Shakhtar Donetsk and Inter will meet on Tuesday for a match of the 2nd round of the group stage in the Champions League. The Ukrainians will be looking for revenge after Inter knocked them out at the penultimate step before the final in last season’s Europa League. Shakhtar are on top of the standings in group B with three points, while Inter are 3rd with one.
Shakhtar Donetsk vs Inter Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Shakhtar Donetsk||Loss||0 W/ 1 D/ 2 L||0 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
|Inter||Win||2 W/ 1 D/ 0 L||1 W/ 0 D/ 0 L|
Last game between the teams: 17.08.2020 Europa League: Inter – Shakhtar Donetsk 5:0; Lautaro Martinez 19’, 74’, Danilo D’Ambrosio 64’, Romelu Lukaku 78’, 84’
Last game at this venue: 10.08.2005 Champions League: Shakhtar Donetsk – Inter 0:2; Obafemi Martins 67’, Adriano 78’
Worth mentioning: The teams of Shakhtar and Inter have met a total of three times in the history so far. In 2005 they were paired at the final preliminary round before the group stage of the Champions League and the Italians secured a solid 0:2 victory in the 1st leg in Ukraine, while the second one finished in 1:1 stalemate and Inter went through. The most recent encounters was in August of this year, when the teams faced each other at the semi-finals of Europa League and Inter scored five unanswered goals past their opponents. In total, only one of the games produced over 2,5 goals and also one witnessed goals at both ends.
Shakhtar Donetsk vs Inter Stats
|As of 25.10||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Shakhtar Donetsk||Draw||4 W/ 4 D/ 2 L||2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L|
|Inter||Win||6 W/ 2 D/ 2 L||3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L|
Last game Shakhtar Donetsk: 24.10.2020 Premier League: Shakhtar Donetsk – Vorskla Poltava 1:1; Manor Solomon 33’; Vladyslav Kulach 7’; Pape-Alioune Ndiaye from the visiting team was sent off for two yellow cards in the 53’
Top performers Shakhtar Donetsk: Viktor Kovalenko 4 goals, Manor Solomon 3 goals 1 assist, Alan Patrick 2 goals.
Next game Shakhtar Donetsk: 30.10.2020 Premier League: Shakhtar Donetsk – Mariupol
Last game Inter: 24.10.2020 Serie A: Genoa – Inter 0:2; Romelu Lukaku 64’, Danilo D’Ambrosio 79’
Top performers Inter: Romelu Lukaku 7 goals, Lautaro Martinez 3 goals, Danilo D’Ambrosio 2 goals.
Next game Inter: 31.10.2020 Serie A: Inter – Parma
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: After shocking the football world with the 2:3 triumph over Real Madrid in Spain, Shakhtar obviously underestemated their opponents from Vorskla Poltava and managed to earn just a point from their Saturday clash, as it ended in 1:1 stalemate. The team is unbeaten in seven straight matches, recording three victories and four draws in the process. Three of Shakhtar’s last five encounters featured over 2,5 goals, while four saw both involved sides to score.
Inter returned to winning ways after defeating Genoa 0:2 away from home on Saturday. Prior to that game the Nerazzurri were without a victory in three consecutive clashes. None of the Italian team last five matches ended in a win for the home sides. Antonio Conte’s lads have scored in each of the last fifteen outings, but the clean sheet registered against Genoa was their first in six encounters. Romelu Lukaku have scored in each of his team last nine European matches. Three of Inter’s last five clashes resulted in over 2,5 goals, as four witnessed goals at both ends.
Shakhtar Donetsk vs Inter News
Missing players Shakhtar Donetsk: Yevhen Konoplyanka, Ismaily, Viktor Kovalenko, Sergey Kryvtsov and Junior Moraes are injured.
Missing players Inter: Matias Vecino is injured.
Shakhtar Donetsk vs Inter Predictions
Both teams to score – 1.61 @ bet365