FT: Borussia Dortmund 3 Shakhtar Donetsk 0 (Agg: 5-2)

Borussia Dortmund 3 Shakhtar Donetsk 0. German giants make it through to the quarter-finals. They were very impressive again and will fancy their chances of going all the way this season.

90+1
Ball in the hands of Weidenfeller, who falls to the turf. Cheers from the stands. Dortmund fans ready to erupt.

Just one minute of stoppage-time to be played, despite five subs.

90
Dortmund look like they will get their clean sheet. Piszczek putting in a couple of challenges down their left to keep Shakhtar at arm's length.

89
Adriano flagged offside. He has had virtually no service all night. Just a matter of seeing out the clock now, with neither side busting a gut.

88
Gotze invites Piszczek forward from full-back, He has time and space to pick a cross, but gets underneath the ball and sends it far too high for those in the middle.

87
Another yellow wave surges forward. Reus looks for Lewandwoski, but he runs in behind two defenders and the final pass becomes impossible.

86
Shakhtar chasing shadows a bit at the moment. Dortmund working the ball all over the pitch. They have been impressive tonight and not too many sides will fancy drawing them in the quarter-finals.

85
Srna drills over a low cross, which Subotic stretches to clear. Dortmund still sending plenty of men forward when they attack. They are, however, prepared to keep the ball rather than press for a fourth.

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Shakhtar have also made a switch. Stepanenko has been sent on in place of Hubschman. Nothing can help them alter the course of this tie.

83
Adriano beats the offside trap, but still can't pull one back for Shakhtar. He is in on goal, as a Fernandinho effort breaks his way, but he is stopped by a sprawling save from Weidenfeller.

82
Dortmund send on Sahin in place of Gundogan. A man who started the season at Liverpool heading for the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

81
Changes being readied by both sides. On the field, Shakhtar knocking on the door, but it won't open. Lewandowski still posing a threat on the counter and will be determined to get in on the act.

80
Would have been a great goal by Reus had he found the target. He cuts inside off the right flank, skips past a couple of challenges but then loses his footing at the wrong time and ends up slicing wide from eight yards out. Great run, unfortunate finish.

79
The lively Costa is involved again for the visitors. He lifts the ball over Kehl, but is halted by Subotic. Dortmund move forward again. Gundogan has a yard of space 25 yards from goal, but sees a heavy touch let him down.

78
Grosskreutz thinks he has won a throw. Assistant referee thinks about his decision for about 30 seconds, and then gives the ball to Shakhtar.

77
Quality from Gundogan as he races back to put in a last-ditch challenge on Costa. He concedes a corner. Dortmund fail to clear their lines, but have enough bodies in the way to prevent Rakitskiy from pulling a goal back.

76
Schmelzer prevents Alex from skipping past him. Referee having words with those on the bench. A few of the coaches are getting a bit excited.

75
Subotic climbs highest to try and get something on the corner. He fails and ends up crashing back down to earth. Fair play to him, be bounces back up and races back into position.

74
Nice football from Shakhtar, but they are then caught short at the back. Dortmund make a mess of their counter, but are able to work the ball to Grosskreutz. He sees a curling effort touched around the post by Pyatov.

73
Shakhtar still looking to play their way out. Pyatov plays a goal kick square, that's how desperate they are not to go long. Credit to them for sticking to their guns.

72
Piszczek appears to handle, as he grapples with Adriano. Nothing given. Shakhtar have had no luck tonight. Touch was just outside the box.

71
Kucher fires wide to Costa, but his first touch takes him backwards. Shakhtar have lost their shape a little after starting the half so brightly.

70
Another change by Dortmund, as they send on Grosskreutz in place of Blaszczykowski. Just a case of mixing things up now for the German champions.

69
Poor from Rakitskiy as he fires a pass out to the left far too high. Costa left standing with his hands on his hips. It's been that kind of a night for the visitors.

68
Shakhtar allowed the ball inside their own half now. Kucher tries to take them forward, but is then caught in possession. Gotze floats a cross towards Lewandowski, but Rat is able to glance clear.

67
Costa with a smart twist and turn on the left flank. His cross then lets him down and is easily cut out. Dortmund are determined to keep a clean sheet.

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Costa thinks he has kept a Srna cross alive at the back post, but the assistant referee disagrees and a goal kick is awarded. Weidenfeller in no rush again to get the ball back in play.

65
Shakhtar still pressing, but it's not happening for them. They do win a free-kick in midfield, but well wide on their right. They opt against sending the ball long into the box.

64
Rakitskiy involved again as he comes through the back of Lewandowski. Dortmund take the free-kick quickly, with Gotze sprung on goal. He suffers a rush of blood and hammers high over the top.

