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Sunday, October 16, 2022 5:00 PM
October 16, Lviv, Arena Lviv, 17:00
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Shakhtar heads for the UPL without defeat at the start of the season. Having opened the Championship with a draw with Metalist 1925 (0-0), the Orange-and-Blacks won 4 subsequent matches against Kryvbas (1-0), Rukh (1-0), Chornomorets (2-1) and Metalist (6-1). Before the Matchday 7, Donetsk natives are ranked 2nd in the table (13 points, goal difference: 10–2) with 2 points behind the leading Dnipro-1.
In parallel, the Miners are fighting to leave the Champions League group. After the win on a road over Leipzig (4-1) and a draw with Celtic (1-1), Igor Jovicevic's team held 2 matches with the current trophy winner Real Madrid in October. After suffering a minimal defeat at the Santiago Bernabeu (1-2), Shakhtar played a bright home match in Warsaw on Tuesday and was close to winning, but lost it in the final seconds (1-1).
Dynamo started the Championship by defeating Dnipro-1 (0-3) and Zorya (2-3), but then Kyivans had 3 consecutive victories over Lviv (1-0), Mynai (1-0) and Rukh (3-0). After 5 matches played, they have 9 points and hold the 8th place in the table. As what concerns the European Cups, the affairs of Mircea Lucescu's mentees are not getting well at the moment: 4 losses in matches with Fenerbahce (1-2), Cypriot AEK (0-1) and Rennes (1-2 and 0-1 ) in the group stage of the Europa League. Dynamo no longer have a chance of reaching the playoffs of the tournament, although they can still compete to get into the Conference League.
The personnel losses of Dynamo include the injured goalkeepers Bushchan and Boyko, who are replaced in the frame by 20-year-old Neshcheret. Severe injuries will not allow Supriaha and Shaparenko to play.
Shakhtar and Dynamo played 68 matches between themselves in the Ukrainian Championship and achieved exactly the same results: both teams have 25 victories on the balance, another 18 meetings ended in draws. The overall goal difference is also equal: 82–82.
On October 3, 2021, Dynamo and Shakhtar met at the NSC Olimpiyskiy. The match passed with almost no goal moments and naturally ended with a score of 0-0.
The Shakhtar vs Dynamo match will be judged by a team of referees headed by Kateryna Monzul. Assistants – Maryna Striletska and Svitlana Hrushko. The game will be powered by a VAR system.
Shakhtar Vs. Dynamo history
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