Karpaty

Ukrainian Premier League

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Saturday, November 2, 2019 2:00 PM
Ukraina

Shakhtar

Andriy Boryachuk (10) Viktor Kovalenko (58) Tete (65)

Preview

November 2, Lviv, Ukrayina, 14:00
Live broadcast on the 2+2 TV channel
 
Before the match
 
Shakhtar are the undisputed league leaders. Despite the goalless draw vs Oleksandriia in the previous round, the Miners are still 10 points clear of Dynamo. The Orange-and-Blacks scored the most goals (36) and conceded the fewest goals (6).
 
In August, Luis Castro’s men already played in Lviv, celebrating a 2-0 win. This time, at a different stadium, they are to play Karpaty. Interestingly, the team’s winning streak against all opponents in this city began under Mircea Lucescu (May 2016), currently including 24 matches.
  
Opponents
 
Karpaty go 2 points clear of the bottom-of-the-table Vorskla and Lviv. In 12 rounds, the Green-and-Whites claimed two wins, tied four times and suffered six defeats. The players were prepared for the season by Oleksandr Chyzhevskyi, under his leadership the Lviv team played six games in the summer. Before the 7th round, the former Olimpik manager Roman Sanzhar was appointed as the new manager. He made his debut in the home victory over Vorskla, but then Karpaty lost to Dnipro-1, Kolos, and Oleksandriia, also being tied in a derby vs Lviv, and taking points away from Dynamo last weekend (1-1).
 
Head-to-head record
 
The opponents had 53 league encounters: Shakhtar proved stronger in 36 of them, Karpaty won on 9 occasions and drew 8 times having the goal difference of 115–36. The Miners won exactly a half of the games on Lviv’s field (13 out of 26), along with 4 draws and 9 defeats (45–26).
 
Previous league meeting
 
On August 4, as part of the 2nd round, Shakhtar demolished Karpaty 3-0 in Kharkiv. In the 40th minute, Marlos scored a goal vs Pidkivka after a great assist by Patrick, Moraes doubled the score just before the break, and in the 63rd minute Ismaily orchestrated a move with Marlos and rounded it off with a goal himself.

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Ukrainian Premier League

Sat 02

Nov 2019

14:00

Ukraina

Referee: Ihor Paskhal

Man of the Match

Tete
Tete
P TEAM P W D L F A PNT
1 Shakhtar 14 13 1 0 40 6 40
2 Zorya 14 8 4 2 29 12 28
3 Desna 14 8 3 3 21 8 27
4 Dynamo 14 8 3 3 28 9 27
5 Oleksandriia 14 7 3 4 17 14 24
6 Mariupol 14 4 5 5 14 21 17
7 Olimpik 14 4 3 7 12 23 15
8 Kolos 14 4 2 8 10 27 14
9 Dnipro-1 14 3 3 8 14 22 12
10 Karpaty 14 2 5 7 11 21 11
11 Lviv 14 3 2 9 10 24 11
12 Vorskla 14 2 2 10 9 28 8