Celtic are heading into the match on the back of a thrilling 4-3 win over Hearts in a Scottish Premiership fixture on Saturday, while Shakhtar thrashed Kolos 3-0 in an Ukrainian Premier League match last Wednesday.
Celtic will host Shakhtar Donetsk in a UEFA Champions League fixture at the Celtic Park on Tuesday night. The visitors are currently occupying third spot in Group F, having collected five points from four games, just one point adrift of second-placed side RB Leipzig. Celtic, meanwhile, are sitting at the bottom of the group, with just one point to their name. The Scottish outfit needs to take all three points on Tuesday to have any chance of progressing to the knockout round of the competition. Celtic are heading into the match on the back of a thrilling 4-3 win over Hearts in a Scottish Premiership fixture on Saturday, while Shakhtar thrashed Kolos 3-0 in an Ukrainian Premier League match last Wednesday.
— Celtic Football Club (@CelticFC) October 24, 2022
Celtic came from behind to get the better of Hearts in a seven-goal thriller at Tynecastle stadium on Saturday. James Forest, Giorgos Giakoumakis, Daizen Maeda and Greg Taylor netted for Ange Postecoglou’s side to record a 10th-win of the season in 11-league games and thereby take their points tally to 30, at the summit of the Scottish top flight standings. Meanwhile, in the Champions League, the Celts have not fared well despite some encouraging performances and their solitary point was gained against Shakhtar following a 1-1 draw on matchday two.
Shakhtar, on the other hand, displayed a gritty performance against Real Madrid to earn a point last time out. Oleksandr Zubkov put the Ukrainian outfit in front immediately after the break and Miners wear on their way to cause the biggest upset of the European season, but Antonio Rudiger netted a 95th-minute equaliser to share the points. After that, Moles recorded back-to-back league-wins against Dynamo Kyiv (3-1) and Kolos.
Celtic probable starting lineup: Hart, Juranovic, Carter,-Vickers, Jenz, Taylor, O-Riley, Mooy, Hatate, Haksabanovic, Abada, Furuhashi
Shakhtar Donetsk probable starting lineup: Trubin, Taylor, Bondar, Kryvtsov, Mykhaylychenko, Stepanenko, Zubkov, Bondarenko, Sudakov, Mudryk, Traore
|RB Leipzig||0-2 (L)|
|St Johnstone||1-2 (W)|
|FC Kolos||3-0 (W)|
|Dynamo Kyiv||3-1 (W)|
|Real Madrid||1-1 (D)|
|Real Madrid||2-1 (L)|
|Metalist Kharkiv||1-6 (W)|
|Last 5 match results|
|Shakhtar Donetsk 1-1 Celtic|
|Celtic 2-1 Shakhtar Donetsk|
|Shakhtar Donetsk 2-0 Celtic|
|Celtic 1-0 Shakhtar Donetsk|
|Shakhtar Donetsk 3-0 Celtic|
The UEFA Champions League match between Celtic and Shakhtar Donetsk will take place at Celtic Park on Wednesday at 12:30 am IST.
|Celtic vs Shakhtar Donetsk||Key details|
|Date||October 24 (UK)|
|Kickoff time in UK||8:00 pm (Tuesday)|
|Kickoff time in Ukraine||10:00 pm (Tuesday)|
The live telecast of the UEFA Champions League matches in India are available on the Sony Sports network. Fans will also be able to watch the live streaming on SonyLIV app and JioTV. Besides, those in Ukraine can catch the live action via MEGOGO Football 1; and BT Sport network in the United Kingdom.