Benfica v Shakhtar Donetsk Tips, Predictions and Odds
Benfica host Shakhtar Donetsk in European Europa League on Thursday 27th February, 8:00pm at Estádio da Luz.
PREDICTIONS & ODDS:
WIN/DRAW/WIN KEY STATISTICS:
Benfica has won 45% of their last 20 home cup games and Shakhtar has lost 35% of their last 20 away cup games.
The last time Shakhtar won away in the cup was 3 games ago against Atalanta. The last time Benfica lost a home cup game was 3 matches ago against RB Leipzig.
Benfica last kept a clean sheet at home in their last game, and have kept 8 clean sheets in their last 20 home games. Shakhtar last failed to score away in the cup 6 games ago and have missed the net in 5 of their last 20 away league games.
Of the 9 cup games Benfica has won at home, they scored first 9 times. Of the 7 away games Shakhtar has lost, they conceded first 7 times.View KickOff's top European Europa League tipsters here >
LAST MATCH KEY STATISTICS
Benfica's last starting line-up was:
|DEF:||Tomas Tavares, Ferro, Ruben Dias, Alex Grimaldo|
|MID:||Chiquinho, Julian Weigl, Rafa Silva, Pizzi|
|FWD:||Adel Taarabt, Dyego Sousa|
In European Europa League this season, this Benfica XI has played 214 matches and scored 30 goals.
This European Europa League line-up has 561 all-time European Europa League appearances and 91 goals.
Shakhtar Donetsk's last starting line-up was:
|DEF:||Dodo, Sergey Krivtsov, Mykola Matvienko, Ismaily|
|MID:||Alan Patrick, Marcos Antonio, Taras Stepanenko|
|FWD:||Marlos, Taison, Junior Moraes|
In European Europa League this season, this Shakhtar Donetsk XI has played 74 matches and scored 7 goals.
This European Europa League line-up has 255 all-time European Europa League appearances and 24 goals.