Inter aim for first place in Group D

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One of the matches at 18:45 in today's program of the Champions League will be the one between the Italian champion Inter and the team of Shakhtar Donetsk.

Today's match will be valid for the fifth round of the group stage of this competition, where Inter will aim at all costs to climb to the first position in Group D.

In the last round, Inter recorded a 3: 1 victory against Sheriff Tiraspol, while Shakhtar suffered a close 2: 1 loss against Real Madrid.

Currently, after four games, Inter ranks second in Group D with seven points, two of them away from first place Real Madrid, while Shakhtar is at the bottom of the table with only one point collected.

As for today 's match, both teams will have problems with player absences, where Eriksen, Sanchez and De Vrij will not appear for Inter, while Shakhtar will miss Dentinho, Konoplyanka, Moraes and Traore.

The possible formations of the two teams can be found below.

Inter (3-4-1-2): Handanovic; Skriniar, Ranocchia, Bastoni; Dumfries, Barella, Brozovic, Dimarco; Calhanoglu; Dzeko, MartinezShakhtar Donetsk (4-2-3-1): Trubin; Dodo, Kyvtsov, Marlon, Ismaily; Maycon, Stepanenko; Tete, Pedrinho, Solomon; Fernando

Group D

18:45 Inter - Shakhtar Donetsk (Giuseppe Meazza Stadium)