“Shakhtar” will play with “Lyon” in Kharkov despite the state of warshakhtar.com

Coach of “Shakhtar” it is sure that the circumstances will not affect the team

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Advisor to the Chairman of the Kharkiv regional state administration Sergiy Storozhenko said that the football match of the group stage of the Champions League season 2018/19 Shakhtar – Lyon will take place on 12 December in Kharkov, despite the introduction on the territory of Kharkiv region of martial law.

About it reports the edition Depot Kharkov.

“There are no reasons to cancel sporting events or other activities which used to Kharkiv,” said Storozhenko.

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On the eve of the match with Hoffenheim in Germany, the Pitmen’s head coach Paulo Fonseca stated that martial law will not affect the team’s performance.

“The upcoming meeting is critical both for us and for Hoffenheim. Both teams want to take the maximum,” – said the coach of the champion of Ukraine.

We will remind, today, on November 27 at the group stage of the Champions League Donetsk “Shakhtar” will play with German”Hoffenheim”. Kick-off at 22.00.