Which teams will reach the Round of 16 in Group F?

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The fate of the last ticket to the Round of 16 will be decided between Shakhtar Donetsk and Lyon, who will meet in the battle of the sixth matchday at Olympic Stadium in Kyiv on Wednesday.

Lyon and Shakhtar Donetsk are neighbors, taking second and third positions of Group F, with only two points of difference.

Paulo Fonseca’s squad earned such an important victory for their UCL campaign, having beaten Hoffenheim 3-2 on Matchday 5. And, the Ukrainian champions are coming to this battle in a good mood as they got a 3-0 win over Mariupol last week.

On the other hand, the guests played their game exactly a week ago, when they beat Rennes 2-0 at home. Their match on the weekend against Toulouse was postponed due to security issues as a result of protests in France.

Prediction: 2:1

Possible lineups:

Shakhtar Donetsk (4-2-3-1): Pyatov; Danchenko, Krvytsov, Matvieyenko, Ismaily; Patrick, Stepanenko; Marlos, Taison, Bolbat; Junior Moraes

Lyon (3-4-1-2): Lopes; Denayer, Marcelo, Morel; Dubois, Ndombele, Aouar, Mendy; Fekir; Traore, Memphis Depay

(Reporting by Glushko Denys, editing by Ponomarenko Valeriia)

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