The last meeting of these teams took place more than a month ago (19 October 2018) and ended with the victory of Shakhtar Donetsk with a score 1-0.
The distance between the teams in the league table is 7 points. In addition, the both teams are in the TOP position in the standings.
Desna Chernihiv is in the TOP-4 with 14 points. This is the 7th of 22 team game in the tournament.
The difference with the nearest team on top is 7 points (Desna Chernihiv can score 45 points). In addition, the distance from the first place is 7 points (45 points are possible). The nearest pursuer is 2 points lower and has the opportunity to score 42 points additionally. The goal difference is 9:3. Desna Chernihiv has the best defensive record in the league.
Shakhtar Donetsk is the leader of the tournament with 21 points. This is the 7th of 22 team game in the tournament.
The nearest pursuer is 7 points lower and has the opportunity to score 45 points additionally. The goal difference is 23:6. In additional, Shakhtar Donetsk has the best offensive record in the league. The Shakhtar Donetsk defensive line is one of the TOP-4 in the tournament.
Desna Chernihiv Stats
The team scored 17 points оn its own field in 10 last matches, with the following results 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses. The difference between scored and conceded goals is 8-5. The average number of goals is 0.8.
Leading players in the last 15 matches in all tournaments: Oleksandr Filippov (5), Denys Favorov (4), Vladyslav Kalitvintsev (2), Andriy Gitchenko (1), Andriy Bogdanov (1), Dmytro Khlyobas (1), Orest Kuzyk (1).
Shakhtar Donetsk Stats
The team scored 27 points when playing away in 10 last matches, with the following results 9 wins, zero draws и 1 loss. The difference between scored and conceded goals is 22-5. The average number of goals is 2.2.
Leading players in the last 15 matches in all tournaments: Junior Moraes (10), Bonfim Marlos (5), Alan Patrick (4), Martins Tete (3), Barcellos Taison (3), Bonfim Dentinho (2), Bohdan Butko (1).