Preview: Shakhtar Donetsk vs. Monaco

August 25, 2021

Shakhtar Donetsk will be aiming to spring another surprise in the Champions League when they welcome Monaco to NSK Olimpiyskiy for the second leg of their playoff tie on Wednesday. A 19th-minute winner from Pedrinho saw the Ukrainian side prevail in the first leg at the Stade Louis II, and Monaco’s league fortunes have not improved whatsoever since then. The goal-laden performances that Shakhtar are beginning to become accustomed to…