Shakhtar Donetsk – Real Madrid
We are heading to Kiev where Shakhtar Donetsk will host Real Madrid in a match from Group B of the Champions League. We recommend you to stay with us and our football best betting tips for today. They could be useful.
Both teams are fighting for the chance to progress towards the 1/8-finals of the competition. At this moment Real Madrid are in a better position to do it as they are second in the group with 7 points. At the same time Shakhtar are following with 3 points less, so for them this is a chance to level up with Los Blancos. To be fair this is their final chance to keep their chances of reaching the 1/8-finals alive.
The Ukrainian giants started their Champions League campaign with a bang when they won with 3-2 their visit to Real Madrid in the Spanish capital. They had problems in their next three matches, though, when they won just one point.
Last week Luis Castro’s team suffered a heavy 0-4 loss during the visit to Borussia M’gladbach in Germany. The Ukrainians were far from the levels they showed at the Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano in the beginning of the group stage.
Real Madrid had a rocky start of the campaign, but they won precious points with two wins over Inter Milan. There are some doubts about Madrid’s current shape, though. During the weekend Zinedine Zidane’s team suffered a dissapointing 1-2 loss against Deportivo Alaves at home. Now the club’s fans are getting really worried.
That’s our football best betting tips for the Champions League fixture between Shakhtar Donetsk and Real Madrid in Kiev. Shakhtar lost their last two matches in the competition while Real Madrid won their last two. Despite being away from home we believe Real Madrid are the huge favourites in this one.