Real Madrid kicks off a new edition of the Champions League this Wednesday. Those of Zidane receive the Shakhtar Donetsk at the Alfredo Di Stéfano (6:55 pm, Movistar Champions League) with the urgency of achieving a victory that will make us forget the league defeat against Cádiz.
The Ukrainian teams are good at Real Madrid at home where they do not know defeat against the teams from that country. Throughout history, Madrid has faced three Ukrainian teams in European competitions: Dynamo Kyiv, Shakhtar Donetsk and Chernomorets Odessa. None of them won in the Madrid fiefdom, where the whites have a balance of five wins and two draws.
He Dynamo Kyiv It is the Ukrainian team that has visited Real Madrid the most times: five (three wins and two draws). He Chernomorets Odessa did so in the 1985/86 UEFA Cup (2-1), while the Shakhtar Donetsk they fell at the Bernabéu (4-0) in the Group Stage 2015/16, in the only precedent at home against their rival on Wednesday.