Shakhtar Donetsk and Basel will meet in a 1/4-finals game from Europa League
Shakhtar Donetsk and Basel will meet at the Veltins-Arena in Gelsenkirchen in a 1/4-finals game from Europa League. One of these two teams will win a place at the 1/2-finals of the competition. Let’s preview this match in our football best betting tips for today.
Shakhtar Donetsk reached the 1/4-finals after two wins against Bundesliga side Wolfsburg. The Ukrainians won the first leg in Germany with 2-1, while in the second one they achieved a spectacular 3-0 win in Kyiv. Luis Castro’s boys scored all of their three goals in the last minutes of the game. Junior Moraes put the ball twice in the net, while Manor Solomon also put his name on the scoresheet.
Shakhtar Donetsk won the Europa League in 2009 and now they are really close to the 1/2-finals. Because of COVID-19 pandemic we are going to see only single games until the end of the 2019/20 edition of the tournament. Every mistake could be fatal now, so these teams must show their best focus on the pitch.
Basel reached the 1/4-finals of Europa League after two wins against another Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt. Despite finishing third in the Swiss Super League, Basel are now the Swiss team with a best European performance for the season.
Few days ago the Swiss team hosted Eintracht Frankfurt and secured a 1-0 win at the St. Jakob Park. The central midfielder Fabian Frei scored the only goal in the game in the 88th minute. Basel won the tie against Eintracht with an aggregate score of 4-0 which was more than impressive.
In our football best betting tips we believe that Shakhtar Donetsk are favourites against Basel, but we won’t be too quick to write the Swiss team off. We have a feeling that they are ready to fight. Let’s see.