Manchester City go through to next round of the Champions League as they finish top of Group C despite points shared with Shakhtar Donesk. Ilkay Gundogan gave City the lead after half-time, side-footing home after some fine footwork from Gabriel Jesus gave him the space to finish.
But Shakhtar, who had shipped 12 goals without reply in their past three meetings with City, stayed in the game and substitute Manor Solomon levelled with his first touch when he met Dodo’s pull-back from the right.
City, missing record scorer Sergio Aguero with a thigh injury, were not at full flow going forward despite Kevin de Bruyne’s energy in midfield and the industry of Jesus in the final third.
The Brazilian striker did not manage a touch inside the Shakhtar area in the first half, and his only efforts at goal were a tame header and a shot that was blocked. His hard work did create chances for others, however, and, as well as teeing up Gundogan’s goal, he set up substitute David Silva for a shot that was cleared off the line.