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Real Madrid go up against Shakhtar Donetskthis coming Wednesday in a game played out at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. We are entering the third round of the group stages of the Champions League with both very eager to add points to their tally.

After the second round of the group stage Real Madrid are number one on six points, while Shakhtar Donetsk have four points as number two.

Real Madrid are confident they will be scoring goals in their next assignment in the Champions League, as they show off very admirable numbers from their past ten matches. The hosts scored 2.5 goals on average per match, or 25 goals in total, while allowing seven goals against, for an average of 0.7 per outing. They managed three clean sheets along the way.

Ahead of their upcoming Champions League match, Shakhtar Donetsk have an ample average of 1.8 goals per game in their last ten matches. They scored a tolerable 18 goals, while also conceding 14 times. That amounts to an average of 1.4 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring three times.

Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk Prediction

Real Madrid look well suited to take on any opponent presently, as their last 3 matches saw them gain 7 points. They ran out 2-0 and 1-2 against RB Leipzig and Atletico Madrid respectively. Their winning streak came to an end against Osasuna, who claimed a point in a 1-1 draw. Real Madrid won five of their last six Champions League matches at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, scoring 14 and conceding six along the way. They lost once but didn't draw a single match.

Shakhtar Donetsk claimed seven points from their last nine available, as the won by 1-2 and 1-4 against FC Olexandriya and RB Leipzig, respectively. Last time out, Celtic ended up stealing a point in a 1-1 draw. Shakhtar Donetsk managed a decent return of three wins in their last six Champions League away matches, in which they scored eight while also conceding eight times. They also experienced zero draws and three defeats.

Anything but a home win would be a stunning result, and we Real Madrid back not to be stunned, just like we back numerous goals to be scored, when they face Shakhtar Donetsk.

Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk Stats

  • Real Madrid have won the last 10 matches in a row
  • Real Madrid have not lost the last 11 matches in a row
  • Real Madrid have scored in the last 11 matches in a row
  • Real Madrid have not lost 10 of the last 11 home matches
  • Real Madrid have won the last 5 home matches in a row
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have not lost 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have conceded in 11 of the last 13 away matches
  • In the last 3 matches in a row Shakhtar Donetsk played, both teams scored
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have scored in 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have won 4 of the last 5 matches
  • In 5 of the last 6 Real Madrid matches versus Shakhtar Donetsk the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In the last 3 Real Madrid home matches versus Shakhtar Donetsk the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Real Madrid have scored in 5 of the last 6 matches versus Shakhtar Donetsk
  • Real Madrid have scored in the last 3 home matches in a row versus Shakhtar Donetsk
  • Real Madrid have conceded in 4 of the last 5 matches versus Shakhtar Donetsk

Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk Team News

At the time of writing, Real Madrid have three players on their injured and absent list as they prepare to meet Shakhtar Donetsk this coming Wednesday.

Thibaut Courtois, Luka Modric and Lucas Vazquez are missing from the squad, Real Madrid will field against Shakhtar Donetskon Wednesday.

Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk H2H

Real Madrid beat Shakhtar Donetsk in their last two meetings, as they followed up a 5-0 win with a 2-1 victory. Real Madrid go into their upcoming match against Shakhtar Donetsk with a 67% winning record in recent meetings. This gives them a 4-0-2 record in the latest encounters with their next opponent. A record worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Over 2.5 goals came out one time in the last six matches between Real Madrid and Shakhtar Donetsk. Odds on under 2.5 goals are at 3.20 with bookies.

Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk Results

Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk Betting Tips

As the new Champions League campaign has recently started, we are still a bit in the dark, as to which striker will dominate the top scorer table for Real Madrid and Shakhtar Donetsk this season. However, there might be some interesting prospects, when looking at the list of players who are in the best form at the moment.

Real Madrid were able to win six of their previous 10 home games across all tournaments, while drawing three of the games. They suffered defeat in one of these outings. Shakhtar Donetsk won six of their last 10 games away, drew one and suffered defeat in three of them. Shakhtar Donetsk managed the first goal of the game in only four of those 10 previous games played away from home. Meanwhile, Real Madrid were first on target in six of their last 10 outings on home soil.

Over 2.5 goals happened five times in the past six encounters between Real Madrid and Shakhtar Donetsk, with Real Madrid scoring 2.83 goals on average per game. Shakhtar Donetsk averaged 1.5 goals, while both teams scored three times. Real Madrid scored an average of 2.5 goals in their last ten matches in which over 2.5 goals happened seven times. Over 2.5 goals came up in six of the last ten matches Shakhtar Donetsk played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.8 goals in these matches.