WARSZAWA. Celtic and Shakhtar Donetsk draw 1-1. A. Bondarenko scored the first own goal (10′) for Celtic. M. Mudryk made it even (29′). Celtic was not able to win even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (56%)
The match was played at the Stadion Miejski Legii Warszawa im. Marszałka Józefa Piłsudskiego stadium in Warszawa on Wednesday and it started at 6:45 pm local time. The referee was Glenn Nyberg assisted by Mahbod Beigi and Andreas Söderkvist. The 4th official was Mohammed Al Hakim. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 15.4 degrees Celsius or 59.74 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 86%.
Celtic had a strong ball possession 56% while Shakhtar Donetsk was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Celtic was putting more pressure with 70 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 7 were on target. Nevertheless, that was not enough Celtic to win the match.
Shakhtar Donetsk shot 7 times, 3 on target, 4 off target. Regarding the opposition, Celtic shot 17 times, 7 on target, 10 off target.
Shakhtar Donetsk didn’t receive any yellow card. On the opposite side, Celtic received 1 yellow card (M. Jenz).
After playing this match, Shakhtar Donetsk has 4 points to occupy the 2nd place in the standings. On the opposite side, Celtic has 1 points (3rd).
In the next match in the Champions League, Shakhtar Donetsk will host Real Madrid on the 11th of October with a 4-2 head to head statistic in favor of Real Madrid (0 draws).
Celtic will play away agasint RB Leipzig on the 5th of October with a 1-1 head to head stats.
Shakhtar Donetsk – Formation
Shakhtar Donetsk started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).
The manager Igor Jovičević decided to play with the following team: Anatolii Trubin, Lucas Taylor , Valeriy Bondar , Mykola Matviyenko , Yukhym Konoplia , Taras Stepanenko , Maryan Shved , Artem Bondarenko , Heorhii Sudakov , Mykhaylo Mudryk and Oleksandr Zubkov .
The home team had on the bench: Ivan Petriak, D. Kryskiv, A. Pyatov, D. Sikan, E. Kozik, O. Shevchenko, Neven Đurasek , B. Mykhaylichenko, D. Topalov, Oleg Ocheretko , Lassina Traoré and S. Kryvtsov.
Shakhtar Donetsk could not rely on the presence of O. Ocheretko (injured).
Shakhtar Donetsk made 4 changes: O. Zubkov for L. Traore (61′), M. Shved for I. Petryak (61′), A. Bondarenko for N. Djurasek (74′) and G. Sudakov for O. Ocheretko (77′).
Best player: Heorhii Sudakov
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Shakhtar Donetsk was Heorhii Sudakov.
His rating iswith 40 passes (85% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 5.
Celtic – Formation
Celtic started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Angelos Postecoglou played with: Joe Hart, Josip Juranović , Cameron Carter-Vickers , Moritz Jenz , Greg Taylor , Callum McGregor , Reo Hatate , Sead Hakšabanović , Matt O’Riley , Jota and Kyogo Furuhashi .
The following players were sitting on the bench: David Turnbull, S. Welsh, S. Bain, B. Siegrist, Daizen Maeda , Liel Abada , O. Abildgaard, J. Forrest, A. Bernabei, A. Ralston, Giorgos Giakoumakis and Aaron Mooy .
Celtic made 5 changes: S. Haksabanovic for D. Maeda (46′), K. Furuhashi for G. Giakoumakis (68′), M. O’Riley for A. Mooy (68′), R. Hatate for D. Turnbull (68′) and Jota for L. Abada (86′).
Best player: Matt O’Riley
The most impressive player for Celtic was Matt O’Riley.
His rating iswith 29 passes (82% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 3. He performed 2 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Champions League.