Shakhtar Donetsk – Roma
A.S. Roma’s players and staff members spent a lot of time on the airplane, because the Italian team had to travel to Kharkiv, Ukraine. On Wednesday night Shakhtar Donets hosts Roma in a first Champions League 1/8-final between the two sides. These are our vip soccer predictions today for this clash.
Shakhtar Donetsk surprised a lot of people when the Ukrainian team finished second in its group, beatng the leader in Serie A Napoli for a place in the knockout phase. During the group stage Shakhtar managed to beat Manchester City and Napoli at home, proving to everyone that they are a serious team with a serious quality.
With a big contribution to Shakhtar’s high leves is the Portuguese manager Paulo Fonseca. He’s doing a terrific job in Ukraine and he has the potential to become of the most susscessful managers in the club’s history. And most certainly it would be a huge achievement if Shakhtar win the tie with Roma.
Speaking of Roma, the Italians left a terrific impression, winning their Champions League group i the company of teams like Chelsea and Atletico Madrid. Many people thought that for Roma it would be very difficult to qualify for the 1/8-finals, but after all the Wolves won the group.
In the Serie A Roma continues the fight for a Top 4 finish and another qualification for the CL. They have a solid squad, filled with quality players. They are also led by an young and ambitious manager like Eusebio Di Francesco. He made a great impression during his time with Sassuolo, which allowed him to take over in a great club like Roma.
These are our vip soccer predictions today for the Champions League 1/8-final game between Shakhtar Donetsk and Roma. Good luck!