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Roma vs. Shakhtar Donetsk: Lineups & Game Thread

Europa League Round of 16: First Leg

Benevento Calcio v AS Roma - Serie A Photo by Danilo Di Giovanni/Getty Images

After spending most of the week focusing on the shared history between Roma and Shakhtar Donetsk, the time has come to focus on the present. While Paulo Fonseca may be dreading facing his former club, if you're a truly tortured Roma fan, you just knew that the Giallorossi were fated to face Fonseca's former club, the very same way they narrowly edged out in the 2017-2018 Champions League.

Few among us are Shakhtar experts, but you can expect an incredibly difficult match this evening at the Olimpico. The lineups are in, so let's get down to business!