February 20, Shakhtar Donetsk will meet with Portuguese Benfica in the 1/16 finals of the Europa League. Your attention online broadcast of the match: watch and support the miners!
Today, Shakhtar Donetsk and Benfica begin their journey in the Europa League. Both teams played in the autumn in the Champions League, but finished bottom of their groups in third place and thus went to the tournament of a lower rank.
Note for Shakhtar, this match will be the first official match in the new year. The miners were preparing for the second half of the season in Turkey, where he spent eight test matches: 5 victories, 2 draws and 1 defeat.
THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE MATCH SHAKHTAR – BENFICA
Venue: stadium “Metalist”, Kharkov
Referee: Bobby Madden (Scotland)
Which channel broadcast: Football 1
Where to watch online: on the website OLL.tv, livesport.ws gooool.org
Prediction and betting bookmakers: 2,50 – 3,40 – 2,90
It should be noted that the Donetsk club was the only representative of Ukraine in Euro cups of a season 2019/20. The mentor of Shakhtar luís Castro will play again against the Lisbon “eagles”, which Portugal won only 2 times, losing 5. Shakhtar vs Benfica intersect only UEFA Champions League group stage. The miners then exchanged exit victories with the opponent, but took the last place.
ONLINE BROADCAST OF THE MATCH SHAKHTAR VS BENFICA
According to bookmakers, a slight advantage in the match the Ukrainian team. On the victory of “miners” can be supplied with a ratio of 2.50, the success of the Portuguese club is estimated to 2.90, the draw can be backed at odds of 3.40.
WATCH ONLINE SHAKHTAR VS BENFICA
Interestingly, a miner nine times playing at home against Portuguese clubs-three times won, lost and tied. Benfica in Ukraine have won three and lost twice. Shakhtar coach luís Castro before the match he compared his team with the opponents. According to the coach, the favourite in this pair is not.
Behind the scenes of the Europa League! Our dressing room at the RSC “Metalist” in anticipation of the arrival of the team.#Santabanta https://t.co/dhKKqLQ6o4 pic.twitter.com/nn8lJBVeUT
— FC Shakhtar Donetsk (@FCShakhtar_ua) February 20, 2020