Kolos

Vadym Milko (37) Vitalii Havrysh (67, pen.) Vadym Milko (76)

Ukrainian Premier League

3 - 4

Sunday, March 8, 2020 5:00 PM
Obolon-Arena

Shakhtar

Taison (12, pen.) Junior Moraes (31) Tete (60) Junior Moraes (81)

Preview

March 8, Kyiv, Obolon-Arena, 17:00

Live broadcast on Futbol 1

 

Before the match

 

The victory over Kolos may be the best gift not only for beautiful fans on the International Women's Day, but also for the Miners themselves who will fly to Germany for the first leg vs Wolfsburg this coming week, and it is better to do it in a great mental form. On Wednesday, Luis Castro’s men proved themselves in the match vs Dnipro-1 by claiming a 4-1 win and deserving the manager’s praise.

 

Before the 22nd round, they are 13 points clear of Zorya, with the Luhansk side losing to Desna yesterday and with Dynamo returning to the second place, so the champions have the opportunity to extend their lead. This is doubly important because on the next two weekends the Orange-and-Blacks will meet with their pursuers along with the Europa League clash.

 

Ticketing information

 

Opponents

 

Two clubs - Kolos and Mariupol - are competing for the last spot among the top six and the opportunity to join the group of the strongest sides in the second stage. The Kovalivka team are one point ahead of the Azov team who are facing much tougher opponents in this round. At the same time, meeting with the champions can serve as extra motivation, along with the desire to do their best after suffering a devastating defeat in the first round.

 

Kolos’ midfielder Yevhen Zadoya has been suspended after his being sent off in the meeting with Dynamo. At the Olimpiyskiy, Ruslan Kostyshin’s men lost 0-2, previously defeating Oleksandriia and Karpaty 2-1. For 13 rounds in a row, the Kovalivka side have not been tied a single time.

 

Head-to-head record

 

This season, the teams have first met in the Championship. In October, Shakhtar demolished Kolos 6-0 in Kharkiv. In the first half, they scored 5 goals (Moraes, Konoplyanka, Dodo, a brace by Taison), with Moraes sealing the win one hour into the game.

Kolos Vs. Shakhtar history

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Ukrainian Premier League

Sun 08

Mar 2020

17:00

Obolon-Arena

Referee: Yaroslav Kozyk

Man of the Match

Moraes
Junior Moraes
P TEAM P W D L F A PNT
1 Shakhtar 23 19 2 2 59 15 59
2 Zorya 23 14 4 5 40 18 46
3 Dynamo 23 14 4 5 45 18 46
4 Desna 23 13 4 6 37 16 43
5 Oleksandriia 23 12 4 7 34 25 40
6 Dnipro-1 23 8 4 11 28 34 28
7 Kolos 23 8 2 13 27 43 26
8 Mariupol 23 6 7 10 21 37 25
9 Lviv 23 5 6 12 17 36 21
10 Vorskla 23 6 3 14 16 39 21
11 Olimpik 23 5 4 14 18 38 19
12 Karpaty 23 2 8 13 18 41 14