"This is the most joyful press conference of my career," the Portuguese Fonseca told amused reporters at the Metalist Stadium. "I feel great joy. I think not only Shakhtar's supporters but all Ukrainians have to be proud of our team." Goals from Bernard and Ismaily handed City, who responded with a Sergio Aguero stoppage time penalty, their first defeat of the season and led Fonseca's side to a second-placed finish in Group F.
? Paulo Zorro Fonseca. ?@ChampionsLeague knockout phase attended the press conference in a #Zorro outfit.#UCL pic.twitter.com/1lOY4DwLF7 — FC SHAKHTAR ENGLISH (@FCShakhtar_eng) December 6, 2017
The draw for the last 16 takes place in Switzerland on Monday, and Shakhtar could face group winners Paris Saint-Germain, Roma, Barcelona, Liverpool, Besiktas, Manchester United or Tottenham Hotspur in the knockout stages.
When you've got the work Christmas party straight after the match... pic.twitter.com/ihNYqIsN15— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) December 7, 2017