63
Shakhtar force a corner. Fernandinho does send this one into the box. It is glanced on at the near post and Rakitskiy is on hand to plant a header straight at Weidenfeller from 12 yards out.

62
Shakhtar looks deflated, and well they might. They were poor first half and have then seen a mistake from their keeper end the tie as a contest. They will be back.

61
Weidenfeller taking his time with a goal kick. Dortmund have wrapped this up and can now play at their own pace. Home supporters have already started the party.

60
Shakhtar had worked so hard to keep themselves in the tie, but are now heading out. They need to find four goals to keep themselves in the Champions League. Not going to happen.

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GOAL DORTMUND - BLASZCZYKOWSKI. Pyatov with a horror moment. He is right behind a shot from Gundogan, but spills the ball into the path of Blaszczykowski, who rounds the Shakhtar keeper and calmly slots home. Game over.

58
Dortmund looked a bit more solid at the back now. They are getting two banks of four behind the ball. They then look to spring clear when they break up play.

57
Gotze delivers high from the set-piece. Commanding from Pyatov as he comes through the crowd to pluck the ball out of the air. End-to-end in the second half so far.

56
Kucher commits yet another foul. He is treading on thin ice. Reus whips over the free-kick. Great delivery curling into the box which Santana is inches away from getting a touch to. Dortmund keep up the pressure and Gotze wins a corner.

55
Shakhtar can't threaten on the this occasion. Lewandowski takes a tumble as he runs clear, but goes down far too early. Rat bombs down the left for the visitors, but sees a cross deflected into the arms of Weidenfeller.

54
Reus sent sprawling 25 yards from goal by Kucher, who has already been booked. He checked his man as he cut across the edge of the box. Reus takes himself. He gets the ball around the wall, but Pyatov watches it all the way.

53
Mkhitaryan gets to the dead-ball line, but runs out of room and can't get a cross in. He has been Shakhtar's talisman this season, but has been very quiet so far tonight.

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Gotze escapes in behind Rat. His final cross is poor and trickles along the ground. Shakhtar look to spring out. Adriano crowded out by four defenders on the edge of the box. Santana can hack clear.

51
Dortmund's turn to attack. Gotze and Blaszczykowski combine, but are unable to see the ball on to Lewandowski. Shakhtar looking better all over the park since the break.

50
Alex with an opportunity this time. He has to take a touch to set himself, allowing Piszczek to get in a block. Dortmund now looking shaky at the back. Fernandinho the next to get through, but he is forced wide and sees Weidenfeller block at his feet.

49
Costa with another sight of goal. This time he can get a shot in. Adriano with great hold up play, before teeing up Costa. He drills across goal and inches wide of the post. Much better from Shakhtar.

48
Reus allowed to cut inside from the left. He finds the feet of Gotze, but he treads on the ball. Costa leads the Shakhtar charge. Great pace as he gets into the box, but can't get a shot away.

47
Shakhtar looking to get more men over halfway. Adriano links up with Costa, but the move then breaks down. The visitors have to get the ball into their striker more often.

46
Kehl has taken the armband for Dortmund. Weidenfeller began the night as their skipper. Hosts immediately onto the front foot, with Reus looking to slip through.

Dortmund get the second half underway.

Shakhtar also make a change, with Taison making way for Costa.

Change for Dortmund at the interval, with Kehl coming on in place of Bender.

The players are back out and we are ready for the off once more. Expecting to get a few more goals here.

Remember you can also bet in-play at Skybet.com. Shakhtar are 16/1 to claw back a 2-2 draw and take the tie to extra time. But Dortmund look in full control and Sky Bet go 9/2 that Lewandowski scores the next goal.

How do you see the second half going? Get your thoughts in to Chris.Burton@bskyb.com or @SkySportsChrisB.

Borussia Dortmund 2 Shakhtar Donetsk 0. The German champions in complete control.The visitors require a miracle if they are to make the quarter-finals.

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Hosts happy to go in two goals to the good. They are looking to see out the final few seconds. Shakhar create their best chance, with Fernandinho firing over a cross-shot which has to be parried behind. Shakhtar then waste another set-piece.

One minute of stoppage-time to be played.

45
Shakhtar not helping themselves. Pyatov tries to dink a pass to Rat, but ends up floating the ball over his head. Dortmund win an attacking throw without even trying.

44
Srna bursts down the right for Shakhtar. Positive from the skipper and his cross has to be nodded behind. Srna takes the set-piece. He finds Kucher at the back post. His initial header is blocked but the ball falls back to him, and he lashes over the top.

43
Lewandowski delays too long after being freed by Reus. He takes one too many touches and allows Hubschman to get back at him and block behind for a corner. Set-piece is only cleared as far as Piszczek, who hammers high into the stands from 20 yards out.

42
Reus with a clever move across the edge of the box. He is drifting into spaces where he isn't being picked up - in between Shakhatr's back four and their midfield. His efforts come to nothing.

