2019-20 UEFA Europa League – Shakhtar Donetsk vs Benfica Preview & Prediction
When does Shakhtar Donetsk vs Benfica kick off? Thursday 20th February, 2020 – 17:55 (UK)
Where is Shakhtar Donetsk vs Benfica being played? Oblasny SportKomplex Metalist
What TV channel is Shakhtar Donetsk vs Benfica on in the UK? BT Sport have the rights to UEFA Europa League matches in the UK, so it is worth checking their schedule
Where can I stream Shakhtar Donetsk vs Benfica in the UK? Subscribers can stream the match live on the BT Sport website & app
Where can I get tickets for Shakhtar Donetsk vs Benfica? Tickets for this match can still be purchased here!
What was the score in the last meeting between Shakhtar Donetsk & Benfica? Shakhtar Donetsk 1-2 Benfica
THE TEAM NEWS
Predicted line-up (4-2-3-1): Pyatov; Bolbat, Kryvtsov, Matviyenko, Ismaily; Stepanenko, Alan Patrick; Tete, Marlos, Taison; Junior Moraes
Unavailable: Dodo (Suspended), Dentinho (Injured), Solomon (Injured)
Predicted line-up (4-4-2): Vlachodimos; Tomas Tavares, Ruben Dias, Francisco Ferreira, Alex Grimaldo; Pizzi, Samaris, Florentino Luis, Rafa Silva; Seferovic, Chiquinho
Unavailable: Zivkovic (Out of favour), Jardel (Injured), Gabriel (Injured), Weigl (Injured)
Doubtful: Andre Almeida (Injured)
Shakhtar Donetsk fell short in their quest to progress to the next stage of the Champions League and had to settle for a spot in the Europa League. They were handed a tough draw against Benfica but with the visitors losing their last two league matches, the hosts should be able to avoid defeat.