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Shakhtar - Barcelona: main trends for the Champions League match

Dean Hall
Shakhtar - Barcelona: main trends for the Champions League match

Today, as part of the fourth round of the UEFA Champions League group stage, Shakhtar Donetsk will face Barcelona. RatingBet has prepared the main trends for the upcoming match.

Barcelona is considered the clear favorite, with odds of 1.29 for their victory. A draw is estimated at 6.5, and a Shakhtar win at 11.

  • Barcelona to win - P2 - odds 1.29. Barcelona has won the last four head-to-head matches against Shakhtar.
  • Barcelona to score first - odds 1.28. The Catalans have scored first in 6 out of their last 7 matches.
  • Barcelona to win the first half - odds 1.71. In the last three matches against Barcelona, Shakhtar has lost in the first half.
  • Total goals: Over 2.5 - odds 1.48. In five out of the eight previous encounters between the teams, the total has exceeded 2.5 goals.

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There is no doubt that Barcelona will want to secure their place in the knockout stage with this game. A victory guarantees Barcelona's progress to the next stage of the tournament and allows them to focus on their domestic league until mid-February. Shakhtar currently does not appear to be the team that can prevent Barcelona from winning the group ahead of schedule.