Lviv - Shakhtar Donetsk ended their goal
famine in spectacular fashion by thrashing Malmo 4-0 in a clash between the
third and fourth-placed teams in Champions League Group A on Tuesday.
Elsewhere, Real Madrid sealed a place in
the knockout stages by beating Paris St Germain 1-0 in the Spanish capital.
Real have 10 points from four games
followed by PSG on seven. Shakhtar and Malmo have three points and both the
Ukrainians and the Swedes seem unlikely to progress.
Oleksandr Gladkyy netted in the first half
for Shakhtar before captain Darijo Srna (penalty), substitute Eduardo and Alex
Teixeira killed off Malmo after the break in a one-sided encounter at the Lviv
Gladkyy opened the scoring in the 29th
minute when he knocked the rebound into the roof of the net after his first
attempt was parried by keeper Johan Wiland.
Defender Kari Arnason then brought down
Brazilian Teixeira three minutes after halftime and Srna converted the spot
Eduardo, who replaced Gladkyy at the start
of the second period, redirected a long-range shot from Bernard into the net to
make it 3-0.
Teixeira completed the rout with a header
in the 73rd minute after good work from Srna and Taison.
The only negatives for Shakhtar were the
yellow cards received by defenders Srna and Oleksandr Kucher that mean they
will be suspended for the next game against Real.
Malmo had Arnason sent off one minute from