Shakhtar Donetsk vs FC Porto – Prediction, and Match Preview
In that game, Shakhtar Donetsk enjoyed 56% of the possession and only one out of nine shot attempts that were successful. Yehor Nazaryna was the lone scorer for Shakhtar Donetsk (77′). none of the six shots on goal that Obolon Kyiv took were on goal.
Shakhtar Donetsk hasn’t recently demonstrated much defensive toughness. They will be concerned by the fact that Shakhtar Donetsk has conceded goals in five of their last six games, totaling seven goals.
Porto will enter the game fresh off a 1-0 Primeira Liga victory over Estrela Amadora in their previous encounter.
Porto enjoyed 47% of the possession in that contest and only one of its eight shots on goal were successful. Mehdi Taremi (29′) was the lone player for Porto to register a goal. Estrela Amadora, their adversaries, made ten total attempts at goal with none of them being successful.
The numbers don’t lie, as Porto has allowed goals in five of their last six games while having six goals scored against them altogether. Porto’s defense has shown its weaknesses. However, there is no guarantee that this trend will continue throughout the game.
Shakhtar Donetsk vs FC Porto – Betting Analysis
For Shakhtar Donetsk manager Patrick van Leeuwen, Mykola Matvienko (Achilles tendon issues), Valeriy Bondar (collarbone fracture), and Lassina Traoré (Tendon crack) won’t be playing.
Using Dmytro Riznyk, Yukhym Konoplya, Eduard Kozik, Yaroslav Rakitskiy, Irakli Azarovi, Taras Stepanenko, Oleksandr Zubkov, Georgiy Sudakov, Dmytro Kryskiv, Oleksiy Kashchuk, and Danylo Sikan, we anticipate Hirnyky to line up in a 4-1-4-1 formation.
Sérgio Conceiço, the manager of Porto, must deal with a number of scheduling conflicts. The following players won’t be participating in this game:
Marko Grujic (Unknown Injury), Francisco Conceiço (Muscle Injury), Gabriel Veron (Abductor Muscle Tear), Evanilson (Ankle Injury), and Iván Marcano (Cruciate Ligament Rupture).
Drages may chose to use a 4-2-3-1 formation to start the game, starting Toni Martnez, Diogo Costa, Joo Mário, Fabio Cardoso, Ivan Marcano, Wendell, Nico González, Stephen Eustaquio, Wenderson Galeno, and Nico González.
When all things are considered, Shakhtar Donetsk would be upset if they failed to score against this Porto team, but one goal would not be sufficient to give them the outcome they desire.
What are the top odds for the game?
According to the current win-draw-win betting odds, Shakhtar Donetsk’s triumph is available for 4.5, choosing a draw is 4 and picking Porto as the winner is 1.78. They represent the current best returns available.
Shakhtar Donetsk vs FC Porto – Head-to-Head
Our Prediction: Over 1.5 Goals