U19. Malmo vs Shakhtar: preview

In the 3rd round of the UEFA Youth League group stage, Shakhtar will play Malmo, Sweden. We bring you the match preview.

October 21, Sweden, Malmo, Malmo Idrottsplats stadium, 16:30*

The opponents started in the group stage with opposite results. Shakhtar lost to Real Madrid and PSG. In turn, Malmo drew away with the Parisians (0-0), claiming a home win against Real Madrid (1-0). The Swedes have gained four points.

UEFA Youth League 2015/16. Group A

Team G W D L GS GC +/- P
PSG 2 1 1 0 4 1 3 4
Malmo 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 4
Real Madrid 2 1 0 1 4 1 3 3
Shakhtar 2 0 0 2 1 8 -7 0

Match officials

Referee - Svein-Erik Edvartsen (Norway)
Assistant referees - Magnus Lundberg, Jan Erik Engan (both - Norway)
Fourth official - Per Melin (Sweden)


In the group stage games, both teams have scored goals. Oleksandr Zubkov notched up one in the game against PSG. Isak Redzic brought Malmo a win over Madrid.


Both sides have no suspended players, so all the players can take part in the match. The Pitmen’s head coach Serhiy Kovalev took the following footballers to Sweden:

goalkeepers: Valeriy Dubrovin, Mykyta Romanov;

defenders: Dmytro Shevchenko, Ivan Semenikhin, Mykola Matviyenko;

midfielders: Yuri Senytskyi, Andriy Korobenko, Artur Avagimyan, Murat Khachaev, Illya Putrya, Dmytro Topalov, Volodymyr Yakymets;

forwards: Ihor Sukhanynskyi, Giorgi Arabidze, Vladyslav Bugai, Oleksandr Zubkov, Andriy Boryachuk.

*Ukrainian time (EET)