The official website for European football

Shakhtar game goes ahead

Published: Tuesday 30 November 2004, 21.00CET
The UEFA Champions League game between FC Shakhtar Donetsk and FC Barcelona next week will go ahead.

UEFA.com features

Pick of the week: matchday one
  • Pick of the week: matchday one
  • What teams need to get through
  • Watch the five best acrobatic Champions League goals
  • Ones to watch in the group stage
  • Masterclass: Xavi on passing and control
  • Newcomers ready for Champions League debuts
  • Cerci aims to join Italy's past leading lights in Spain
  • Talents out to shine in UEFA Champions League
  • Bulgarian keepers' best European displays
  • See your favourite Steaua moments
1 of 10
 
 
Published: Tuesday 30 November 2004, 21.00CET

Shakhtar game goes ahead

The UEFA Champions League game between FC Shakhtar Donetsk and FC Barcelona next week will go ahead.

The UEFA Champions League Group F match between FC Shakhtar Donetsk and FC Barcelona, due to be played in Donetsk on Tuesday 7 December, is to go ahead after UEFA received appropriate security guarantees from the Ukrainian authorities.

All necessary measures
The two clubs, as well as the Ukrainian and Spanish football associations, have been told by UEFA that the authorities in Ukraine have informed and assured European football's governing body that all necessary measures will be taken to ensure the match goes ahead as scheduled.

UEFA monitors situation
UEFA also said that it was well aware of the international security situation, and was closely monitoring further developments. Barcelona are second in Group F, two points behind leaders AC Milan going into this last game, while Shakhtar sit bottom, one point behind third-placed Celtic FC.

Last updated: 01/12/04 10.09CET

Related information

Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid=263570.html#shakhtar+game+goes+ahead

  • © 1998-2014 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The CHAMPIONS LEAGUE and UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE words, the UEFA Champions League logo and trophy and the UEFA Champions League Final logos are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.