Shakhtar vs Manchester City Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
Group F brings us one very interesting duel, both to watch and to bet on. It’s the match Shakhtar Donetsk vs Manchester City and we highly recommend this match for all, both football and betting fans. Major bookmakers offered plenty of different games to play for this match and combined them with surprisingly high betting odds and therefore this match should definitely find its place on your betting tickets.
Shakhtar Donetsk are second placed team at the table, but their place is yet not secured. However with only one point after this match they can secure their place in the Champions League knockout stage and therefore will play very calculated in this match without risking anything and focusing only on defense. Very defensive starting lineup does not promise much from them this time, but the other side, even though secured on the first place is highly motivated to win and end these qualifications with all six victories.
Unlike Shakhtar Donetsk, Manchester City will play very open in this match, heading for the victory straight from the start. Even though weakened for several key players missing, they set very offensive starting lineup for this match and will try to score an early goal and finish qualifications with maximum result. They are almost unstoppable this season. With only one draw and all other victories from the start of the season in all competitions, they are one of the best teams in the world this season. For sure they will try to continue in the same manner in future and we expect nothing less in this match too. They will dominate in most segments of the match, create many scoring chances and good result will be inevitable.
When it comes to their mutual encounters, two teams played only once before, earlier in these qualifications, and Manchester City won 2-0. As we already said before, they are absolute favorites to win in this match and we expect their absolute dominancy. This is a perfect betting opportunity and a chance to increase your betting ticket payouts with very little to no risk so, do not hesitate to put this match among others on your betting tickets. Don’t forget to check out our other match previews and with our betting tips and predictions, try to earn some cash placing the right bets.
Shakhtar don't have many missing players for the match. Maksim Malyshev and Sergey Krivtsov are injured and they will not play on this match. Taison and Bogdan Butko are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
On the other side Manchester City do not have many missing players for this game. John Stones and Benjamin Mendy are injured and they will not play on the match against Shakhtar. Kevin De Bruyne is suspended and he will not play on the match against Shakhtar. All other players are available to play and they will play attractive football.
Possible starting lineups
Shakhtar: Pyatov; Ismaily, Rakitskiy, Ordets, Petryak; Stepanenko, Fred; Bernard, Kovalenko, Marlos; Ferreyra
Manchester City: Ederson; Danilo, Mangala, Otamendi, Delph; Fernandinho; Silva, Gundogan, Toure, Sane; Jesus
Shakhtar vs Manchester City Prediction
We expect one dynamic and open game with lots of scoring chances on the match Shakhtar vs Manchester City. It is very important game for Shakhtar and they want not to lose. It is their main objective for the match and they will play aggressive from the first minute. On the other side Manchester City play fantastic football this season and they like to play offensive. They will play attractive from the first minute and will try to score. We expect from them to score in the first half time, and after that we expect one dynamic and open game with lots of scoring chances on the both sides.
Our prediction and betting tips for the match Shakhtar vs Manchester City Prediction: Both teams to score. Everything is possible here so the best option is to place our bet on goals. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.