After a creating an immense upset in the world of football by outclassing Premier League juggernaut Manchester City on Matchday 6, there was a new Zorro in town. in order to cement his shocking triumph over Guardiola’s side, Shakhtar Donetsk’s head coach Paulo Fonseca donned the iconic outfit of the famous character in post-match presser. Just to make sure that his promise with fans remained intact, loyal Shakhtar Donetsk manager Paulo Fonseca was seen dressed like Zorro after addressing the reporters in his press conference after a 2-1 win over Manchester City in the UEFA Champions League.
With the win Manchester City were brought down to Earth as Pep Guardiola’s men recorded their first defeat in 29 matches this season. For a high flying Shakhtar, Bernard and Ismaily were on target against Manchester City to clear their side’s round of 16 passage of the UEFA Champions League by defeating the Citizens 2-1 at the Metalist Stadium. A jubilant Fonseca told reporters that his post-match press conference after City’s triumph was his most joyful. “This is the most joyful news conference of my career,” Fonseca was quoted as saying. “I feel great joy. I think not only Shakhtar’s supporters but all Ukrainians have to be proud of our team,” Fonseca added.
Shakhtar Donetsk were able to drag second favourites Napoli into the UEFA Europa League by coming second in Group-F, three points behind eventual leaders Manchester City. “Tonight we played an almost ideal game. We were very disciplined in defence and broke through to attack very effectively,” Fonseca said in a statement. “It was very important to close up some particular zones for Manchester City where they are usually very dangerous. I think we did that well and they did not threaten as they normally would,” the Shakhtar manager added.