Shakhtar 0 – Inter 0 – Shakhtar fail to secure home victory

Shakhtar Donetsk 0-0 Internazionale

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Tuesday’s fixture between Shakhtar and Inter delivered a goalless draw at the Olympic Stadium. Both sides came from defeats in their previous league games. Shakhtar were looking to get back their winning ways after losing their last game 2-0 to Sheriff Tiraspol. Inter were beaten 1-0 in the previous match against R Madrid. As the table looks today, both teams are on 1 point and occupy 4th and 3rd places respectively after 2 matches.

For Shakhtar, Tete, Mykhailo Mudryk, Sergey Krivtsov and Marlos, came on for Lassina Franck Traore, Manor Solomon, Ismaily and Alan Patrick. Inter replaced Marcelo Brozovic, Edin Dzeko, Lautaro Martinez, Matias Vecino and Federico Dimarco for Hakan Calhanoglu, Joaquin Correa, Alexis Sanchez, Roberto Gagliardini and Ivan Perisic.

The referee booked one player from Inter, Denzel Dumfries.

Inter and Shakhtar will next play at home to Sheriff Tiraspol and R Madrid respectively.

Technical card:
Shakhtar Donetsk: Andriy Pyatov, Dodo, Mykola Matvienko, Marlon, Ismaily (Sergey Krivtsov, min.78), Pedrinho, Maycon, Taras Stepanenko, Alan Patrick (Marlos, min.85), Manor Solomon (Mykhailo Mudryk, min.78) and Lassina Franck Traore (Tete, min.11)
Internazionale: Samir Handanovic, Milan Skriniar, Stefan De Vrij, Alessandro Bastoni, Denzel Dumfries, Nicolo Barella, Marcelo Brozovic (Hakan Calhanoglu, min.55), Matias Vecino (Roberto Gagliardini, min.82), Federico Dimarco (Ivan Perisic, min.82), Lautaro Martinez (Alexis Sanchez, min.72) and Edin Dzeko (Joaquin Correa, min.55)
Stadium: the Olympic Stadium
Goals: 0-0