Champions League Betting: Shakhtar vs Man United - 10 Vital Statistics


10. Manchester United travel to the Ukraine for the first time since 2007 to face Shakhtar Donetsk. United have a W3 D1 record away to Ukrainian teams and are 2.80 to win.


9. Shakhtar are unbeaten in their last 14 home games (W11 D3) and have conceded just two goals in six. They are 2.65 to win.


8. David Moyes earned a 4-2 victory in his first ever Champions League game as United manager, against Leverkusen. The Scot saw his side dominate 57.1% possession – they are 2.50 to score twice or more on Wednesday.

 

7. Alex Teixeira netted a second half brace for Shakhtar in their first game of Group A against Real Sociedad. The forward is 15.00 to score twice again.


6. Shakhtar last played English opposition against Chelsea last season, beating the Blues 2-1 at home having recorded 11 shots on target. They are 10.00 to repeat that scoreline.


5. Rio Ferdinand netted the opener the last time United played in the Ukraine, a 4-2 result against Dynamo Kiev in October 2007. Ferdinand is 20.00 to score.


4. Wayne Rooney has scored five in five games for United, including a brace against Leverkusen last month. The striker is 3.20 to score.


3. Shakhtar averaged nine shots on target per Champions League game last season, United averaging slightly less at 8.88. Wednesday’s tie is priced at 1.62 for both teams to score.


2. Last season Oleksandr Kucher committed more fouls in Europe than any other player from these two teams (19) – around one every 33 minutes. The defender is 4.00 to be booked on Wednesday.


1. United have scored first in each of their last three European outings and are 1.88 Draw no Bet to do so here.

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