Olimpik Donetsk won’t want a repeat of their last result here after a 2-1 Premier League defeat in their last game at the hands of Zorya Luhansk. Olimpik Donetsk have really struggled up front in recent times. Their sum of goals stands at just 3 versus opposition teams over their previous 6 matches. In those meetings, Olimpik have also seen the number of goals scored against them come to 12. Having said that, we must now wait to see whether that trend might be maintained in this next match or not. Their prior results show that Olimpik Donetsk have not registered a win against Zorya Luhansk in their previous 6 matches in the league and have not won at home in their last 4 league matches. That's never good.
Viktor Skrypnyk's Zorya Luhansk have had reason to celebrate scoring 8 times in the course of their latest 6 matches. The aggregate of goals that they have conceded during those same clashes adds up to 8. Heading into this contest, Zorya Luhansk haven't been defeated by Olimpik Donetsk when having played them away from home in the previous 6 league games. A solid away record against them. Head to head Looking at their past head-to-head clashes stretching back to 05/11/2017 shows that Olimpik Donetsk have won 0 of them & Zorya Luhansk 3, with the tally of drawn results being 3. A combined total of 17 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 5 from Olimpik and 12 for Zorya. The average goals per game has been 2.83. Team News: Olimpik Donetsk Nearly everyone is up for selection, with just a single fitness concern for the Olimpik Donetsk gaffer Ihor Klymovskyi to contend with thanks to an almost full-strength group of players. Yevgen Tsymbalyuk (Fractured Leg) misses out. Team News: Zorya Luhansk Due to a completely healthy squad available to choose from, Zorya Luhansk manager Viktor Skrypnyk has zero fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this match. Prediction In our opinion, Olimpik Donetsk will manage to breach the defence of this Zorya Luhansk outfit, although one goal may not be as many as they’ll concede. We’re going for a very close game with a 1-2 advantage for Zorya Luhansk at the end of this one. Expecting it to be very competitive.