EUROPA: Champions League – group stage
Match start: 20:45 (GMT+2)
Manchester City, England, Napoli Italy, Shakhtar Ukraine and Feyenoord Holland! This is the way, the 6th quartet is looking like and in which, according to bookmakers, the 3rd winners of the championships of England and Italy and also the new champion of Ukraine will be fighting for going into the first play-off round.
We present to your attention the first meeting of Shakhtar Donetsk against Napoli. This time all matches of Shakhtar will be held not in Lviv but in Kharkiv on Metalist arena.
Shakhtar Donetsk Ukraine (the head coach Paulo Fonseca)
In 8 last rounds of UPL the team has won 7 matches and now, having 21 points, is heading the standings. The second position is taken by Dynamo Kyiv (19) and the 3rd place is taken by Vorskla Poltava (17).
By the way, its only defeat in this season the team of Paulo Fonseca had experienced in the 3rd round in Kharkiv against Dynamo (0:1). Today’s bid doesn’t include injured Serhiy Kryvtsov and Maksym Malyshev.
Napoli Italy (the head coach Maurizio Sarri)
Last Sunday, during the last match of the 3rd round of Serie A Napoli has gained its 3rd victory in a row. That time it was away win against Bologna (0:3). And now the team of Maurizio Sarri is in its perfect form and according to the chief coach of Manchester City Josep Guardiola Napoli demonstrates amazing football.
But very soon the life of Azzurri can be changed greatly. The chief coach of the team Maurizio Sarri has received an invitation from London to head West Ham United.
Of course, it is silly to leave the team that is taking part in the group tournament of the Champions League and to accept the position of the coach of the EPL underdog. But here the main factor is money.
Shakhtar Donetsk – 3.50, draw – 3.50, Napoli – 2.20;
Our tip: Both teams to score (yes) - odds 1.71 10Bet