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AS Roma vs Shakhtar Donetsk: Prediction and Betting Tips

20:00, Mar 11 2021
AS Roma vs Shakhtar Donetsk prediction for Thursday’s round ⅛  of the UEFA Europa League at Stadio Olimpico in Rome. AS Roma who eliminated Braga in the last round host Shakhtar Donetsk conquerors of Maccabi Tel Aviv. Follow on for our free predictions and betting tips.

AS Roma confident of advancing

It has been a very good season for Roma so far, the Romans are fourth in Serie A and battling for a UEFA Champions League spot with Atalanta and Juventus, they are also in the Europa League last 16 and will do their best to overcome a tricky tie against Shakhtar.

Roma had won their Group A in the group stage, with 13 points from four wins, one draw, and one defeat. They scored 13 goals and conceded five.

The Giallorossi will be confident of advancing to the quarter-finals as they have just one defeat in the Olimpico this season, and in each of their last three Europa League home victories, they netted at least three goals. 

Shakhtar Donetsk looking to repeat a semi-final run

After a double clean sheet in the last round where they ousted Maccabi Tel Aviv on a 3-0 aggregate win, Shakhtar enter this match with the ambition of repeating their last year’s result of reaching the semi-final, but they are faced with a tough tie against AS Rome.

The visitors have lost just one away match this season. They qualified to the Europa League after finishing third in Group B, eliminating another top Italian team and Serie A leader Inter Milan.

The Ukrainians did have a horrid defensive performance conceding 12 goals, ten of them against B. Monchengladbach over two matches. In the Ukraine league, Shakhtar are in the second position with one defeat the whole season.

Key Stats

  • Roma has won the last three home matches
  • Roma are unbeaten in the last four home matches
  • Roma have scored in all of their last three home matches
  • Shakhtar have won five of their last six matches in the Europa League
  • Shakhtar have won their last two Europa League matches

AS Roma vs Shakhtar Donetsk Prediction

In their previous four matches. Shakhtar have won three times and Roma once. Very few goals have been scored in Shakhtar’s last seven matches, with all of them seeing under 2.5 goals and both teams have not scored in all of those seven matches.

In Roma’s last seven matches, two times only both teams scored. In the Europa League, 50% of Roma’s matches saw BTTS.

Looking at their recent form, Roma have been scoring more goals with 12 goals in seven matches while Shakhtar scored six goals. We predict both teams will not score in this match.

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