INTER MILAN must beat Shakhtar Donetsk tonight to stand any chance of qualifying for the Champions League knockouts.
The stakes couldn't be higher for the tightest group in this year's competition, with Inter hoping Borussia Monchengladbach can beat Real Madrid in the other match.
- Start time: 8pm GMT
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- Inter XI: To follow
- Shakhtar XI: To follow
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GOOD EVENING FROM MILAN
Welcome to our live coverage of the Champions League clash between Inter Milan and Shakhtar Donetsk at the San Siro.
This is it, the Group B finale in which literally anyone could qualify to the last 16, anyone could move on to the Europa League and anyone could be eliminated from Europe; even Real Madrid who are taking on Borussia Monchengladbach at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Inter are currently bottom of the table with five points following one win and two losses out of five matches in the group stage and will look for a last-ditch effort to salvage their European campaign.
But manager Antonio Conte looks set to do it without Radja Nainggolan, who is dealing with a calf problem, and Matias Vecino, who is recovering from a knee injury.
However, Lautaro Martinez, Nicolo Barella and Ashley Young are likely to return to the starting line-up after being benched on Saturday's 3-1 win against Bologna at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza.
Arturo Vidal will also be available for selection after serving a suspension against Gladbach but Barella, Alessandro Bastoni, Stefan de Vrij and Roberto Gagliardini will all be slapped with a one-match ban in Europe if they get booked tonight.
Shakhtar, who are second with seven points, two wins and two losses, will be without Junior Moraes, who limped out of last week's 2-0 victory against Real with a thigh injury and will be sidelined until next year.
Manager Luis Castro look set to welcome Dodo and Tete back to his starting XI and may have to make a late call on Dentinho.
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