Manchester City vs Shakhtar Donetsk: A classic match to watch today

Manchester City will hope to take control of Group F by defeating Shakhtar Donetsk at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday night.

Manchester City vs Shakhtar Donetsk: A classic match to watch today

Manchester City will hope to take control of Group F by defeating Shakhtar Donetsk at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday night.

26 September 2017 Tuesday 19:46
Manchester City vs Shakhtar Donetsk: A classic match to watch today

Pep Guardiola's men will return to Champions League action when the Ukrainian side visit the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday night

Manchester City will hope to take control of Group F by defeating Shakhtar Donetsk at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday night.

Both of these clubs got off to a good start in the Champions’ League group stage, with City thrashing Feyenoord away from home and Shakhtar beating Napoli.

Pep Guardiola

Man City will be without Ilkay Gundogan and Vincent Kompany, who have not recovered from their respective knee and calf injuries in time to feature.

Benjamin Mendy will undergo a late fitness test after being substituted in Saturday's win over Crystal Palace due to a knock to his knee. Danilo is likely to deputise at left-back if the Frenchman is not ready to play.

Potential starting XI: Ederson; Walker, Stones, Otamendi, Mendy; Fernandinho; B. Silva, De Bruyne, D. Silva; Aguero, Jesus.

Shakhtar will be without Darijo Srna, who has tested positive for a banned substance and stated that he will not play while he attempts to clear his name.

Maksym Malyshev will not play until next year due to a knee injury and Serhiy Kryvtsov is also sidelined.

Potential starting XI: Pyatov; Butko, Ordets, Rakitskiy, Ismaily; Fred, Stepanenko; Marlos, Taison, Dentinho; Ferreyra.

Updated: 27.09.2017 10:42
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