Vorskla Poltava – Shakhtar Donetsk Prediction & Preview and Betting Tips (18.07.2017)


Prediction for Vorskla Poltava – Shakhtar Donetsk

Over 2.5 goals @ 1.60

Vorskla Poltava and Shakhtar Donetsk face off in Stadion Vorskla im. Oleksiya Butov’skogo, in a match for the first day of the Premier League. The record of direct matches in this stadium is favorable to the visiting team, who in the last 6 games won 4, tied 1 and lost 1. Indeed, the last time these two teams met in this stadium was on 18-09-2016 , In a match for the Premier League that ended the victory of Shakhtar Donetsk by (0-1). Taison (54 ‘) scored the only goal of the match. The Shakhtar Donetsk presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor, so in this match the home factor can be decisive.

Vorskla Poltava

This is the first game in this edition of the competition of the home team, which finished the previous edition in the 1st position. This is a team that presents similar results at home and abroad, so it is not usually affected by the house factor, since in the last 30 games it has 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; Against 5 wins, 6 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. The team reaches this match after a draw at home with the Voluntari by (1-1). In the last 10 home games for all competitions, Vorskla Poltava won 4, drew 5 and lost 1. His defense has been very solid as he only conceded in 3 of the last 10 matches.

The Vorskla finished needing to dispute the hexagonal of descent in the last season, but did not run risks of falling of division, since it had obtained a good difference of score in relation to the rivals that were in worse situation. Of course this season the team will not want to go through that again and has a pretension to dispute at least the final hex, so he wants to do his homework always, but soon in the premiere will face the national champion, so Expect at least to play well and if you can tie it will be something positive. For this match coach Vasyl Sachko must take to the field what is best at his disposal.

Shakhtar Donetsk

The visiting team makes its debut in this edition of the test after finishing the last season in the 1st position. This is a team that has curiously been stronger outside than at home, since in the last 30 games it registers 12 victories, 2 ties and 1 defeat as visitor; Against 10 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. In the last game he played, for the Super Cup, won Dinamo Kiev at home (2-0). In his last 10 away games, Shakhtar Donetsk recorded 7 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss. His attack has scored regularly, scoring goals in 8 of the last 10 games.

After two seasons without being national champion, Shakhtar Donetsk returned to conquer the most important trophy of Ukraine, so much that it is the favorite again, hoping that it fulfills its objectives and defends the title. It is very early to predict something in relation to their rivals, but without a doubt the visiting team is the favorite because of the superior staff available. That’s why, despite playing as a visitor will go in search of his first victory. For this match the technician Paulo Fonseca must take to the field what he has of the best available.

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