Shakhtar Donetsk will hope to break Barcelona’s star performance in the UEFA Champions League as they host the La Liga giants at the Volksparkstadion.
Interesting Football brings you where to watch the UCL group stage game on TV in the UK, USA and other territories.
Shakhtar Donetsk have been inconsistent in the UCL group stages. The Ukrainian giants have one win, losing the remaining two games.
The team currently sit third on the standings with three points and will hope to make home advantage count on Tuesday evening.
FC Barcelona, on the other hand, have won all three games of the group stages and will be looking to extend their perfect start to the campaign.
The Catalans edged past Real Sociedad by a lone goal on their build-up to the game in Germany.
Date, kick-off time and venue
The match will kick off at 5:45 PM in the UK on Tuesday, November 7th 2023. In the US, the game will kick off at 12:45 p.m. ET.
The venue for the game is the Volksparkstadion in Hamburg, Germany. It is the adopted ground by Shakhtar Donetsk.
UCL fans can in the UK watch the Shakhtar Donetsk game against Barcelona on TNT Sports 3.
Fans in the UK can watch the match on Discovery+, while US fans can stream it on the TUDN App, Paramount+ and Vix.
Shakhtar Donetsk Form Guide
Dynamos Kyiv (Win), Viktoria (Win) FC Barcelona (Loss), LNZ Cherkasy (Win), Rukh Lviv (Win)
FC Barcelona Form Guide
Real Sociedad (Win), Real Madrid (Loss), Shakhtar Donetsk (Win), Athletic Club Bilbao (Win), Granada CF (Draw)
Who are the players to watch
Yaroslav Rakitskyi (Shakhtar Donetsk)
The 34-year-old forward was in fine form as the club dislodged Viktoria in the Ukrainian Cup. He scored and provided an assist in the game. Although he was on the bench in the Barcelona game, he is expected to be in action on Tuesday evening.
Ilkay Gundogan (FC Barcelona)
One of the most important players in the midfield, Ilkay Gundogan, has been a game-changer since he arrived from Manchester City in the summer.
The German international had a good showing in the 1-0 win over Real Sociedad. He also played Barca’s only goal in the defeat to Real Madrid in the El Clasico.