Shakhtar Donetsk got serious squad problems before the match 1/8 finals of the Europa League against Wolfsburg.
The midfielder of Shakhtar and the national team of Ukraine Taras Stepanenko got injured meniscus. It is reported Football.ua. The recovery time of the player is still unknown.
Because of this trauma Stepanenko missed the match against “Kolos”. In addition, Taras can’t play in the next game of “Shakhtar” in the 1/8 finals of League of Europe with “Wolfsburg” March 12. His participation in the return match with the “wolves”, as well as friendly matches of the Ukraine national team France (27 March) and Poland (31 March), is open to question.
Health problem has and Viktor Kovalenko. The midfielder recently returned to the General group of “miners” after the injury, back of the thigh, but in one of the exercises I felt discomfort. In the program Tour Online reported that he likely will not play in the first match against Wolfsburg.
- The Pitmen the lead in the championship, scoring 59 points after 22 rounds.
- “Shakhtar” will meet with “Wolfsburg” in the Europa League matches 12 & 19 March.