Today, September 18, at 1:50 PM at Kharkiv International Airport landed a plane with Hoffenheim football team on board. German club arrived for the match with Shakhtar Donetsk in the first round of the Champions League group stage.

Players have arrived with Boeing 737-500 — medium-haul passenger airliner for medium-range routes.

German players will be staying in Kharkiv for three days. The return flight is scheduled for September 20.

Hoffenheim is a German football club representing the former Hoffenheim village, which is now the district of Sinsheim. The club has been playing in the Bundesliga since the season 2008/09, and last year it took the third place what allowed the team to qualify for the first time in the Champions League directly.

The match Shakhtar Donetsk — Hoffenheim will be held on September 19 at the Metalist Stadium. The match starts at 7:55 PM. This is the first match of the Champions League of this year that will be held in Kharkiv. Also, Manchester City and Lyon will play in the group stage with Shakhtar.

Hoffenheim arrived at Kharkiv for a match with Shakhtar.