Shakhter vs Genk. Will the Miners confirm the status of the favorite of the game?

On Tuesday, August 10, a match between Shakhtar and Genk will take place at the NSC Olimpiyskiy stadium as part of the third qualifying round of the Champions League.

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Shakhter vs Genk


Shakhtar secured a minimal advantage before the return match with Genk, but still in the first match De Derbi's wards did not look the best and only after the break managed to turn the course of the meeting. In the new game, the Miners must play much harder to please their fans.

The Ukrainian team will have to make a difficult path to the group stage of the Champions League, so in terms of the game, it should add and improve the quality of the football shown. There is no doubt that the Italian coach will be able to properly set up his players for the next important match.


Genk had a good first match against Shakhtar and after the first half it even seemed that the Belgians would be able to create a small sensation and beat their opponent. But still, in the second half, Genk's players could not cope with the pressure of the Miners, missed twice and, as a result, lost the match.

In terms of performance, Genk is much inferior to Shakhtar, but due to the quality of the game and the great desire, the guests may well catch on to the result they need for themselves. To do this, the Belgian team needs to score at least one goal and play in a disciplined manner at their own goal, without making mistakes.
Shakhter vs Genk

Shakhter vs Genk facts

  • In the first match of the third qualifying round of the Champions League, Shakhtar defeated Genk with a score of 2: 1;
  • In the last five matches at all levels, Shakhtar scores an average of 2 goals per game;
  • In the last five games Genk concedes an average of 2 goals per game;
  • This season, Shakhtar has not lost yet under the leadership of Roberto De Derbi;
  • The winner of this confrontation will play the winner of the Sparta Prague — Monaco pair in the playoff round.

ODDs from download 1xbet

The popular bookmaker 1xbet offers its clients the following odds for this second leg of the third qualifying round of the Champions League: you can bet for a victory of Shakhtar for 1.76, for a draw result-for 3.95, and for a victory of Genk - for 4. Download 1xbet to your phone and place a bet on the favorite!

Game Totals Prediction

The first match against Genk turned out to be very difficult for Shakhtar, but still in the second half the Miners confirmed their class and demonstrated that they are a better team at the moment. In the second leg, the Belgian team will run to recoup and De Derby's wards may well take advantage of this circumstance. The individual class of the home team's players should again play a decisive role in this match, which means that the logical option for the forecast is a bet on the victory of Shakhtar for 1.75.

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