Atalanta and Shakhtar each head into Tuesday night’s group C clash needing a result when a unsatisfying begin to their Champions League campaigns.
Shakhtar were soundly overwhelmed 3-0 reception by Manchester City,
whereas Atalanta fell to a dispiriting 4-0 defeat at Dinamo Zagreb to go away each groups with it all to try and do.
Nothing are determined by the tip of matchday 2, however 2 defeats out of 2 would build it extraordinarily tough for either aspect to succeed in the last-16 of the competition.
This is Atalanta’s initial time in Europe’s elite competition,
and each AC Milan and repose granted their request to play their European home games at San Siro this season – therefore expect a decent atmosphere.
Atalanta came off the worst by the tip of the primary spherical of matches in group C,
as Croatian outfit Dinamo Zagreb slotted four nonreciprocal goals past them to run away with all 3 points.
In all honesty, the latter clash was place flow of reach at the break because the hosts showed no conviction whatever in each attack and defense.
Despite registering as several shots at goal as their foes,
Atalanta did not hit the target on quite double as against Dinamo Zagreb who worked the goalkeeper sixfold.
Shakhtar Donetsk were additionally at the losing finish in their various match-up because the English Premier League Champions
took them down with a cushty 3-0 book, that too before of their home supporters.
Pep Guardiola’s men were clearly the higher aspect therein clash because the guests managed less than one paltry shot on course by the tip of the ninety minutes.
Atalanta vs Shakhtar Donetsk Team News
Gian Piero Gasperini’s men have bounced back from the mortifying 4-0 defeat they suffered,
and are presently unconquered within their last 2 games in the Serie A, the last of that saw them take off on high against Roma.
Although the away aspect square measure one in every of the highest groups back in their domestic campaign,
the loss against Manchester city on home soil definitely suggests that the team are still a piece ongoing as so much as European clashes are involved.
Given that the hosts are plying their change abundant a additional competitive league,
the win and therefore the 3 points are quite possible to swing in favor of Atalanta at the last blast of the whistle.
Furthermore, the guests have found the rear of the net a minimum of doubly in four of their previous 5 outings.
Taking under consideration that Gasperini’s men have unbroken only 1 clean sheet in their last six games all told competitions too,
by all means that, forecast Shakthar to bag AN away goal during this one.
Atalanta vs Shakhtar Donetsk H2H
Their solely previous encounter was a club-friendly back in 2015, that Shakhtar won 1-0.
Atalanta vs Shakhtar Donetsk TV channel and live stream information
The match will be televised live on BT Sport ESPN and can be streamed live online via the BT app and website.
You can follow all the action and analysis on NewGersy Sport’s LIVE blog.