Ukrainian powerhouse Shakhtar Donetsk put in a strong performance in their Champions League match at home to Arsenal and they eventually cruised to a 2-1 victory courtesy of an Eduardo strike shortly before the interval, according to

"The most important thing is that we won; it was a special game for us. It was very hard and Arsenal played well but we got the victory," Eduardo was quoted as saying on

"It`s very hard to come back when you are losing against a team like Arsenal because they are very strong on the counter-attack. We took a big risk to try and score the equaliser and our timing when we scored the first and second goals was perfect.

"We have a great team. Our players are technically very good and we have many Brazilians like Jadson, Willian and Luiz Adriano who like to keep the ball on the pitch and play.

"Shakhtar are a football club definitely moving in the right direction."

By Stefan Coerts,