41
Rakitskiy runs the ball out for Shakhtar. They do go long this time, and Dortmund can only half clear. No way through for Alex and he is soon chasing back towards his own goal.

40
Fernandinho forced to go backwards this time. He has seen as much of the ball as anyone for Shahktar, and he is a holding midfielder. Tells it's own story.

39
Dortmund still pressing inside the Shakhtar half. No chance of them shutting up shop and taking what they have. Shakhtar have to start forcing the issue. Fernandinho gives the ball away to Bender.

38
That should be game and tie over. Shakhtar now have a mountain to climb. Looking at Dortmund, they could get a few more yet and run riot. They look a top side.

37
GOAL DORTMUND - GOTZE. Lewandowski pulls wide to the right this time. He gets his head up and fizzes over a cross which Gotze attacks and is able to steer across goal and into the bottom corner.

36
Stats telling us that Dortmund have already played twice as many passes as Shakhtar. You would expect the home side to control things, but they are really dominating. Concerning for Shakhtar.

35
Reus eager to get the ball onto his right foot on the edge of the box. He manages to, but then sees a shot blocked at source. Corner to Dortmund. Santana gets another touch in the middle, but this time he can't leap high enough.

34
Blaszczkkowski drifts past Rat with ease. He drills over a cross, which is put put for a throw. Piszczek tries to go long, but Shakhtar deal with the aerial threat.

33
Taison can't pick out a run from Mkhitaryan. Shakhtar still dangerous going forward. Dortmund can now sit a little deeper. They are looking for a second, though. Piszczek halted in his tracks on this occasion.

32
Dortmund pressing again. Shakhtar rattled. They know that they now need at least two goals tonight if they are to keep their hopes alive. Big ask.

31
GOAL DORTMUND - SANTANA. The hosts break the deadlock and take complete control of the tie. The corner is swung into the box by Gotze and Santana rises above his man to power a header into the top corner. Pyatov rooted to the spot.

30
Home support take the volume up a notch. They have seen their side dominate, without really threatening. Game still hanging in the balance. As I say that, Gotze slips into the box and sees a shot flick off Rat and behind.

29
Dortmund slip back into their passing game. They are prepared to slow things down, mix up the pace. Shakhtar taking a bit of breather.

28
Piszczek flying forward again. He is picked out breaking into the box and has a clear sight of goal. He tries to knock the ball square rather than shoot and the opportunity is lost. Didn't back himself to hit the target. Should have done.

27
Taison drifts out to the right this time. Shakhtar work the ball back to the other side. Alex whips over a dangerous cross, which Subotic just about manages to nod clear.

26
Kucher pushing his luck. as Dortmund look to clear, he races in a with a high boot. Needles as Shakhtar had the hosts pegged back. Dortmund edge forward, and Schmelzer is felled by Fernandinho.

25
Better from Shakhtar as they push Dortmund back. Fernandinho works a yard inside the box, and sees a low effort deflected behind. Srna hangs over the set-piece, and Rakitskiy rises highest in the middle. He glances the ball away from goal.

24
One pass too many from Shakhatr inside their own half. Rakitskiy sends it out of play. Dortmund work the ball to Bender, but he sees his cross nodded to safety.

23
Dortmund seeing so much of the ball. Santana sends it long, but Srna is able to block off Gotze and prevent him from escaping down the Dortmund right.

22
Shakhtar allowing Dortmund far too much time on the ball inside their own half. The visitors are only interested when the hosts cross halfway.

21
Up at the other end. Shakhtar win a free-kick wide on their left. Schmelzer takes no chances as the ball is curled in and volleys over. Alex plays the corner short, and the visitors are forced backwards.

20
Rakitskiy clashes with Lewandowski. Dortmund striker goes to ground, but is waved back to his feet. Not a decision that is welcomed by the home support. Looking at it again, the Shakhtar defender hung out a leg and is fortunate.

19
Fernandinho cuts out a pass towards Reus, but concedes a corner. Reus over the set-piece himself, but his delivery is nodded clear at the near post. Dortmund with a number of plays pushed forward, but Shakhtar can't break on them.

18
Space for Bender to set his sights 25 yards from goal. Wild effort in the end from the Dortmund midfielder, as he fires high into the stands. Right choice, poor effort.

17
Sloppy from Taison as Shakhtar counter. He is looking along the line, but sets off far too early and when Adriano sends a pass in his direction he has drifted a good few yards offside. Flag goes up.

16
Gundogan involved for Dortmund as he looks right and then left. Nothing doing to start with. Eventually Schmelzer is freed down the left. He sends over a dangerous cross, which Gotze almost reaches.

15
Kucher cautioned for a cynical foul on Lewandowski. He hauled the Dortmund striker to the turf after seeing him slip past him. Kucher will need to tread carefully from now on.

