2018 Ukrainian Premier League title, with one match to spare.

The Donetsk side became Ukrainian champions for the 11th time after defeating Rivne Veres 1-0 in Kharkiv on Sunday, May 13, Ukrinform reported.

Marlos scored from the penalty spot in the fifth minute and brought victory for Shakhtar at the Metalist Stadium.

In other league matches, Zorya Luhansk lost 0-1 to Dynamo Kyiv, whereas Mariupol and Poltava Vorskla played out a 1-1 draw.

Shakhtar will play Dynamo in Kyiv on May 19 in a match of the final round of the Ukrainian football championship.


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