Shakhtar

Ukrainian Premier League

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Saturday, November 5, 2022 3:00 PM
Arena Lviv

Inhulets

Preview

November 5, Lviv, Arena Lviv, 15:00
Live broadcast will be available on Setanta Sports+

Match build-up

Shakhtar enjoy an unbeaten run in the championship, having won 6 matches out of 8 and ending 2 meets in draw. Igor Jovicevic’s side earned 20 points (goal difference: 18–5) and took the second spot in the tournament table. Saturday’s game will be the third one in a week for the Miners: they shared points in the previous round with Oleksandriia (2-2) and played the closing match of the Champions League group stage following which they got the right to continue the season in the Europa League.

The Pitmen will lack Lucas Taylor in the game with Inhulets due to disqualification.

Opponents

Inhulets haven’t won yet in the current championship, having gained only 4 points in 8 games (goal difference: 7–11) and claiming the penultimate 15th spot in the UPL. The Petrove-based team gained points only in away matches at the season start; having played in draw with Metalist (1-1), Chornomorets (1-1) and Kolos (0-0), Serhii Lavrynenko’s men is currently the only team that managed to stop the league leader Dnipro-1 (2-2).

The brace scorer against Dnipro-based team – 19-Year-old defender Artem Smoliakov – was sent off in the next match against Kryvbas (1-2) and now he will skip the meet with the Miners.

Match background

Shakhtar have 4 wins over Inhulets (one of which is a win by default) in 4 matches in the Ukrainian League. Total goal difference: 7-1 in favour of the Orange-and-Blacks.

Previous meeting

On November 28, 2021, Inhulets and Shakhtar met at the Zirka stadium in Kropyvnytskyi. They scored in the 21nd minute in this difficult matchup: Tete brought a minimal victory to the Miners with shot from outside the penalty area – 1-0.

Shakhtar vs Inhulets match will be officiated by the judging panel headed by Oleksandr Shandor. Assistants: Oleksandr Korniiko and Viktor Nyzhnyk. VAR system will be used during the game.

Shakhtar Vs. Inhulets history

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P TEAM P W D L F A PNT
1 Dnipro-1 14 11 2 1 31 10 35
2 Shakhtar 13 9 3 1 29 11 30
3 Dynamo 15 9 3 3 24 13 30
4 Zorya 15 8 4 3 32 22 28
5 Oleksandriia 13 7 3 3 23 19 24
6 Kolos 15 5 5 5 14 18 20
7 Metalist 1925 14 4 6 4 13 17 18
8 Kryvbas 15 5 3 7 11 16 18
9 Vorskla 15 5 3 7 18 20 18
10 Veres 15 5 2 8 17 20 17
11 Metalist 15 4 4 7 15 23 16
12 Minaj 14 3 5 6 10 15 14
13 Rukh 13 3 4 6 15 20 13
14 Inhulets 14 3 4 7 12 18 13
15 Chornomorets 14 2 4 8 8 18 10
16 Lviv 14 2 3 9 9 21 9