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Shakhtar Donetsk vs Genk Predictions & Tips - Shakhtar to win again in the Champions League

  • Shakhtar Donetsk vs Genk predictions for Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League match
  • The 3rd qualifying round second leg is being played at 6.30pm BST in Ukraine
  • Can Genk stop their losing record on the road in the UCL?
  • The Belgian club have lost their last 7 away matches in the Champions League
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Shakhtar Donetsk beat Genk 2-1 last week (Getty Images)
Eddy Tora 10 Aug 2021
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Shakhtar Donetsk vs Genk Predictions


Shakhtar Donetsk were too good for Genk in the first leg in Belgium. I am backing the Ukraine club to win again in the UEFA Champions League.
  • Shakhtar Donetsk vs Genk Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Shakhtar Donetsk Form
  • Shakhtar Donetsk Injuries & Team News
  • Genk Form
  • Genk Injuries & Team News
  • Shakhtar Donetsk vs Genk Live Stream FAQ

  • Shakhtar Donetsk have won 2 of their last 3 matches (Champions League).
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have kept 2 clean sheets in their last 3 matches (Champions League).
  • Genk have lost their last 7 away matches (Champions League).
  • Genk have lost by 4+ goals in 4 of their last 5 away matches (Champions League).
  • Genk have lost to nil in 4 of their last 6 away matches (Champions League).

Head to Head


Shakhtar Donetsk won 2-0 against Genk last week, the first match between these clubs.

Shakhtar Donetsk Form


Shakhtar Donetsk won both matches to start the new Ukraine Premier League season. They beat Ingulets 2-1 and PFK Lviv 3-0 with Traoré, Dentinho and Pedrinho scoring the goals.

Roberto De Zerbi’s side won 2-1 at Genk in the Champions League third qualifying round first leg last week. They had 14-7 shots, overturning a 1-0 half time deficit with goals to Tetê and Alan Patrick.

Shakhtar returned to the Premier League with a 2-1 defeat against Oleksandriya on Saturday. Viktor Kornienko equalised early on but they fell behind again in the 21st minute.

Shakhtar Donetsk Injuries & Team News


Centre back Valeriy Bondar, winger Manor Solomon and striker Júnior Moraes are injured.

Winger Yevgen Konoplyanka could be fit enough for a spot on the bench.

Former Ajax striker Lassina Traoré scored in his first two competitive games for Shakhtar Donetsk. Expect Traoré, Tetê and Pedrinho to return to the starting side here.

Genk Form


Genk started the season with a 3-2 defeat against Club Brugge in the Belgian Super Cup.

John van den Brom’s side started their league campaign with a 1-1 draw at Standard Liège, 4-3 defeat against Oostende and 2-1 win at Kortrijk.

Genk took the lead against Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League third qualifying round first leg. Paul Onuachu opened the scoring but they couldn’t contatin the Ukraine champions. 

Genk’s away record in the Champions League has been poor since 2011, losing seven straight. That includes some heavy defeats including 5-0 at Chelsea, 7-0 at Valencia, 6-2 at Salzburg and 4-0 at Napoli.

Genk Injuries & Team News


Genk have a full strength side available.

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Verdict

Shakhtar Donetsk overpowered Genk in the first leg and should do so again in Ukraine.

Best Bet: Shakhtar Donetsk Win Full Time Result @100.00 at Unibet - 4 Units
Value Bet: Shakhtar Donetsk -1 Handicap @250.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit
Value Bet: Shakhtar Donetsk Win To Nil @310.00 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Shakhtar Donetsk 3-0 Correct Score @1800.0 at PlaySugarhouse Sport - 1 Unit

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