Shakhtar vs Istanbul Basaksehir: pre-match events

Tuesday, August 23, 2016



Ahead of the upcoming return leg of the Europa League play-off round Shakhtar vs Istanbul Basaksehir the teams will hold press conferences and training sessions

All events will take place on August 24 at the Arena Lviv.

A press conference of the Shakhtar head coach Paulo Fonseca and Pitmen's midfielder Taison will start at 4:30 pm. The fans can watch the live broadcast of the Orange-and-Blacks talk with the press on the club's official Facebook page or Shakhtar's YouTube channel. At 5 pm, the Donetsk team will hold a pre-match training session, with the first 15 minutes open to media.

Istanbul Basaksehir coach Abdullah Avci, and one of his players will answer questions at 6:30 pm. At 7 pm the Turks will try out the pitch of the Arena Lviv. The starting 15 minutes of the training session will be open to the press.