Shakhtar left for the game against Braga

Wednesday, September 28, 2016



Tomorrow, the Pitmen are to take part in the Europa League group stage round 2 game against CS Braga

At 10:20 On Wednesday morning, the plane with the Donetsk team on board took off to head for Lviv. An hour later, the Orange-and-Blacks landed at the Danylo Halytskyi International Airport. Shakhtar head coach Paulo Fonseca took 21 players for the game vs the Portuguese side:

goalkeepers: Andriy Pyatov, Yevhen Grytsenko, Oleh Kudryk;
defenders: Olexandr Kucher, Bohdan Butko, Vasyl Kobin, Darijo Srna, Ivan Ordets, Serhii Kryvtsov, Ismaily;
midfielders: Maksym Malyshev, Viktor Kovalenko, Taras Stepanenko, Marlos, Fred, Bernard, Dentinho, Taison;
forwards: Andrii Boriachuk, Eduardo, Facundo Ferreyra.

In the afternoon, Shakhtar will take part in the traditional pre-match media activities.

At 16:30, a press conference of Paulo Fonseca and defender Ivan Ordets kicks off. Live stream will be available in the club’s official Facebook account. At 17:00, the Donetsk team will hold a training session, the first 15 minutes of which will be available for media coverage.

Let us remind you that the Shakhtar vs Braga meeting takes place at the Arena Lviv on September 29. It kicks off at 20:00.

You can buy tickets for this match at the stadium ticket office, online on and partner sites (,