Shakhtar internationals: follow the fixtures

Wednesday, October 10, 2018



11 Miners will help their national teams in the nearest games

A friendly and competitive games

7 Shakhtar players left to join the Ukraine national team: the goalkeeper Andriy Pyatov; the defenders Yaroslav Rakits’kyy, Sergii Kryvtsov, Bohdan Butko and Mykola Matviienko; along with the midfielders Taras Stepanenko and Marlos. On Monday, the team gathered in Kyiv and held an introductory training session, and on Tuesday they have arrived in Genoa to play a friendly game against Italy on October 10 (21:45, live broadcast on Futbol 1 channel). After the friendly match, the Ukrainians will fly to Kharkiv to start preparing for the UEFA Nations League game vs the Czech Republic, which kicks off at 21:45 at the OSK Metalist on October 16.
Georgia national team featuring a Miner David Khocholava will have two fixtures in the UEFA Nations League: on October 13 in Tbilisi, Vladimir Weiss’s men will meet with Andorra (19:00) and on October 16, in Riga, they will take on Latvia (21:45).
Youth caps
The Ukraine U21 team will have decisive matches of the Euro 2019 qualifying stage. On October 12, the Blue-and-Yellows will receive Scotland at Obolon-Arena in Kyiv (19:00, live broadcast on Futbol 1 channel), and on October 16, they will finish their group stage performance with an away game vs the Netherlands (19:30). The Shakhtar midfielder Viktor Kovalenko and the Shakhtar U21 defender Valerii Bondar went to join the Ukraine U21 team.
Brazil U20 continue preparing for the 2019 South American Youth Football Championship. Shortly, Carlos Amadeu's team will hold two friendly games - on October 13 and October 15 they will play vs Chile. The Shakhtar midfielder Marquinhos Cipriano is among the footballers capped for the friendlies.