Sam WattShakhtar Donetsk v Man City, Wednesday September 18th, 20:00, Oblasny SportKomplex Metalist. Manchester City will be hoping of landing their first ever Champions League title this season and begin their campaign with a tricky trip to Ukraine to take on Shakhtar Donestk.
Shakhtar have scored 19 times across their opening six matches in the Ukrainian league while Manchester City area always prolific in front of goal and are strong favourites to win here. 888 Sport have attractively priced an away victory with both teams scoring at 33/20 and is worth more consideration.
This is among the best online betting odds as this was the outcome in both of City’s games against Shakhtar last season as they ramped up an impressive nine goals over the matches. Pep Guardiola’s men should win here comfortably and they are relentless so winning both halves is the likely outcome. 10Bet price City to win both halves at 39/20.
Head to Head
All four meetings have come in the past two years in this competition with City winning 3-0 and 6-0 last season, although Shakhtar recorded a 2-1 victory in Ukraine in 2017 when the English side had already sealed their progress through the groups.
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