Chelsea crash 2-1 at Shakhtar Donetsk

Shakhtar Donetsk 2 – Chelsea 1 (Champions League, October 23, 2012) (Alternative highlights.) Alex Teixeira slotted Shakhtar into a third minute lead over the reigning Champions League holders. Chelsea were endebted to their keeper for not being further behind at the break: Petr Cech turned a Henrik Mkhitaryan save over the bar before Petr Cech made a miraculously save to deny Yaroslav Rakitskiy. Chelsea finally fell 2-behind in the 52nd minute when, after Hazard lost possession, Luis Adriano played in Fernandinho down the right and the midfielder buried a low drive. Oscar scored a late consolation for Chelsea by it was too little too late.

David Luiz shocked by Chelsea’a performance after losing to Shakhtar Donetsk.

Roberto Di Matteo on Shakhtar Donetsk defeat.

Petr Cech reacts to Shakhtar Donetsk defeat.