TIRASPOL, Transnistria-. Sheriff Tiraspol, the modest team of “country that does not exist“He could not have had a better presentation in the Champions League this Wednesday, as he won the first match from his history at the tournament.
Just 20 days ago the Sheriff made history by being the first club of the league of Moldavia to qualify for the Champions League, and in his debut he had no problems to win 2-0 a Shaktar, a team that does have experience in Champions League.
16 minutes were enough for Sheriff to mark his historic first goal in Champions League, which was scored by Adama traore, by finishing in the area a center of Cristiano.
Al 62′, the Brazilian Cristiano returned to center and now the scorer of Sheriff’s second goal was Momo Yansane, who jumped in the center of the area to define head and give more advantage to the club Transnistria, a State not recognized as a country.
Magical night for Sheriff
Sheriff, who boasts soccer players from 15 different nations, had a magical debut night in the Champions League, because in addition to adding his first three points, had its presentation at home, at Bolshaya Sportivnaya Arena, Tiraspol.
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Besides Sheriff and Shaktar, the Group D It is also formed by Inter de Milan, from Italy, and Real Madrid, from Spain, two of the teams recognized as greats of international football.