UEFA Champions League 2018-19 – Hoffenheim vs Shakhtar Donetsk Preview

AT A GLANCE

When does Hoffenheim vs Shakhtar Donetsk kick off? Tuesday 27th November, 20:00 (UK)

Where is Hoffenheim vs Shakhtar Donetsk being played? WIRSOL Rhein-Neckar-Arena

What television channel is Hoffenheim vs Shakhtar Donetsk on? BT Sport EXTRA 4

Where can I stream Hoffenheim vs Shakhtar Donetsk? BT Sport subscribers can stream the match online via the BT Sport website

Are tickets still available for Hoffenheim vs Shakhtar Donetsk?

Hoffenheim – https://www.achtzehn99.de/tickets/online-kaufen?utm_source=homepage&utm_medium=link&utm_content=header&utm_campaign=ticketing

Shakhtar Donetsk – https://shakhtar.com/en/tickets/matches/

HEAD-TO-HEAD
All-time meetings: D1

THE TEAM NEWS

HOFFENHEIM

Predicted line-up (3-4-3): Baumann; Vogt, Bicakcic, Akpoguma; Kaderabek, Demirbay, Bittencourt, Schulz; Belfodil, Joelinton, Belfodil

Unavailable: Hubner (Injured), Amiri (Injured), Geiger (Injured), Rupp (Injured), Grillitsch (Injured), Nuhu (Suspended)

Doubtful:

SHAKHTAR DONETSK

Predicted line-up (4-2-3-1): Pyatov; Danchenko, Kryvtsov, Rakitskiy, Ismaily; Maycon, Stepanenko; Wellington Nem, Kovalenko, Taison; Junior Moraes

Unavailable: Kudryk (Injured), Ordets (Injured), Malyshev (Injured), Tankovskiy (Injured), Marlos (Injured)

Doubtful: Butko (Injured), Matviyenko (Injured), Stepanenko (Illness)

THE PREDICTION

These two sides played out a 2-2 draw when they met in September but Shakhtar Donetsk have taken just one point from their last four away matches in the Champions League. Hoffenheim have not won any of their three home games in the competition but they should be fancied to do so on Tuesday.