This Tuesday, Shakhtar Donestk welcomes Inter for a match of the 2nd day of group B of the Champions League. Shakhtar will want to confirm after their first victory against Real while Inter hope to win their first victory.
Shakhtar Donetsk vs Inter Free Betting Picks
Last year, Shakhtar Donetsk could not get out of a fairly tough Champions League pool by finishing in 3rd place behind Manchester City, Atalanta Bergamo but ahead of Dinamo Zagreb. Logically diverted to the Europa League, the Moles distinguished themselves by joining the semi-finals, ultimately largely dominated by … Inter (5-0). On the other hand, on the national scene, the Miners once again won the title ahead of Dynamo Kyiv. This year, they are currently 3rd in the standings before receiving the Vorskla Poltava this weekend. On Wednesday evening, Luis Castro’s players made a big blow by winning the field of Real Madrid (2-3) despite many absences and they occupy for the moment the place of the leader of this group B.
Very ambitious this season after finishing in 2nd place in the standings in Italy, Inter missed the Scudetto last season by a small point behind Juventus. In Europe, the Nerazzurri finished in 3rd place in their group behind Barça and Dortmund but ahead of Slavia Prague. They also donated to the Europa League, they did quite a good figure thereby reaching the final where they were beaten by Sevilla FC (3-2). Back in business, Antonio Conte’s players started the season with 2 Serie A successes before being held back by Lazio (2-2) and especially AC Milan in the derby (1-2). Held in check by Monchengladbach (2-2) when they entered the Champions League, the Milanese will try to return to victory on the lawn of Genoa this weekend.
The workforce for Shakhtar Donetsk vs Inter
Once again, Ukrainian international midfielder Kovalenko is expected to be missed, along with executives Konoplyanka, Ismaily and Kovalenko, all on the sidelines. On the other hand, the number 1 goalkeeper Pyatov could make a comeback and players who test positive for Covid may be handed over. Among them are the holders Stepanenko, Taison, Alan Patrick, Junior Moraes, Matvienko and Krystov, as well as substitutes Bolbat and Fernando who were not travelling to Madrid. To see the evolution of the situation in the coming days.
On the Lombard side, executives Skriniar and Young, important midfielders Vecino and Gagliardini, rookie Hakimi and No. 2 goalkeeper Radu are not expected to make the trip to Ukraine. They were joined in the infirmary by former Gunner Alexis Sanchez. On the other hand, the Belgian international Lukaku is in great shape. Author of 4 goals in 4 days of the championship, the former Mancunian scored a double against Mönchengladbach. He should be associated with Lautaro Martinez (3 goals in the league).
The probable lineups for Shakhtar Donetsk vs Inter:
Shakhtar Donetsk: Trubin – Dodo, Bondar, Khocholava, Kornienko – Maycon, Marcos Antonio – Marlos, Tete, Solomon – Dentinho.
Inter: Handanovic – D’Ambrosio, De Vrij, Kolarov, Darmian – Vidal, Barella – Eriksen – Sanchez, Lukaku, Perisic.
Key points for the match Shakhtar Donetsk vs Inter
The meeting will be played with a very limited number of spectators.
There may be 5 changes per team in this match.
Betting Picks: Both teams to score