Shakhtar Donetsk – RB Leipzig Free Betting Tips
Shakhtar Donetsk go into this match on the back of an earlier 2-2 Premier League draw against Oleksandria.
For Shakhtar Donetsk, the scorers were Bohdan Mykhaylychenko (’42) and Mykhaylo Mudryk (’82). Andriy Tsurikov (‘5) was the scorer for Oleksandria.
It has been very rare in recent matches that Shakhtar Donetsk have not conceded goals. The reality is that Shakhtar Donetsk have allowed goals in 5 of their last 6 matches, reaching a tally of 7 goals scored in that period.
RB Leipzig come into this game on the back of a 2-0 Bundesliga win over Bayer Leverkusen in their most recent outing.
In that match, RB Leipzig had 46% possession and 10 chances on goal with 6 shots on target. For RB Leipzig, the goals were scored by Christopher Nkunku (’32) and Timo Werner (’83). On the opponent’s side, Bayer Leverkusen reached 4 scoring chances with 1 of them on target.
In their most recent six meetings, RB Leipzig have managed a total of 17 goals. RB Leipzig have also found the back of the net on each of those occasions. In that period, the team has conceded 7 goals scored against them. We’ll have to see if that trend can be maintained here.
The last league challenge pitting these teams against each other was in Champions League matchday 1 on 06/09/2022, with the final score RB Leipzig 1-4 Shakhtar Donetsk.
In that game, RB Leipzig had 68% possession and had 13 attempts on goal with 2 of those on target. The only player able to score a goal was Mohamed Simakan (’57).
On the other side, Shakhtar Donetsk attempted 5 between the posts. Maryan Shved (’16, 58), Mykhaylo Mudryk (’76) and Lassina Traoré (’85) scored.
Shakhtar Donetsk coach Igor Jovićević will be happy to have no worries to comment on on the eve of this match, having a fully healthy squad available to choose from.
Thanks to a fully healthy squad available for selection, RB Leipzig manager Marco Rose has no physical problems in his squad at all ahead of this clash.
We feel that Shakhtar Donetsk will have to play very well to score a goal against RB Leipzig who with suffering should win narrowly. Due to the above we expect a very competitive 0-1 win for RB Leipzig at the final whistle. The difference between the two sides will be small.
OVER 2.5 GOALS Odds: 2.00
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