14
Srna sent tumbling. Free-kick to Shakhtar inside their own half. Credit to the visitors, they are still trying to play their way forward. They haven't sent many long balls forward as yet.

13
Break in play as Kucher requires treatment. He hobbles off holding his shin, but should be okay to continue. Back underway, with Shakhtar returning the ball to Weidenfeller.

12
Gotze able to spin and face the goal 30 yards out. He slips a pass into the feet of Lewandowski, who has a sight of goal for a moment. The door is soon slammed in his face by Pyatov and Kucher. Brave defending.

11
Long throw from Piszczek, but he can only find the head of Rakitskiy. Shakhtar break at pace, with Mkhitaryan leading the charge. He opts to cross rather than shoot from inside the box, and sees Dortmund get players back.

10
Hubshman trips Reus as he drifts into space behind Srna. Dortmund take the free-kick short. They had the option to throw the ball into the box from wide on their left.

9
Kucher taking no prisoners as he crashes into Schmelzer. Nothing given. Tough but fair from the Shakhtar man. Dortmund once again look to their right, but the final ball lets them down.

8
Bender skips away from one challenge, but puts too much on a pass sprayed out to the right towards Piszczek. Shakhtar can't get out of their own half. Dortmund working very hard early on.

7
Shakhter prepared to play their way out from the back, but Dortmund are pressing much higher up the field. When the ball is sent down the left flank for Taison, his first touch lets him down.

6
Pyatov given plenty of time to hammer down field. Adriano unable to get a touch to a long ball forward. Dortmund back on the ball, and looking very comfortable on it.

5
Positive run from Gotze again, as he drifts down the right flank. He is able to force another corner. Dortmund take it short, but when they fire the ball into the box it is cleared. Santana fells Fernandino as Shakhtar attempt to edge away from their own box.

4
Blaszczykowski comes through Rat to get to the ball. Free-kick to Shakhtar inside their own half. Visitors yet to get going. Gotze is soon running the ball back at them. Piszczek fires over another cross, which is cleared.

3
Reus skips away from his man, before playing a one-two with Lewandowski. Reus hangs over a cross, which Kucher takes no chances with and nods behind. Schmelzer over the set-piece. Lewandowksi gets a head to the ball, but doesn't make great contact.

2
Piszczek pushes well forward, but can't free Gotze into space beyond him. Shakhtar able to break, but Adriano has three yellow shirts in front of him and his crowded out.

1
Schmelzer flies into an early challenge, sending the ball spinning out of play. Dortmund, when back in possession, look to get things on the deck. Both sides like to play their football.

Shakhtar get us up and running.

Champions League anthem rings out around the stadium. Bound to be a few nerves out there, but both sides have a great chance to edge a step closer to Wembley here.

Great atmosphere in Dortmund. The fans are ready, and the players are too. They are now in the tunnel and we are almost ready for the off. There will be further opportunities to offer feedback at half-time and at the final whistle.

Timal believes the hosts will prevail tonight, saying: "BVB one of best in the league this season for me. They will win tonight 2-0. Lewendoski will start scoring & then Gotze will score second. Here we go BVB."

Tonight's referee is Damir Skomina from Slovenia.

Shakhtar Donetsk team: Pyatov, Kucher, Rat, Rakitskiy, Hubschman, Fernandinho, Teixeira, Srna, Adriano, Mkhitaryan, Taison SUBS: Kanibolotskiy, Kryvtsov, Stepanenko, Kobin, Gai, Costa, Eduardo.

Borussia Dortmund team: Weidenfeller, Subotic, Piszczek, Santana, Schmelzer, Bender, Gundogan, Gotze, Reus, Blaszczykowski, Lewandowski SUBS: Langerak, Kehl, Leitner, Sahin, Grosskreutz, Bittencourt, Schieber.

You can also bet in-play throughout the game at Skybet.com. Dortmund start as strong favourites at 4/7, with Shakhtar 9/2 and the draw 16/5. You can get 40/1 on the visitors to go through on penalties.

Dortmund have been tipped by some to go all the way, so should we expect them to sail through? Can Shakhtar spring a surprise? Who will be the men to watch? Let me know your thoughts.

Feel free to offer your opinion on tonight's game by contacting me direct at Chris.Burton@bskyb.com or @SkySportsChrisB.

Dortmund will feel that two away goals offer them the upper-hand, but Shakhtar are a forward-thinking outfit and will not be daunted by the challenge which awaits them in Germany.

The two sides played out a 2-2 draw in the initial meeting in the Ukraine, meaning there is still all to play for.

Welcome to the BVB Stadion for our coverage of tonight's UEFA Champions League last-16 second leg encounter between Borussia Dortmund and Shakhtar Donetsk.

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