St. Petersburg, Nov 22: APOEL Nicosia needs only a draw against Zenit in St. Petersburg on Wednesday to become the first Cypriot team to reach the last 16 of the Champions League.
APOEL is unbeaten in four matches and leads Group G with eight points, one ahead of Zenit.
In other group match, two-time champion FC Porto must win at Shakhtar Donetsk to keep its chances alive. Porto has recorded only one win in four games and is third with four points.
Shakhtar is in last place with two points.