Feyenoord and Shakhtar Donetsk face off in Stadion Feijenoord in a game for this phase of the UEFA Champions League (Group Stage). These two teams have never faced before, so this will be their first direct confrontation.
The home team arrives at Group 3 in Group 3 in fourth place, with no points won, after 2 defeats. In their first game in this group stage they lost at home against Manchester City, by (0-4). In the second day, lost out against Napoli by (3-1). In the last game that disputed, for the Eredivisie, tied with PEC Zwolle at home by (0-0). In their last 10 games at home, Feyenoord have 7 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses. In 12 games, he suffered the first goal 4 times and never got the comeback.
Despite making good matches this season, Feyenord has shown great fragility in their defensive sector, having had two defeats in the competition so far and suffered seven goals. So, playing back to your fans knows that it will be essential to improve your performance to get the three points. The home team are competing in the standings in a group that has two big favorites, so they know they will need to overcome to try to stay in competition, so it is essential to win points in their stadium. For this match coach Giovanni should keep the tactic in a 4-3-3 formation.
Shakhtar Donetsk :
The visiting team arrives at this third day of Group F in the 2nd position, with 3 points conquered, after 1 victory and 1 defeat. In their first match in this group stage they won at home against Napoli by (2-1). In the second day, lost out against Manchester City by (2-0). The team arrives at this match after a victory at home with Vorskla Poltava by (3-2). In the last 10 games played as a visitor for all competitions, Shakhtar Donetsk won 6, tied 2 and lost 2. The team conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games, so their defense needs to improve, but their attack has scored regularly, scoring goals in 8 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 6 times, but got the comeback in 4.
Shaktar come to this highly motivated game after an excellent win against Vorskla 3-2 but knows he will not have an easy game ahead because his rival is in the last place in the group and needs to score points. Playing away from home knows that it is very important to conquer at least one point in this match and, therefore, continue in the fight for the qualification for the next phase of the competition. The visiting team has shown a lot of quality at the start of the season, since in the last ten matches they were only defeated once. Therefore, if you maintain this good performance you can get a positive result in this match.
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