The meeting starts at 22:00
Miner announced the starting lineup that will play in the match with Porto in the first round of the group round Champions League 2023/24.
Goalkeeper Dmitry Riznyk will start in the first minutes. Defenders Stav Lemkin and Novatus Miroshi will also play in the starting lineup. The Tanzanian moved to Shakhtar on loan from Belgian Zulte Waregem in September and will make his debut for the Miners.
Shakhtar squad: Riznyk, Hemp, Lemkin, Rakitsky, Miroshi, Stepanenko, Sudakov, Zubkov, Nazarina, Sikan, Kelsey.
Spares: Azarov, Bondarenko, Eginaldu, Gocholeishvili, Kashchuk, Castillo, Kozik, Kryskiv, Ocheretko, Puzankov, Rudko, Vyunnik.
Let us remind you that Donetsk Shakhtar’s squad for the match against Porto did not include three central defenders – Nikolai Matvienko, Valery Bondar and Dmitry Chigrinsky. Miners head coach Patrick van Leeuwen said that the team has enough players who can replace those who dropped out.
The match between Shakhtar and Porto will take place in Hamburg. About 46 thousand fans out of 51 thousand available seats will watch the match at the Volksparkstadion. The meeting starts at 22:00 Kyiv time. The match will be judged by the Italian team of referees led by Davide Massa.
🧡⚒ Shakhtar warehouse for the match @ChampionsLeague z “Porto”.
Bless us with success 🙌🏻 Go ahead, Shakhtar!
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