DONETSK. – FC Shakhtar Donetsk of Ukraine’s and the Armenian national football squad’s midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan spoke about his impressions following his club’s first-round 6-0 defeat of FC Arsenal Kyiv, during the Ukrainian championship.
“What’s important for me is the team’s victory. We were expecting a tough match against Arsenal. It’s not an easy opponent. A difficult season is ahead of us. I thank my teammates; they did everything for this victory. It’s nice to score a goal, but making an assist is altogether another joy.
“I’m not thinking about becoming the top scorer. My main objective is to fulfill all the given opportunities. I wish success to Arsenal in the Euro League and the Ukrainian championship alike,” FC Shakhtar Donetsk’s official website quotes Mkhitaryan as saying.
As NEWS.am Sport informed earlier, in the match against Arsenal, 23-year-old Henrikh Mkhitaryan played the full ninety minutes, scored two goals, delivered two assists, and was declared the game’s most valuable player.