Thursday evening at 19:00 will be a match between Shakhtar Karagandy and Maccabi Haifa match that promises to be very balanced and that anything can happen, the two sides being totally out of shape today.
The hosts Shakhtar Karagandy made some impressive matches so far in European Cups, one being the success against Celtic 2-0 in the Champions League preliminary rounds. But the team from Kazakhstan is currently in freefall, with two draws and six defeats in eight previous matches.
On the other side of the barricade, Israelis from Maccabi Haifa is in a similar situation. They started the new season in force, especially in the Champions League. However, after the play-offs, where they eliminated it Astra, their total out of rhythm. Moreover band in Israel currently has two draws and three defeats in the last five official games.