Shakhtar Donetsk vs Roma
UEFA Champions League
Roma travel to Donetsk for their first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie against Shakhtar Donetsk. The Ukranian leaders have recently returned to action after a two-month winter break and Roma would want to take advantage of that.
Kick-off time: February 22, 1:15 AM
Where: Metalist Stadium
(Last 4 meetings)
Shakhtar Donetsk: 3, Roma: 1
Form (recent first, all competitions): W L W W
Probable XI: Pyatov, Ismaily, Rakitskiy, Ordets, Butko, Stepanenko, Fred, Bernard, Taison, Marlos, Ferreyra
Key players: Marlos, Bernard and Ferreyra
Form (recent first, all competitions): W W W L D D
Probable XI: Alisson, Kolarov, Fazio, Manolas, Peres, Strootman, Rossi, Perotti, Nainggolan, Ünder, Dzeko
Key players: Perotti, Dzeko, Fazio
Shakhtar Donetsk played their first game of 2018 in the weekend, winning it 5-0. On the other hand, Roma have a decent record on the road losing away only twice all season. The fixture is evenly poised, and most likely results seem to be a draw.
Note: This SHA vs ROM match preview is based on our research and news sourced from various sources. You can select your own playing XI basis the team news.
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