09/12/2020 Daily Predictions: UEFA Champions League 2020-21, Inter Milan v Shakhtar Donetsk

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Inter Milan v Shakhtar Donetsk Match preview

Inter Milan will play Shakhtar Donetsk on matchday 6 in the Champions League match at San Siro/Giuseppe Meazza on Wednesday night. Inter should manage to get through with a win over the visiting team at the expense of Madrid’s defeat to M’gladbach. 

The Miners are coming into the game after a 5-1 win to FC Minaj in Premier League, while Inter thrashed Bologna 3-1 in Serie A.

The visitors are at the top spot, two points clear ahead of the Nerazzurri who are five points placed in the last of the group.

Match Facts

  • Inter Milan has won five times, drawn once, and lost twice in eight matches in all competitions this season.
  • Nerazzurri has registered two clean-sheets in the last eight matches in all competitions.
  • Shakhtar Donetsk has registered three clean sheets in the last eight matches in all competitions this season.
  • The Miners have featured in 12 Ukraine Premier League matches this season winning seven times and drawn five times.
  • Inter Milan has won thrice out of five home matches in all competitions this season.
  • Shakhtar Donetsk has won twice out of four away matches in all competitions this season.

Inter Milan v Shakhtar Donetsk Head to Head

These teams have met four times in UEFA Champions; the visitors have failed to register any win against Inter, while Nerazzurri have won twice back in 2005 and 2020 2-0 and 5-0 respectively. In the previous encounter, both teams played for a barren draw.

Inter Milan Team News

Arturo Vidal has finished serving his suspension and is likely to be available for Inter but is only one booking away from another ban in Europe.

Alessandro Bastoni, Nicolo Barella, Stefan de Vrij, and Roberto Gagliardini risk one booking away from a one-match suspension that won’t bar Antonio Conte from getting the results he wants.

Aleksandar Kolarov tested positive for COVID-19, with Matias Vecino and Andrea Pinamonti there all at the sidelines.

Nicolo Barella and Ashley Young are also options on the table to choose from, though Lautaro Martinez is likely to return to the starting XI on Wednesday night.

Shakhtar Donetsk Team News

Junior Moraes has picked a fresh hamstring injury and is likely to miss the match, with other players ruled out for the visitors. The likes of Yevhen Konoplyanka Viktor Korniienko        Maksym Malyshev is likely to miss out.

Inter Milan v Shakhtar Donetsk Prediction

Inter is aiming to beat Shakhtar and on the other hand, Real Madrid-Gladbach does not end in a draw. Inter will finish last in Group B if they fail to win on Wednesday.

Inter is expected to be the favorites on Wednesday but they flatter to deceive under Antonio Conte in this competition. You cannot rule out an impressive result for the Ukraine side

Our topbets pundit is predicting a home and Betway is backing the results with 1.30 odds while 1XBet is giving 1.32 Odds.

Goals – Over 2.5

In the previous encounter, the two teams have produced more than two goals; therefore chances of registering more than two goals are likely to be on the scoreboard.

We expect more goals to be produced in this match therefore over 2.5 markets ascertained by our pundits

Betway is backing the goals with 1.40 while 1XBet is placing odds at 1.42. 

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