Shakhtar will try to finish what he started on tour, when was won 2-1 in Turkey in front of Basaksehir. Counting for the playoffs of the Europa League, Shakhtar match – Basaksehir, will be held Thursday starting at 22:00.
In the first leg, Shakhtar took the lead in the 24th minute thanks to an own goal scored Cikalleshi, while Kovalenko lead in minute 41. Belözoğlu reduced the disabled in 56 minutes from the penalty spot, but guests remained at the helm until the game final. Thus, Shakhtar has maintained a positive record against teams from Turkey, managed to gather until now 6 wins and a draw in seven disputes.
Basaksehir managed this weekend to get the first win of the current season after the championship was won 1-0 in front of Fenerbahce. The only goal of the match was scored as early as the 3rd minute of Mossoro, while Belözoğlu has been removed in the second half. On the other side, Shakhtar continued his series of victories in the championship, succeeded to categorically 4-0 with Dnipro. After 5 rounds, the band led by Fonseca, took first place with maximum points.
With four consecutive victories in all competitions, the hosts are clear favorites in Thursday’s match. Moreover, two of which were obtained at zero, while in 3 of the last 4 matches, “miners” have scored at least 2 goals.
|FC Shakhtar Donetsk||Achievement||İstanbul Başakşehir FK|
|1||Longest winning run||0|
|0||Longest losing streak||1|
|1||Longest run without loss||2|
|0||Longest run without win||3|
|1||Matches over 2.25 goals||2|
|0||Matches under 2.25 goals||1|
|1||Matches First Half Over 0.5||2|
|0||Matches First Half Under 0.5||1|
|2||Average goals scored||1|
|1||Average goals allowed||1.33|
|0||Failure to score||1|
|1 – 2||Biggest victory||–|
|–||Biggest defeat||1 – 2|
|0||Goalless draw at home match||1 (50%)|
|0 (0%)||Goalless draw at away match||0 (0%)|
|V. Kovalenko||Top Goal Scorer||E. Višća|