Shakhtar Donetsk will welcome Olympique Lyonnais
Let’s take a trip to Kyiv, where Shakhtar Donetsk will welcome Olympique Lyonnais in a game from Group F of the Champions League. We will discuss this clash in our vip soccer bets for today.
This is a direct battle for the 2nd place in the group. Right now Olympique Lyonnais are 2nd with 7 points, but Shakhtar are just 2 points behing at the third place. The Ukrainian team have a great opportunity to finish 2nd and qualify for the 1/8-finals of the competition, but only if they beat the French side.
So far Shakhtar have a record of 1 win, 2 draws and 2 defeats in the competition. They celebrated their first win in the previous round, when Paulo Fonseca’s boys achieved a 3-2 win against Hoffenheim away from home. Taison scored a brace for Shakhtar, while Ismaily also added one goal for the Ukrainian side.
Now it’s an “all or nothing” moment for Shakhtar. Beating Olympique Lyonnais won’t be easy. It’s not an accident that the French team is unbeaten in the group so far.
Olympique Lyonnais are 2nd in the group with 7 points won and a record of 1 win and 4 draws. Bruno Genesio’s team beat Manchester City in the first round of the group stage, but after this the French team made four consecutive draws.
In their last game Lyonnais made a 2-2 draw at home against the leader in the group Manchester City. Gnaly Cornet scored a brace for the French side, but Manchester City took the point with goals from Aymeric Laporte and Sergio Aguero.
These are our vip soccer bets for today for the Champions League clash between Shakhtar Donetsk and Olympique Lyonnais from Group G of the competition. Shakhtar need to win this game at any cost, while Lyonnais will be happy even with a draw here.