Genk vs Shakhtar Donetsk prediction: These two teams are clubs with special offers to compete in the final qualifying round before being able to play in the group stage of this year’s Champions League. Obviously, the opportunity will only be for one name. Surely, both teams will need to show their bravery and strength to be the winner.
- Match date: 06:00 pm on 2021/08/03
- Event: Champions League Qualif.
- Stage: Qualification round 3
- Location: Luminus Arena
GENK VS SHAKHTAR DONETSK PREDICTION: TEAM COMPARISON & TIPS
For 2 consecutive seasons, Genk could not surpass Club Brugge to win the championship in the Belgian league. Even last season, they were 20 points behind this opponent after 34 matches. In addition, the home team Luminus Arena is disappointing this season. Because all 3 official matches since the beginning of the season so far have not won any. Specifically, losing to Club Brugge in the super cup match, then only getting 1 point after 2 matches in the league. Most recently, they lost to KV Oostende at home.
Shakhtar Donetsk is having an extremely impressive start in the Ukrainian league. They have won the first two matches, most recently a jubilant victory right on the field of FC Lviv with a difference of 3 goals. This is also the 5th match in a row that the representative of Ukraine has not lost when winning 4, drawing 1. The only draw is against Schalke 04 in a friendly match. In addition, Shakhtar Donetsk players also have a good away form. They have won the last 4/5 matches, even those are victories with a strong score.
The poor performance in recent times has made confidence in Genk players. This team has lost all of the last 5 times to open the bet. Meanwhile, with the recent impressive away form, which has helped the representative of Serbia to win the bet up to 4/5 times in the last away matches. It should be remembered that they are all convincing victories with a difference and did not concede any goals.
Select: Shakhtar Donetsk -1/4 FT.
Shakhtar Donetsk has never scored less than 3 goals in the last 3 away matches. In the last 3 consecutive matches, they have also scored 2 or more goals. That shows that they have a very high-quality attack and play very effectively. Meanwhile, in the last 3 home matches, Genk has scored 9 goals but also received 9 goals. Therefore, the ability to explode in this match is very easy to happen.
Select: Over 2 1/4 FT.
In addition to the outstanding performance compared to the opponent in the past time, the representative of Serbia is also more appreciated for the experience in the continental playground. The proof is that last season, Shakhtar Donetsk once enrolled in the group stage of this arena. And they played well when they won 8 points. They have equal points with the team that reached the 1-8 round, Monchengladbach, 2 points behind the leader Real Madrid. Therefore, it is very difficult for Genk to stand firm in this confrontation.
Select: Shakhtar Donetsk FT.
Genk vs Shakhtar Donetsk Prediction: Genk 1-3 Shakhtar Donetsk FT (0-2 H1).
Genk: Maarten Vandevoordt, Gerardo Daniel Arteaga Zamora, Angelo Preciado, Bryan Heynen, Mark McKenzie, Mujaid Sadick, Patrik Hrosovsky, Mike Tresor Ndayishimiye, Junya Ito, Theo Bongonda, Cyriel Dessers.
Shakhtar Donetsk: Anatoliy Trubin, Marlon, Mykola Matvienko, Dodô, Viktor Kornienko, Taras Stepanenko, Tetê, Alan Patrick, Marcos Antônio, Manor Solomon, Lassina Traoré.
The above is information about the prediction in the 1st match of Champions League Qualif. between Genk vs Shakhtar Donetsk on 2021/08/03 of the CMD368 bookie.