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Inter Milan vs Shakhtar Donetsk Betting Tips, Preview & Odds - Inter to edge Europa League semi-final

  • Inter Milan and Shakhtar Donetsk contest the Europa League semi-finals in Germany
  • Inter Milan have won their last 5 matches
  • Inter Milan are undefeated in 15 of their last 16 matches
  • Shakhtar Donetsk are undefeated in their last 11 matches
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have seen over 2.5 goals in their last 7 Europa League matches
Inter Milan Shakhtar Donetsk
Inter Milan and Shakhtar Donetsk meet on Monday for the first time since 2005 (Getty Images)

Inter Milan take on Shakhtar Donetsk in the UEFA Europa League semi-finals. Both clubs love to play counter attacking football and have lethal attacks, who will come out on top in Dusseldorf?

Inter Milan Form


Inter Milan finished second in Serie A, one point behind Juventus. Antonio Conte’s side are undefeated in their last 10 matches, winning four of the last five by 2+ goals.

The Nerazzurri won 3-0 at Genoa, 2-0 against Napoli and 2-0 at Atalanta to finish their league campaign. Inter beat Getafe 2-0 in the Europa League round of 16 with Romelu Lukaku and Christian Eriksen on target.

Inter Milan defeated Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 in the quarter-finals. Nicolo Barella and Lukaku established a 2-0 lead with the Italians largely controlling the match, taking 18-9 shots including 7-2 on target.

Inter Milan Team News


Midfielder Matías Vecino remains out injured. Victor Moses is a chance to replace Danilo D'Ambrosio at right wing-back but there should be minimal changes if any to Conte’s starting side.

Shakhtar Donetsk Form


Shakhtar Donetsk won their fourth straight Ukraine Premier League title last season after a strong finish to the campaign. Luís Castro’s side finished 23 points ahead of Dynamo Kiev.

Shakhtar are undefeated in their last 11 competitive matches, winning nine. They got past Wolfsburg 5-1 on aggregate in the Europa League round of 16 after a 3-0 home win.

The Ukraine champions beat Basel 4-1 in the quarter-finals. Junior Moraes and Taison established a 2-0 half time lead with Alan Patrick and Dodô making it 4-0.

Shakhtar Donetsk Team News


Shakhtar Donetsk are missing defensive midfielder Maksym Malyshev and left-back Ismaily to injury. 

Centre-back Davit Khocholava is available after suspension and could replace Valeriy Bondar in the starting side.

Inter Milan vs Shakhtar Donetsk Head to Head


These clubs met in the 2005-06 Champions League 3rd qualifying round. Inter won 2-0 in Ukraine before a 1-1 draw in Milan.

Inter Milan vs Shakhtar Donetsk Odds


Inter Milan are $1.77 favourites at Unibet with Shakhtar Donetsk available at $4.65. A draw can be backed at $3.80 at bet365.

Inter Milan vs Shakhtar Donetsk Match Up


Inter Milan and Shakhtar Donetsk are in top form. Inter have the pedigree and class but the Ukraine club are extremely dangerous with six Brazilian born players starting against Basel.

Both clubs like to play counter attacking football which should make for an interesting tactical battle on Monday. 

Inter Milan vs Shakhtar Donetsk Stats


  • Inter Milan have won their last 5 matches (all competitions).
  • Inter Milan have won by 2+ goals in 4 of their last 5 matches (all competitions).
  • Inter Milan are undefeated in 15 of their last 16 matches (all competitions).
  • Inter Milan have kept 5 clean sheets in their last 6 matches (all competitions).
  • Shakhtar Donetsk are undefeated in their last 11 matches (all competitions).
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have won 7 of their last 9 matches (Ukraine Premier League).
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have won 4 of their last 5 matches (Europa League).
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have seen over 2.5 goals in their last 7 matches (Europa League).

Inter Milan vs Shakhtar Donetsk FAQ

Can I watch a Inter Milan vs Shakhtar Donetsk live stream?

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Where is Inter Milan vs Shakhtar Donetsk being played?

Inter Milan vs Shakhtar Donetsk is being played at Merkur Spiel-Arena in Düsseldorf, Germany.

What time does Inter Milan vs Shakhtar Donetsk kick off?

Inter Milan vs Shakhtar Donetsk is being played at 05:00 AEST on Tuesday 18 August 2020.

What competition are Inter Milan vs Shakhtar Donetsk playing in?

Inter Milan vs Shakhtar Donetsk are playing in the UEFA Europa League semi-finals.

Verdict

This should be another great match. Inter Milan’s experience gives them the edge against Shakhtar Donetsk with both teams tipped to score.

Best Bet: BTTS Yes BTTS @1.67 at bet365 Australia - 5 Units
Value Bet: Inter Milan Win & BTTS Win & BTTS @3.40 at bet365 Australia - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Inter Milan Win 2-1 Correct Score @8.50 at Unibet Australia - 1 Unit

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