Manchester City – Shakhtar Donetsk : Preview & Prediction
Manchester City did not expect to experience such an early European season. Dreaming of winning the Champions League with the English club, Pep Guardiola had his only defeat of the season on the first day of the European competition. While the Citizens welcomed Olympique Lyonnais, Sergio Aguero’s teammates were surprised on their turf (2-1). However, Manchester City has recovered well. Hoffenheim (2-1) and Shakhtar Donetsk (3-0) went on to win two straight wins, putting the Mancunian side in first place in their group. To bolster its leadership position, the Manchester City defeat Shakhtar Donetsk in front of his home crowd this time around. Having already largely beaten the Ukrainian club outside, the men of Pep Guardiola should have the means to win quietly. On a series of five wins in a row, in all competitions, the teammates of Bernardo Silva intend to extend it as long as possible.
Manchester City remains on five wins in a row, in all competitions.
The Citizens have won their last two Champions League matches.
If successful, the English club consolidate its first place in the group.
Pep Guardiola’s men have had only one defeat this season.
In the first leg, Manchester City had largely imposed on the grass of Shakhtar Donetsk (3-0).
Despite a hitch during the first day, Manchester City seems above in this pool. Having finally chained the victories, the English club hopes to ensure qualification as soon as possible. For this, the men of Pep Guardiola should easily win against Shakhtar.
Manchester City – Shakhtar Donetsk : Betting Tips
Manchester City – Win Odds: 1.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70