Man. City vs Shakhtar Donetsk : Manchester City hosts Shakhtar Donetsk in a UEFA Champions League group stage match on Kickoff from Etihad Stadium in Manchester is scheduled. Man. City vs Shakhtar Donetsk Live.
The two sides previously faced one another in a group stage fixture on Oct. 23. Manchester City won the contest 3-0.
Man City enters the contest leading Group F with six points accumulated through three matches played. The English Premier League-leading side has won each of its last five fixtures across all competitions. The latest victory was a 6-1 romping of Southampton this past weekend in a league match.
Since losing to City in its previous Champions League game, Shakhtar Donetsk has rattled off four straight wins across all competitions. Most recently, the club beat Dynamo Kyiv 2-1 in the Ukranian Premier League, where Shakhtar Donetsk is in first place with a 12-1-1 record and 37 points accumulated.
Manchester City’s under-19s face Shakhtar Donetsk in the UEFA Youth League this afternoon with their continued participation in the competition hanging in the balance.
The young Blues – who reached the semi-finals last season – slipped to defeats against Lyon and Hoffenheim in the opening two matchdays before drawing away at Shakhtar last time out.”We played Lyon out here and we were in the middle of the injury crisis there,” coach Paul Harsley said.”We went behind and got ourselves back into it and could and should have got level.
“The scores look bad but it was us going for it and then we go to Shakhtar, had all the ball, couldn’t find the back of the net, went down to ten men with Felix [Nmecha]’s red card and then we’re pushing again to try and get back in the game.”
he game will be played in the Ukraine on Tuesday 23 October at 8pm (BST).Fans based in the UK can tune in via BT Sport 3, while viewers around the world are invited to check out our global TV listings below, courtesy of livesoccertv.com.
Juventus can secure qualification through to the knockout stages with a win over Manchester United, as can Manchester City with victory over Shakhtar Donetsk.
These are the four Champions League groups in action:
Bayern Munich is hoping it fares better in November than October, when it failed to impress despite bouncing back from a four-game winless run with four wins in a row.
Bayern can quell talk of a crisis with a commanding performance against AEK Athens and can even reach the knockout stages with a win if Benfica loses to visiting Ajax in the other group game.