Shakhtar Donetsk vs Roma predictions: Champions League preview & line-ups

101 Great Goals prediction: Shakhtar Donetsk 1-2 Roma

Roma to win 2-1 at Shakhtar Donetsk is 9/1 with Paddy Power.

Roma will be looking to build on an outstanding group stage campaign by bagging a couple of away goals in Ukraine.

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Roma: Who will win?

Shakhtar Donetsk are 7/5 to win on Wednesday night in the UCL.

Roma are priced at 15/8, while the draw is 11/5.

Think both teams will score? Back BTTS at 8/11 while the against is EVENS.

There could be a few goals in the game. Back over 2.5 goals at 11/10 while the under is 8/11.

Edin Dzeko is 5/1 to score first and 21/10 to score anytime.

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LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 17: Edin Dzeko of AS Roma speaks to the media during the AS Roma press conference prior to the UEFA Champions League group C match against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on October 17, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Roma: Champions League Round of 16 first leg preview

Roma take on Shakhtar Donetsk at the OSK Metalist Stadion on Tuesday night for the first leg of their Champions League Round of 16 tie.

Roma come into the match on the back of three consecutive wins in Serie A, which leaves them fifth in the division. Cengiz Under and Diego Perotti netted in Saturday’s 2-0 win at Udinese.

Roma finished as winners of Group C, above Chelsea, Atletico Madrid and minnows Qarabag, losing just 1 of their six matches. Wissam Ben Yedder finished the group stages with six goals to his name.

Shakhtar’s first competitive match back following the winter break ended in a 5-0 win over Chornomorets, leaving them first in the Ukrainian Premier League.

Shakhtar finished runners-up in Group F, behind Man City but above Napoli and Feyenoord.

Shakhtar’s only ever last 16 win in the competition came against Roma, back in 2011.

The second leg will take place at the Stadio Olimpico on 13 March.

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Shakhtar Donetsk team news vs Roma

Veteran full-back Dario Srna will serve a one-match suspension.

Shakhtar will be hoping to have Taison available after his return to training.

Wellington Nem is a long-term injury doubt.

Maksym Malyshev is out with a long-term knee injury.

Roma team news vs Shakhtar Donetsk

Maxime Gonalons is set to miss out with a calf injury while Luca Pellegrini is sidelined with a knee injury.

Rick Karsdorp is out with a long-term cruciate ligament injury.

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Shakhtar Donetsk predicted line-up vs Roma

Predicted Shakhtar XI vs Roma

Predicted Shakhtar XI vs Roma

Roma predicted line-up vs Shakhtar Donetsk

Predicted Roma XI vs Shakhtar

Predicted Roma XI vs Shakhtar

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