Castro’s Ukrainians meet Koller’s Swiss in the quarterfinals of the Europa League, on Veltins Arena and promise us that they will give us a real show.
A team that is going through a very good form, managing to win for the 13th time the championship in Ukraine and for the fourth time in a row, finished the championship at a distance of 23 points compared to the next Dinamo Kiev.
He had the best goal average with 80 goals scored and only 26 conceded.
In the eighth finals of the Europa League, he managed to beat the Germans from Wolfsburg by victories in both rounds, with 3-0 and 2-1, respectively, which shows us that it is not a team to be neglected.
Also in the first round after the groups he defeated Benfica, a pretty strong team.
Junior Moraes scored 23 goals for Shakhtar in both important competitions in which she was engaged.
The most famous Swiss football team of the last decade, it seems that it did not have the strength to win the championship this season, finishing only on the 3rd place, a position that ensures its qualification in the Europa League for the next season as well.
The average goal was a very good one with 74 goals scored and only 38 received.
Instead, in the Europa League, he had a great run, managing to get past the groups and defeat Apoel and Frankfurt in the next rounds with victories in both rounds, 1-0 and 3-0.
Fabian Frei is the team’s top scorer in the Europa League, with 5 successes.
⚽️Probable and Absent Teams.
Shakhtar (4-3-3): Pyatov – Dodo, Kryvtsov, Matviyenko, Bolbat – Marcos Antonio, Stepanenko, Alan Patrick – Marlos, Junior Moraes, Taison.
FC Basel (4-2-3-1): Nikolic – Widmer, Van Der Werff, Alderente, Petretta – Xhaka, Frei – Stocker, Campo, Pululu – Cabral.
Shakhtar: David Khocholava, Maksym Malyshev and Goncalves dos Santos Ismaily.
Basel: Ramires, Jonas Omlin, Kevin Bua, Luca Zuffi and Zdravko Kuzmanovic.
⚽️History of Direct Confrontations.
The last direct match was a friendly one and it was played in 2015, being won by Shakhtar with the score of 3-1.
Football Prediction of the Day Shakhtar vs Basel
A game where I expect it to be one with a lot of goal phases and, of course, goals, which is why I chose to bet on a special GG or 3+ prediction.
We are dealing with two offensive teams used to scoring a lot, but at the same time they also receive goals.
Shakhtar had an average of over 3 goals per game in the Ukrainian Premier League, with 80 goals scored and 26 conceded.
Basel also had an average of over 3 goals in the 36 goals played in the Super League, with 74 goals scored and 38 conceded.
In 4 of the 5 direct matches played, at least 3 goals were scored, and in 2 of them it was scored in both goals.
Prediction Today: GG or 3+