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

AT A GLANCE

When does Shakhtar Donetsk vs Lyon kick off? Wednesday 12th December, 20:00 (UK)

Where is Shakhtar Donetsk vs Lyon being played? Oblasny SportKomplex Metalist

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

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

Are tickets still available for Shakhtar Donetsk vs Lyon?

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

Lyon – https://billetterie.ol.fr/?utm_source=olweb&utm_medium=pre-home&utm_content=pre-home-bloc&utm_campaign=olweb-permanent&_ga=2.185369961.1364713609.1537192625-821262995.1537192625

HEAD-TO-HEAD
All-time meetings: N/A

THE TEAM NEWS

SHAKHTAR DONETSK

Predicted line-up (4-2-3-1): Pyatov; Matviyenko, Khocholava, Kryvtsov, Ismaily; Alan Patrick, Stepanenko; Maycon, Taison, Marlos; Junior Moraes

Unavailable: Kudryk (Injured), Ordets (Injured), Tankovskiy (Injured), Rakitskiy (Injured), Fernando (Injured)

Doubtful: Malyshev (Injured), Dentinho (Injured)

LYON

Predicted line-up (3-4-3): Lopes; Denayer, Marcelo, Marcal; Rafael, Ndombele, Aouar, Mendy; Fekir, Dembele, Depay

Unavailable: Gouiri (Injured), Cornet (Injured)

Doubtful: Ndombele (Injured), Pape Diop (Injured)

THE PREDICTION

Shakhtar are playing in Kyiv this time due to the political unrest in Ukraine so that may upset their preparations somewhat. They are typically strong when playing at home but the change in venue may suit Lyon who will also enjoying playing on the counter and expect both teams to score here.