Shakhtar vs Hoffenheim live broadcast of the match in which the teams will play in the first round of the Champions League (group F)
“Miner” in the offseason we sold several important players, including Fred and Bernard. Therefore, the match against Hoffenheim will be a great test for the Pitmen in the new season.
The first bells for the Donetsk team has already sounded. Shakhtar lost both matches Dynamo Kyiv 0:1. Although with weaker opponents team Fonseca misfires are not allowed. In the last five games, “miner” has produced five victories. Donetsk defeated Vorskla (4:1) and “Olympic” (5:2) and 2:0 beat FC “Lviv”, “Mariupol” and “Alexandria”.
For Shakhtar this season will be the tenth in the group stage of the Champions League for the last twelve years. Part of the Donetsk club here is the absolute norm. In the previous round, Shakhtar got into one group with Feyenoord, Napoli and Manchester city. The Pitmen earned her 12 points and reached the 1/8 final, where they lost to Roma. Thus, Shakhtar won all three home games.
Will not help Shakhtar in the upcoming fight disqualified Ivan Ordets and injured Wellington.
Hoffenheim first appeared in the Champions League last year, but then the team Nagelsen landed in the playoffs in Liverpool, which lost two matches: 1:2 and 2:4. Therefore, in the group stage for the Hoffenheim match of “Shakhtar” is the debut.
“Blue-white” had a great last season in the Bundesliga, winning the bronze medal. However, the start of the championship wards of Nagelsen fail. The Hoffenheim managed to defeat in the Cup of Germany “Kaiserslautern” – 6:1 win at home, “Freiburg” – 3:1. But on the road “village” has lost “Bavaria” – 1:3 and a modest fortune – 1:2.
For the match with Shakhtar Hoffenheim came with some problems. The team of Nagelsen will be absent Kasim Adams [o Muhammad, Kevin Akpoguma and Nadim Amiri. The participation also Ermina Bicakcic and Andrei Kramaric.
The game will start at 19:55. The online text commentary on our website.