Shakhtar arrived in Istanbul

After spending hour and a half in the air, the plane with the players and coaching staff on board landed in Istanbul.

The arrival of Shakhtar has caused an active interest among the Turkish media. At the airport, the team were met by a lot of journalists, photographers and cameramen. Traditionally, the Pitmen’s head coach Mircea Lucescu was very popular among the media representatives.

After all the necessary customs procedures, the Pitmen boarded the bus to go to a hotel. The team located in the Asian part of the city.

On July 27, the players will hold an evening training session, the first 15 minutes of which will be open to journalists. Straight before the session, there will be Mircea Lucescu’s press conference ahead of Shakhtar’s first match with Fenerbahce in the third qualifying round of the Champions League. The game will begin on July 28 at 21:00.