Shakhtar Donetsk and Dinamo Zagreb will meet at 12.55. Tuesday, October 22, at Metalist Stadium, day 3 of the group stage of the Champions League. Dinamo Zagreb have lost 2-0 to Manchester City. For his part, Shakhtar Donetsk had three points thanks to a 2-1 win over Atalanta in his previous stage.
Currently, Dinamo Zagreb (three points) is second in Group C behind Man City (six points), while Shakhtar Donetsk (three points) ranks third in the group. Remember that only the top two teams in the group will advance to the elimination phase.
A victory of Shakhtar Donetsk will push them in front of Dinamo Zagreb. We will see if Dinamo Zagreb can defend itself.
Shakhtar vs Dynamo Zagreb. The Donetsk club will continue the fight for the Champions League standings in Kharkov.
- Who: Shakhtar Donetsk vs. Dinamo Zagreb
- When: Tuesday at 12:55 p.m. ET
- Where: Metalist Stadium
- Follow: CBS Sports App
Both teams played in national championship games over the weekend. Luis Castro and Nenad Bjelica both actively use the rotation of the team, which makes an optimal approach to the matches of the Champions League impossible. And the level of the reserve teams is only sufficient for the national championship. Yes, Dynamo Zagreb beat Gorizia on the pitch. Meanwhile, Shakhtar destroyed Kolos 6: 0.
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The main player of the visiting team should be considered as forward Mislav Oršić. He has already scored 12 goals in 15 appearances since the beginning of the season. He sent three goals to the doors of Atalanta. Then, if the miners stop it, they will minimize the tension of the potential target.
“When we start a game, we only see it under the prism of victory, and we understand that Dynamo also wants to win, the statistics of the game mean nothing to me, and what is important to me is how my players are organized. ” . and what they will show on the ground. We will know it soon, “said Shakhtar’s head coach.
The teams faced each other five times. Shakhtar won two matches in the 2008 UEFA Champions League group stage. Shakhtar and Dynamo Zagreb played three more times in friendlies: the miners won twice and one match ended in a draw.