Feyenoord vs Shakhtar: match preview Champions League

Shakhtar will meet with Feyenoord in the match of the 3rd round of the group stage of the Champions League. The match will take place on October 17 at stadium De Kuip.

iSport.ua presents to your attention the preview of the game Feyenoord vs Shakhtar.

The situation in the group

In the opening two rounds decided the clear favorite of the Quartet F. They became Manchester city. He lost and Shakhtar (0:2), and Feyenoord (0:4). In a parallel game the English will face off against Italian Napoli.

In the asset “miners“ also has one victory over Napoli (2:1). We can confidently say that the Donetsk club will fight for the second place of the group.

Feyenoord in turn, we lost twice, because for them the encounter with our team will be able to catch at least place in the Europa League. Third defeat in a row is extremely complicate the lives of wards of Giovanni van Bronckhorst.

On the eve of

The Ukrainian club was relegated to the Netherlands the day before the match. The flight team took about three hours. Together with the first team in Rotterdam flew the leaders of the “orange-blacks“, a group of journalists and Shakhtar (U-19). The last will play their match with their peers from Feyenoord, also on 17 November in the framework of the UEFA Youth League.

The day before the meeting there were also mediastinal. The day the media representatives spoke to Giovanni van Bronckhorst and Jean-Paul Boetius, and in the late afternoon the journalists ‘ questions answered Paulo Fonseca and Fred, after which the Ukrainian club held an open training session at the stadium De Kuip.


“The match against Feyenoord will be a tough game for us. We know the level of the Dutch, respect our opponents and hope for a good game. As always, in the Champions League I expect an open match where both teams want to play, to dominate and possess the ball,“ said Paulo Fonseca at the pre-match press conference.

The head coach of Feyenoord , Giovanni van Bronckhorst believes that meeting our team will be crucial for them in group cycle:

“Shakhtar are a very strong team, she played in two opening games very well. We will not be easy. Can’t say that this is a match of life. We have shown poor results in two rounds starting, so understand that we need to give 100% to achieve a particular result.“

Statistics of meetings

Shakhtar have never met Feyenoord. Ukrainian clubs only Dynamo Kiev and Zarya Lugansk has experience with the “pride of the South“:

Zorya – Feyenoord 1:1 (Europa League-2016/17 group stage)Feyenoord – Zorya 1:0 (Europa League-2016/17 group stage)Feyenoord – Zoria 4:3 (UEFA Europa League 2014/15 round of the playoffs)Zorya – Feyenoord 1:1 (Europa League 2014/15 round of the playoffs)Feyenoord – Dinamo 0:1 (2012/13 Champions League, third qualifying round)Dynamo – Feyenoord 2:1 (2012/13 Champions League, third qualifying round)Dynamo – Feyenoord 2:0 (Champions League in the 2002/03 group stage)Feyenoord – Dinamo 0:0 (Champions League in the 2002/03 group stage)

Double the Pitmen’s stopped clubs from the Netherlands in UEFA Cup:

Shakhtar – Kind 1:3 (the 1999/00 UEFA Cup, 1/64 finale)Kind – Shakhtar Donetsk 2:0 (UEFA Cup 1999/00, 1/64 finale)AZ – Shakhtar 2:1 (UEFA Cup 2004/05, 1/8 final)Shakhtar – AZ 1:3 (UEFA Cup 2004/05, 1/8 final)

Forecasts bookmakers

According to bookmakers, this match has the advantage of wards Paulo Fonseca. Bookmakers from company bet365 to win Shakhtar are taking bets with odds of 2.05. The success of the home team is estimated at 3.3. And the draw outcome of the game is 3.5.


Still, the Pitmen will not help injured Maksym Malyshev and Sergei Krivtsov. Also experiencing health problems Dentinho.

For Feyenoord will not play Kenneth Vermeer and Renato Tapia.

Approximate compositions

Feyenoord: Jones Amrabat, Of St Yuste, Van Beek, HAPS – Toornstra, El Ahmadi, Villena – Berghuis, Boetius, Larsson.

Shakhtar: Pyatov – Butko, Ordets, Rakitskiy, Ismaily, Stepanenko And Fred – Bernard, Taison, Marlos Ferreira.

Our forecast revision – 1:1

Note that the meeting of the 3rd round of the group stage of the Champions League between Feyenoord and Shakhtar will take place on October 17 at stadium De Kuip. The opening whistle at 21:45. Also on our website will be available a text online broadcast of the match.

We add that the match of the 3rd round of the group round of the Champions League Feyenoord vs Shakhtar will broadcast the TV channel Ukraine.

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