Shakhtar Donetsk vs Basel Preview, Tips and Odds

Shkahtar Donetsk and Basel will meet on Tuesday at Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen, Germany for their battle at the quarter finals of Europa League. The winner of the clash, which this year will be decided in one game at neutral venue will face Inter or Bayer Leverkusen at the semis.

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Basel Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last games Last games home/away
Shakhtar Donetsk Win 4 W/ 0 D/ 1 L 1 W/ 0 D/ 0 L
Basel Loss 1 W/ 0 D/ 4 L 0 W/ 0 D/ 1 L

Last game between the teams: 09.07.2015 Club Friendly: Basel – Shakhtar Donetsk 1:3; Marc Janko 5’; Oleksandr Gladky 33’, 70’; Marlos 85’
Last game at this venue: N/A

Worth mentioning: Shakhtar Donetsk and Basel have met five times so far, with only the first two of those being competitive matches and each of the most recent three friendlies. The two teams have always come up with a winner, with no draws registered in the five H2H clashes. The Ukrainian teamwon each of the first three encounters, while Basel’s only triumph was achieved in 2010. All but one of the five games featured over 2,5 goals, while two witnessed goals at both ends.

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Basel Stats

As of 08.08 Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Shakhtar Donetsk Win 8 W/ 2 D/ 0 L 4 W/ 1 D/ 0 L
Basel Win 5 W/ 4 D/ 1 L 1 W/ 2 D/ 2 L

Last game Shakhtar Donetsk: 05.08.2020 Europa League: Shakhtar Donetsk – Wolfsburg 3:0; Junior Moraes 89’, 90’, Manor Solomon 90’; Davit Khocholava from the home team was sent off with straight red card in the 68’; John Brooks from the visiting team was sent off for two yellow cards in the 70’
Top performers Shakhtar Donetsk: Junior Moraes 25 goals 8 assists, Marlos 13 goals 4 assists, Taison 10 goals 8 assists.
Last game Basel: 06.08.2020 Europa League: Basel – Eintracht Frankfurt 1:0; Fabian Frei 88’
Top performers Basel: Arthur 18 goals 4 assists, Fabian Frei 17 goals 8 assists, Kemal Ademi 14 goals 4 assists.

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2,5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
Shakhtar Donetsk 23-10 6 5 5
Basel 21-9 5 3 6

Worth mentioning: Shakhtar Donetsk trashed Wolfsburg with 3:0 in the 2nd leg of their 1/8 final battle in Europa League. It was a tense affair, with the Ukrainian side reduced to 10 men midway through the 2nd period for a harsh tackle, with VAR canceling the referee’s original call awarding a penalty for Wolfsburg, who were down to 10 men on their own just to minutes later. All three goals in the match came after the 88th minute mark, with Junior Moraes grabbing a brace. Shakhtar are undefeated in fourteen matches and are on a run of two back-to-back victories. Three of the team’s last five outings produced over 2,5 goals, while two witnessed goals at both ends, with Shakhtar keeping clean sheet in each of the other three.
Basel recorded a slender 1:0 victory over Eintracht Frankfurt and went through to the last-8 stage of Europa League with 4:0 win on aggregate. The Swiss side is unbeaten in eight matches and have kept five clean sheets in the process, but managed to score just one goal across the last three. Only one of Basel’s last twelve meetings ended in a win for the visiting teams. Two of their last five encounters featured over 2,5 goals, while just one witnessed goals at both ends.

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Basel News

Missing players Shakhtar Donetsk: Maksym Malyshev and Goncalves dos Santos Ismaily are injured.
Missing players Basel: Jonas Omlin and Luca Zuffi are injured.

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Basel Predictions

Shakhtar Donetsk to qualify – 1.44 @ bet365