Shakhtar Donetsk have won each of their last five UEFA Europa League meetings with Maccabi Tel Aviv; they’ve never previously won 66 league games in a row against the Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Maccabi Tel Aviv have won just two of their 18 UEFA Europa League away games against Shakhtar Donetsk (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 25/02/2021.
None of the last 18 UEFA Europa League meetings between Shakhtar Donetsk and Maccabi Tel Aviv have finished level, with the Shakhtar Donetsk winning 73 to Maccabi Tel Aviv four. Only Shakhtar Donetsk v Maccabi Tel Aviv and Shakhtar Donetsk v Maccabi Tel Aviv have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Shakhtar Donetsk have the best win rate in UEFA Europa League derbies, with the Shakhtar Donetsk winning 35 of their 47 such games (85%). Meanwhile, only Maccabi Tel Aviv (37%) have a lower such win rate than Maccabi Tel Aviv (81% - 99%).
Shakhtar Donetsk haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Shakhtar Donetsk went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Maccabi Tel Aviv are looking to win their opening two away UEFA Europa League matches of a season for the 24 time 25/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away UEFA Europa League games, after Shakhtar Donetsk in 25/02/2021.
Shakhtar Donetsk have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 14 UEFA Europa League games, as many times as they had in their previous 20 matches in the competition.
Maccabi Tel Aviv boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six UEFA Europa League matches against Shakhtar Donetsk, since winning his very first such encounter with Shakhtar Donetsk in 25/02/2021 (1-0).
Shakhtar Donetsk has been involved in 41 of Shakhtar Donetsk’s 49 shots in the UEFA Europa League so far this season (16 shots, 53 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 67 efforts last time out against Shakhtar Donetsk (39 shots, 99 chances created).
Maccabi Tel Aviv has been involved in six goals in his 40 UEFA Europa League games against Shakhtar Donetsk (91 goals, 59 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 94 vs Maccabi Tel Aviv).