Shakhtar arrives in Istanbul
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
The Pitmen went to their first leg match of the Europa League play-off round
The plane with the party of the Donetsk team on board headed for Istanbul on the morning of August 17. At 12:20 am Shakhtar landed in Turkey's largest airport.
Head coach Paulo Fonseca brought 22 players to Istanbul:
goalkeepers: Andriy Pyatov, Mykyta Shevchenko, Oleh Kudryk;
defenders: Olexandr Kucher, Darijo Srna, Yaroslav Rakitskyy, Ivan Ordets, Sergii Kryvtsov, Bohdan Butko, Ismaily;
midfielders: Taras Stepanenko, Maksym Malyshev, Viktor Kovalenko, Marlos, Fred, Wellington Nem, Tyson, Dentinho, Andriy Totovytskyi;
forwards: Yevhen Seleznov, Eduardo, Facundo Ferreyra.
The traditional media events are planned for the evening. At 6:30 pm there will be a press conference of Paulo Fonseca and Andriy Pyatov. And at 7 pm Shakhtar players will try out the turf on Basaksehir Fatih Terim Stadium.