Shakhtar win seventh Ukrainian title

Ukraine's reigning champions Shakhtar Donetsk retained their title on Thursday - their seventh in all - with a 3-0 home win over minnows Aleksandria.

Brazilian striker Willian, Armenian midfielder Genrikh Mkhitaryan and Yevgeny Seleznov scored for Donetsk taking the hosts to 79 points from 30 matches to finish four points ahead of second-placed Dynamo Kiev.

Metalists Kharkiv finished third with 59 points.