Bayern Munich vs Shakhtar Donetsk 11 March 2015 UEFA Champions League match preview, time and TV telecast channels of round of 16.
Five times Champions League winners Bayern Munich will be looking to qualify for the quarter final on this Wednesday when they will face Shakhtar Donetsk. This will be their second head to head meeting in this competition as the first leg was held in Ukraine. It was a goalless draw that made the Bavarians to try new tactics for their upcoming clash at Allianz Arena. Shakhtar are enjoying this competition with great games and their last draw against one of the favorites boosted their confidence to make it to the next round.
Bayern Munich vs Shakhtar Donetsk Time, Telecast Channels
|Competition||UEFA Champions League 2014–15|
|Date||11 Mar [GMT], 12 Mar [IST]|
|Time||7:45 pm [GMT], 1:15 am [IST]|
|Seating capacity||71,137 spectators|
|Home team||The Bavarians|
|Away team||The Miners|
|Round||Round of 16 [2nd leg]|
|Telecast channels||Ten Sports, beIN Sports 1 etc.|
World wide telecast channels
Germany: Sky Sport 1 / HD, MDR Info, Sky Sports 2 / HD
Ukraine: Futbol 1, Belarus 2, Kanal 5 Ukrania
India / Sri Lanka: Ten Sports
Spain : C+ Liga de Campeones 2 / HD
United States: Fox Sports Go, ESPN Deportes, Fox Soccer 2Go
UK: Sky Go Extra, NOW TV, Sky Go, Sky Sports 1 / HD
Argentina: ESPN Cono Norte, ESPN HD Latin
Australia: ESPN Australia, SBS One Australia
France: beIN Sports connect
Brazil: ESPN Cono Norte
Canada: Sportsnet Pacific, Sportsnet West
Chile: ESPN Cono Norte
Colombia: ESPN Cono Norte
Denmark: TV3+ HD, Viaplay Denmark
Finland: Viaplay Finland
Norway: Viaplay Norway, Viasat Fotball Norway
Singapore: 111 Mio sports 1
Sweden: Viaplay Sweden, Viasat Fotboll / HD
Turkey: Smart Spor 2, Idman TV
UAE: beIN Sports Arabia 13 HD, beIN Sports Arabia 2 HD
Uruguay: Fox Sports Premium, Fox Play Latin America
Bayern Munich: Neuer, Rafinha, Boateng, Benatia, Alaba, Schweinsteiger, Gotze, Ribery, Robben, Muller
Shakhtar Donetsk: Pyatov, Srna, Kucher, Rakitskly, Shevchuk, Fred, Fernando, Costa, Teizeira, Taison, Adriano.
The Bundesliga leaders have won four games in last Champions League matches and lost one game which was against Premier League side Manchester City. On the other side, The Ukrainian team also lost one game out of last 6 with 2 wins and 3 draws.
In the pre-quarter final of UEFA Champions League, this is the third appearance of Shakhtar in last five campaigns. They were second in Group H with five points behind FC Porto. On their travels they drew 0–0 at Athletic club, won 7–0 at FC Bate Borisov and drew 1–1 in Porto.
Former Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso will miss this game as the player received red card in the first leg. Bayern forward Ribery, Robben, Muller and Lewandowski will be the players to watch.
Shakhtar Donetsk’s Luiz Adriano is the leading goal scorer of this season’s Champions League competition. He has netted 9 times in group stage games followed by Barca’s Lionel Messi with eight goals.