The Madrid club goes to Ukraine after its recent defeat in the Spanish championship. The Miners are now ranked third, Read Madrid is ahead only by three points.
After two crushing defeats against Borussia Mönchengladbach, Shakhtar did not lose its chances to leave the group.
Today's match will be the fourth in the teams' history. Real had two victories in the Champions League in 2015, and the victory over the team from Madrid in the first round of this season was Shakhtar's first one.
As we reported earlier, the Ukrainian Association of Football (UAF) is going to appeal the UEFA's decision on the technical defeat of the national team of Ukraine in the League of Nations match against Switzerland.
"After receiving the resume part of the UEFA Appeals Committee's decision, the UAF declares its categorical disagreement with it and intends to appeal this decision to the Sports Arbitration Court of Lausanne immediately after receiving the full text of the decision with an analysis," the statement said.