U19. Shakhtar vs Real Madrid: preview

In the 5th round of the UEFA Youth League, the Pitmen will be receiving Real Madrid at home. We bring you the meeting preview.

November 25, Morshyn, Medik stadium, 13:00
Live broadcast on Futbol 2 TV channel


Real Madrid U19 have been leading in their domestic league. The Meringues claimed eight wins, suffered one defeat and drew three times. On November 21, in the round 21 meeting, the Madrid team beat Rayo Vallecano 2-1.

Before the match

After four rounds, PSG top the group with 7 points. The second and third spots are occupied by Real Madrid and Malmo, having 6 and 5 points respectively. The Pitmen are one point adrift of Malmo.

Before the game against Real Madrid, Shakhtar defeated Oleksandriya in the Ukrainian championship.

Match background

Shakhtar and Real Madrid met for the first time on September 15, 2015. The match in Madrid ended 4-0 in favour of the hosts. Ashraf Hakimi, Christian Sedres, Aleyks Febas and Alejandro Salto put their names on the scoresheet.

Interesting facts

- Shakhtar approach the game against Real Madrid after a six-match unbeaten run.

- On 21 November, Shakhtar midfielder Andriy Korobenko debuted for the first team in a match against Lutsk-based Volyn in the Ukrainian Premier League.