February 21, 2018
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SHA vs ROM Champions League Football Match Prediction-Fantasy Team News

By Himanshu Sharma

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Roma

UEFA Champions League

Roma are up against Shakhtar Donetsk in an upcoming Champions League last-16 tie. Scheduled at the home of the Ukranian league leaders, it will be difficult game for the Italian club. However, Roma would want to take advantage of the fact that Shakhtar have recently returned to action after a two-month winter break.

Match Info:

When: February 22, 1:15 AM IST

Where: Metalist Stadium

SHA vs ROM Head-to-Head:

(Last 4 meetings)

Shakhtar Donetsk: 3, Roma: 1

SHA vs ROM Form:

(recent first, all competitions)

Shakhtar Donetsk W L W W

Roma W W W L D D

SHA vs ROM Team News:

Shakhtar Donetsk

  • Maksim Malyshev is not 100% match fit and might be on the sidelines.
  • Shakhtar can make a few changes to the side that played Manchester City in the league stage.


  • Daniele De Rossi and Lorenzo Pellegrini will fight for a position in the central midfield, alongside Kevin Strootman.
  • Alessandro Florenzi could be replaced by Bruno Peres.
  • Rick Karsdorp and Maxime Gonalons are not available for selection.

SHA vs ROM Probable XI:

Shakhtar Donetsk Pyatov, Ismaily, Rakitskiy, Ordets, Butko, Stepanenko, Fred, Bernard, Taison, Marlos, Ferreyra

Roma Alisson, Kolarov, Fazio, Manolas, Peres, Strootman, Rossi, Perotti, Nainggolan, √únder, Dzeko

Key Players:

Shakhtar Donetsk Marlos, Bernard and Ferreyra

Roma Perotti, Dzeko, Fazio

Dream 11 Tip:

Shakhtar Donetsk have just returned from winter break but looked sharp in their first game of 2018. On the other hand, Roma boast a respectable record on the road having lost away games only twice all season. In the battle of equals, we advise you to make a balanced selection from the two lineups.

Note: This SHA vs ROM match preview is based on our research and news sourced from various sources. You can select your own playing XI basis the team news.

SHA vs ROM Fantasy Team:

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Himanshu Sharma

I spend my time watching and talking cricket. In my spare time, I YouTube cricket classics. That doesn't mean, I know much about the game.

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