In one of the matches of the 1/8 finals of the Champions League, Roma at their home stadium of Shakhtar takes the First match between these teams ended with the victory of Shakhtar with the score 2:1.
Shakhtar lost 0-1, but managed not only to recoup, but also to get ahead. Now on the road he will not lose enough to get into the quarterfinals of the Champions League. Well, Roma needs a victory with a score of 1: 0 or with a difference of two or more goals. By the way, it is considered a favorite of this match.
The return match against Shakhtar Roma comes after a major victory over Torino in the Italian championship with a score of 3:0 — all three goals the Romans scored after the break. It was their second consecutive victory and eight matches in a row Roma does not play a draw — five times she won and three times lost. It is worth noting that in four of the six previous official matches, she conceded exactly two goals. If she misses twice and from Shakhtar, then to reach the quarterfinals she will have to score at least four goals. In his field of Roma recently played unstable and won just two of their last seven matches, suffered four defeats. For comparison, prior to this, she has won seven consecutive home matches with a total score of 12:2. In the Champions League in his field Roma won only three of the previous ten matches, having suffered four defeats and three draw, but in three matches on his field in this draw tournament, she did not miss.
Shakhtar in the late match, as well as Roma, won his championship with a large score of 3:0 — on the road Vorskla. In the current calendar year, he has played five official matches and won each of them, scoring a total of 18 goals and conceding only one goal. However, it is not in his favor guest statistics in the Champions League: Shakhtar have lost six of their last seven matches away in this tournament. And all defeats were without the scored goals, and in five cases it conceded with a difference not less, than in two goals. He managed to win only 3 of the last 15 away matches in the Champions League and in 11 cases Shakhtar did not score a single goal.