Shakhtar Donetsk vs Gent Match Betting Preview

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Gent match will be played on Thursday, at the Lviv Arena, Lviv. In group H, Shakhtar is currently 1st on the table with 6 points, while Gent is currently 2nd on the table with 4 points after the second round.

Shakhtar Donetsk Betting News

Shakhtar Donetsk started the competition with the away victory over Konyaspor, while in the second round they defeated Braga at home by 2:0. So, Shakhtar didn’t concede a single goal so far and they are traditionally one of the best teams in the competition. Victory against Gent would almost guarantee them first place on the table in the end of the group phase, which was their primary goal in this Europa League season. In domestic Ukrainian Premier League table, Shakhtar is currently a leader, with 29 points after 11 matches and they are in amazing series of results – 13 matches undefeated run! In those 13 matches we saw a draw only twice, so the level of self confidence is ultra high in Shakhtar, that’s for sure!

Gent Betting News

Gent recorded the away draw against Braga in the first round. The result was 1:1 and that point can be even crucial for them in the end of the group phase of the competition. In the second round, they defeated Konyaspor by 2:0, so they are now waiting for the big match against Shakhtar Donetsk and they are hoping to win at least a point. In Belgium First Division A table Gent is currently 4th with 18 points after 10 matches. Gent is also in a great form at the moment, in their previous 18 matches they were defeated only twice!

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Gent Match Betting Prediction

This will be the first official match between these two teams. Shakhtar is a huge favourite against Gent and they should win this match in a comfortable fashion.

Match Betting Tip: Shakhtar Donetsk to win @1.44 at Bet365

: Posted in Europa League • Date: 19.10.2016