Game vs Oleksandriya ahead

Tuesday, October 25, 2016



Shakhtar join in the 2016/17 Ukrainian Cup competition. On October 26, the current cup winners will take on Oleksandriya in the Last 16 at the Arena Lviv

The team of Paulo Fonseca are approaching the match in an excellent mood after two spectacular wins in the Europa League and the Ukrainian championship. Ahead of the cup tie, Shakhtar held a training session at Sviatoshyn base. Today’s session lasted for ninety minutes. After a rather lengthy session, the Donetsk team worked on tactics and playing set pieces. Wellington Nem, Viktor Kovalenko, Vasyl Kobin and Vyacheslav Shevchuk trained individually.

Next on their schedule, the Orange-and-Blacks have lunch and some rest. The flight to Lviv is scheduled for 20:30 EET.

Let us remind you that Shakhtar will play two games over five days in Lviv. Tomorrow, the Pitmen are taking on Oleksandriya in the Ukrainian Cup at 19:30. On October 29, the league leaders will take on Chornomorets Odesa in the Premier League round 13.

You can buy tickets for the above games at the stadium ticket office, online at and on partner sites (, as well as in retail outlets in Lviv ( Interpress, Vysokyi Zamok and OT-OT kiosks).