Shakhtar v Lyon: match information

The UEFA Champions League group stage closing match Shakhtar Donetsk and Lyon France will be held on December 12 in Kyiv at the NSC Olimpiyskiy. The kick off is at 22.00.

Media accreditation
Media representatives are welcome to send their requests until December 7, with the following quotas:
- print media: 1 journalist and 1 photographer;
- TV: 1 editor and 1 cameraman;
- radio and online media: 1 journalist and 1 photographer.
Applications are accepted within the specified time only online.

Pre-match media activities:


09:30 - Lyon training (15 min open for the media) - OL Training Center Decines

11:00 - Shakhtar training session (open for the media for the first 15 minutes , only photo and video shooting available). Location is training complex in Svyatoshino (Kyiv), transfer for media representatives will be organized from Opera Hotel at 10:15 (local time). Please confirm your presence by e-mail until 12:00 12.12.2018

18:30 - Shakhtar press conference (coach + player) - Opera Hotel (B. Khmelnitsky str., 53)

19:30 - Lion press conference (coach + player) - Hyatt Hotel (A. Tarasova str., 5)

Referees of the match

Referee of the match - Björn Kuipers, assistant referees - Sander van Roekel, Erwin Zeinstra, additional assistant referees - Dennis Higler, Pol van Boekel. The fourth referee is Mario Diks. All referees of the match are from the Netherlands

All fans who purchased tickets for the match in Kharkiv will be able to use them at the turnstiles of the NSC Olimpiyskiy.
Additional ticket sales started on December 5 at 13:00 online at or From December 6, tickets are available at the ticket offices close to Olimpiyska metro station (daily 10:00 till 19:00).
Tickets for the match Shakhtar - Lyon cost from 50 to 8,000 UAH.

Information on reimbursing fans for the funds spent on the tickets for the game in Kharkiv HERE:

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