This is an under-appreciated match up between two lesser known clubs fighting for second place in the group. Bayer Leverkusen is currently in that second spot with 6 points and not far behind in third is Shakhtar Donetsk with 4 points.
“We’ve got to turn things around quickly and show our true face in Donetsk,” Bayer Leverkusen director of sport Rudi Voller said, via ESPN FC. “We’ve got to be realistic. Even if we’d won in Braunschweig, Bayern and Dortmund are in a league of their own and they’re going to decide the Bundesliga title between them. We’ve got to focus on finishing third and watch out for the teams behind us.”
Shakhtar is ready for the match up with the Bundesliga side.
“Tomorrow is our most important game if we want to go through,” Shakhtar coach Mircea Lucescu said. “With our fans behind us, we can get a good result.”
Date: November 5
Start Time: 2:45 p.m. ET
Location: Donetsk, Ukraine
Stadium: Donbass Arena
TV Info: Not televised in U.S.
Live Stream: FOX Soccer 2Go
Key - POS: Position, P: Games Played, W: Wins, D: Draws, L: Losses, F: Goals Scored, A: Goals Allowed, GD: Goal Difference, Pts: Points