Betting tips for AS Roma vs Shakhtar Donetsk - 13.03.2018
The Olympic of Rome will be the scene of where it is decided the eliminatory one of eighth of end between the set giallorossi and the Shakhtar Donetsk ukrainian. AS Roma lives its first season in 25 years without having Francesco Totti on the squad. The march of the Great Romanist Captain, joined to the march of Spalletti to the Inter of Milan have caused that the present capital equipment is in a phase of adaptation, occupying the 3ª position with 56 points (17 victories, 5 ties and six defeats) in 28 journeys.
Eusebio Di Francesco has been chosen by Monchi, the club's new sporting director, to take charge of the team this season. Along with the coach, they have come to the Italian capital with contrasted players, such as the left-handed Serbian Aleksandar Kolarov, from Manchester City; Mexican Central Hector Moreno, from PSV; the also central Brazilian Juan Jesus, from Inter Milan; and the French pivot Maxime Gonalons, former captain of Olympique de Lyon. In addition, Monchi has bet heavily on Feyenoord's right-hand side Rick Karsdorp; the left-handed Turkish top Cengiz Ünder, from Basaksehir; and the Czech center forward Patrik Schick, from Sampdoria.
The Roma team took first place in their Champions League group ahead of Chelsea, Atlético de Madrid and Qarabag. The Italians added 3 wins, two draws and one defeat (in the Metropolitan Wanda).
Paulo Fonseca's Shakhtar Donetsk finished second in Group F behind Manchester City, leaving Napoli and Feyenoord eliminated. The Ukrainian team was the first to defeat the Citizens this season, a match that assured them their place in this tie. It was the fourth victory in the 6 matches played, which began with the win against the Italians (2-1), the 2-0 defeat at Etihad, the win at De Kop against Feyenoord (1-2), 3 -1 at home against the Dutch, the 3-0 defeat at San Paolo and the reported triumph against the Citizens.
In the Ukrainian Premier League, Donetsk are leaders with 54 points in 23 games, 6 more than Dynamo Kiev, after winning consecutively the last 4 games by a 16-0 aggregate after losing their match before the break before FC Zorya (2-1).
The 2-1 of the first leg leaves everything open for this game, the sixth between both teams. To date, the precedents are not favorable to the Italians, who have only won once (4-0 in Rome, in the group stage of the 2006-07 edition). This result would be worth the Romans to go to the quarterfinals, as well as any victory without conceding goal or more than one goal.
Given that most of the results favor the locals, the prognosis for this match is that AS Roma will qualify for the quarterfinal round.
AS Roma vs Shakhtar Donetsk Prediction: X/1 4.50
AS Roma vs Shakhtar Donetsk Betting Tip: Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.80
AS Roma vs Shakhtar Donetsk Score Recommendations: 2-1 10.00