UCL 2021-22: Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk | Match Preview | Prediction

Real Madrid is back in action again and will host Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday night in Group D of the UEFA Champions League 2021/22 season. 

The Los Blancos have put up a decent performance in past games and will want to be unbeaten in their next matches. 

Under Carlo Ancelotti, Vinicius Junior has transformed into a prominent play for Real Madrid. He has contributed to Madrid’s all the matches and will be determined to extend his tally in the next fixture. 

The last time Shakhtar Donetsk came up against Real Madrid they were bludgeoned with five goals. Roberto De Zerbi men will have to be at their best when they travel to Bernabeu. 

Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk: Head-to-head Results

DateResult Competition 
16 Sept 2015Real Madrid 4-0 ShakhtarChampions League 
26 Nov 2015Shakhtar 3-4 Real Madrid Champions League
21 Oct 2020Real Madrid 2-3 ShakhtarChampions League
01 Dec 2020Shakhtar 2-0 Real Madrid Champions League
20 Oct 2021Shakhtar 0-5 Real Madrid Champions League

Real Madrid vs Shahktar Donetsk: Trivia

  • In the past 5 games between both the clubs, there have seen a total of 23 goals scored, at an average of 4.6 per game.
  • Real Madrid have only won three home matches out of eight (L3 D2)
  • Vinicius has been involved in 34 sequences that have ended in shots in UCL. The most by any player in the competition.

Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk: Flashback 

Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk: Predicted XI

Real Madrid Predicted XI (4-3-3): Thibaut Courtois, Lucas Vazquez, Eder Militao, David Alaba, Ferland Mendy, Toni Kroos, Eduardo Camavinga, Casemiro, Rodrygo Goes, Karim Benzema, Vinicius Junior

Shakhtar Donetsk XI (4-5-1): Trubin, Dodo, Bondar, Marlon, Ismaily, Tete, Maycon, Stepanenko, Sudakov, Solomon, Fernando 

Real Madrid vs Shakhtar Donetsk: Prediction 

Real Madrid is looking to finish top of the table. They had their fair share in this campaign. The team is confident about this fixture and will imitate the 5-0 performance on Wednesday. 

Shakhtar will have to play out of their skins if they want to edge out Real Madrid. The club will be playing away which is another disadvantage for the team as it will take a beating to defeat Real Madrid at home. 

 Prediction: Real Madrid 3-0 Shakhtar Donetsk 

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