Captain Darijo Srna toasted breaking Shakhtar Donetsk's all-time appearance record by blasting the penalty that sent the Ukrainians into the Europa League semifinals.
Evergreen Croatia full-back Srna racked up a club-record 486th appearance in Lviv on Thursday night, converting a first-half spot kick and laying on two assists in Shakhtar's 4-0 victory over Braga.
The 33-year-old defender moved 18th on the list of all-time appearances in European club competition, edging ahead of former France midfielder...
Shakhtar Donetsk soaked up pressure from Braga and then scored in either half to take a 2-1 away win in the first leg of their Europa League quarterfinal.
Braga had the best of the first period, but Shakhtar went ahead against the run of play just before half-time through Yaroslav Rakitskiy, who was an injury doubt before the match.
The second period at the Estadio Municipal de Braga proved more equal in terms of chances, and the visitors again took one of theirs, this time through Facundo Ferreyra.
Braga turned the tables on eight-man Fenerbahce with a 4-1 victory to reach the quarterfinals of the Europa League.
Trailing 1-0 from the first leg, Braga faced an uphill task when Alper Potuk cancelled out Ahmed Hassan's opener just before half-time.
But the dismissal of Mehmet Topal, the goalscorer from the first leg, for a foul in the box proved to be the turning point.
Josue netted the 69th-minute penalty and five minutes later Nikola Stoiljkovic put the Portuguese side ahead in the tie for...