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Shakhtar Donetsk v Manchester City
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Shakhtar Donetsk vs Manchester City Match Preview

Coming up on Wednesday evening (UK time), in a Champions League match-up, Shakhtar Donetsk will go head to head with Manchester City at Oblasny SportKomplex Metalist with a 8:00pm start.

BT Sport 3 and BT Sport Extra will be showing this match in the UK.

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Head To Head

Shakhtar Donetsk played Manchester City in November in a Champions League match. The winners were Manchester City - winning with a score of 6-0. Gabriel Jesus scored three.

In the last decade of FTG data, the two sides have met 4 times. Shakhtar Donetsk have run out winners in 1 of them, while Manchester City have won 3 of these occasions. The remaining 0 matches resulted in a draw.

In their matches to date, there has been an average of 3.5 goals per game. Shakhtar Donetsk score an average of 0.5. Manchester City score an average of 3.0 each time they've met.

Looking at the combined records on the road, the visiting side has won 75% of these encounters. The home side has prevailed in 25% of them.

Shakhtar Donetsk

There is a total of 52 matches played by Shakhtar Donetsk in the last year. They have 35 wins; 11 draws; and 6 losses. In percentage terms, they have won 67%, drawn 21%, and lost 11% of their recent matches.

In this time, they have scored 2.15 goals on average per match; while conceding 0.87 goals on average.

A look at their home record in this time. They have a win rate of 56% (14 wins) in their 25 home fixtures. 36% (9) of these home games have been a draw, with the remaining 8% (2) ending in a loss for the home side.

On average they have scored 2.2 times when playing at home in this same period and they have conceded 0.84.

Across all competitions, they are averaging 2.8 goals per game in their most recent ten matches; 9 of these matches have been wins. Of these ten games, 3 of them have seen both sides score. There have been 7 matches with over 2.5 goals.

And they are also on a run of 7 matches in a row in which they have scored.

Manchester City

There have been 65 matches played by Manchester City over the recent 12 months. They have 52 wins; 7 draws; and 6 losses. Therefore, in percentage terms, they have won 80%, drawn 10%, and lost 9% of their recent matches.

Over this period, they have scored 2.83 times per match, on average, while conceding 0.66.

A look at their away record in this time. They have a win rate of 70% (24 wins) from the most recent 34 away fixtures. 17% (6) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 11% (4) being a loss as the away side.

Their away scoring record for this period shows that their average number of goals scored is 2.21 and they have conceded 0.71 on average.

In their last ten matches they have averaged 3.4 goals per match and this has led to their current win rate of 70%. The total number of times both Manchester City and the opposition have scored is 6 out of the ten; and there has been 8 matches with over 2.5 goals.

They have scored in their last 7 matches.