The team coached by Mircea Lucescu, Shakhtar Donetsk, will meet Vorskla in the tenth stage of the Ukrainian championship, the game being played on Donbass Arena, starting with 18:30.
Shakhtar apparently not going through a good time in the championship. Thus, if past seasons ,, we used the miners’ occupy one of the first three places, regardless of the stage, surely now the band in Donetsk was in fourth position, but just 4 points leader. Last misstep made by Shakhtar came just last weekend, when he was defeated by a score of 2-3, in the movement against Karpaty. At the end of that party, Mircea Lucescu refused to shake hands with the coach side, which is why he was immediately charged by the press in Ukraine and beyond. The band has snapped novel and the last game at home, against the current leader, Metalist Kharkov, making the score 1-1 showing at the end of 90 minutes. After these poor outcomes ,, miners ” were it up to fans midweek in the first match of the Champions League group stage when they went away to Sociedad 2-0. Victoria came in time for Shakhtar after a series of three competitive matches without a win. Match on Saturday, Lucescu is confident it can beat Vorskla, but his players should be careful to various tricks of the guests, such as simulations or withdrawals of time. This is their main weapon in an attempt to sleep opponent.
Vorskla, the band that plays Ciprian Vasilache, former player of FC Bihor, ranks fifth on 3 points behind Sahtiorul. In the previous round, white and greens ended in a draw 2-2 against Sevastopol, the band equalizer coached by Anatoly Momot coming in the last minute of the game. In the last two trips, he beats Vorskla 2-1 on Zorya, respectively Zakarpattya.
The band Mircea Lucescu has won 6 times in the last 7 direct confrontations, Vorskla managed to snatch one point in the 2010-2011 season. A very interesting thing is that according to which 12 of the previous 13 direct confrontations have not had more than two goals. Referee of this meeting is Mozharovsky Yuri, who refereed the middle of this week a Champions League match at youth. Centralia was only the third game in the Premier League this season, marking the first time the two teams and referee. One thing that can arouse curiosity, particularly statisticians, and bettors is that, of the 5 games refereed this season, Mozharovsky showed five yellow cards in three each.