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Europa League: Shakhtar Donetsk vs Feyenoord – Betting preview

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The first leg last-16 Europa League clash at Polish Army this coming Thursday sees Shakhtar Donetsk hosting opponents Feyenoord.

Team form: Shakhtar Donetsk vs Feyenoord

Shakhtar Donetsk Form

Shakhtar Donetsk beat Rennes by 2-1, lost 1-0 against Rennes, before defeating FC Minaj 1-4. Shakhtar Donetsk showed little mercy in their past six matches at Polish Army, of which they won five, drew none and lost once. They hit the target 13 times, while letting in five themselves.

Feyenoord Form

Feyenoord look fabulous with three wins on the trot, starting off against Fortuna Sittard, who were defeated by 2-4. Then, SC Heerenveen got outclassed in a 0-1 win, before beating FC Groningen by 1-0. Feyenoord came through their last six away games in the Europa League without a single win. Of those six matches, they drew three and lost three in which, they were outscored by eight goals to four.

Betting stats and facts for Shakhtar Donetsk and Feyenoord

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the last couple of matches that Shakhtar Donetsk and Feyenoord played across all tournaments.

  • Shakhtar Donetsk have scored in 21 of the last 22 matches
  • In 12 of the last 14 Shakhtar Donetsk matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In the last 7 matches in a row Shakhtar Donetsk played, both teams scored
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have conceded in the last 7 matches in a row
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have not lost 7 of the last 9 matches
  • Feyenoord have scored in 37 of the last 39 matches
  • Feyenoord have not lost 26 of the last 28 matches
  • In 6 of the last 7 matches Feyenoord played, both teams scored
  • Feyenoord have won the last 5 matches in a row
  • Feyenoord have lost 4 of the last 5 matches and both teams scored at the same time

Players under-the-radar: Shakhtar Donetsk vs Feyenoord

While Santiago Gimenez added four strikes to his account in his last six games in the Europa League, Junior Moraes scored twice in his last six.

Full-time result

In their last 10 matches at Polish Army across all tournaments Shakhtar Donetsk won five times, drew four and lost one times. Feyenoord claimed six wins, two draw and two defeats in their last 10 games away. Feyenoord have 6 wins on the trot. Feyenoord didn’t lose any of their 6 most recent away games.

Both teams to score

Shakhtar Donetsk scored first in seven of their last ten home games. Feyenoord scored the opening goal in seven of the last ten away from home. Feyenoord have been ready from the outset, scoring the opening goal no less than seven times in their previous 10 outings. Shakhtar Donetsk scored the first goal of the game in eight of their last 10 games.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out nine times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Shakhtar Donetsk, who scored an average of 3.1 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of Feyenoord’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 2.5 goals in these matches. Shakhtar Donetsks last 3 matches had over 4.5 goals. Feyenoord are on a nice streak of scoring at least once in their previous 22 matches.

Betting suggestion: Shakhtar Donetsk vs Feyenoord

The match between Shakhtar Donetsk and Feyenoord should be an interesting one to watch and play some bets on, too. Therefore, we have come up with a free betting tip for this Europa League game.

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