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CSKA Moscow will be facing the visiting Fakel Voronezh at VEB Arena in this Premier League meeting on Saturday.
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CSKA Moscow enter this match following on from a 2-2 Premier League drawn game versus Nizhny Novgorod.
In that game, CSKA Moscow managed 47% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. For CSKA Moscow, the goals were scored by Fyodor Chalov (15') and Konstantin Kuchayev (22'). For their opponents, Pari Nizhny Novgorod had 22 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Timur Suleymanov (60', 85') scored for Nizhny Novgorod.
Their most recent results really do illustrate the point that quality has been evident in the CSKA Moscow rearguard. CSKA Moscow have been miserly, resulting in the total number of goals that have gone in at their end over the course of their past 6 outings standing at 4. We will have to find out if that trend will end up being continued on into this next match.
In the game prior to this, Fakel Voronezh drew 3-3 in the Premier League match with Dynamo Moscow.
In that match, Fakel Voronezh managed 51% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 5 on target. For Fakel Voronezh, the goals were scored by Georgi Gongadze (46'), Roman Akbashev (48'), Vasil Cherov (49' Own goal) and Ilnur Alshin (86'). Dynamo Moskva got 11 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. Fyodor Smolov (26', 43') was the scorer for Dynamo Moscow.
Team News: CSKA Moscow
Egor Ushakov (Muscle Fatigue) and Georgiy Shchennikov (tendon irritation) won’t be playing for CSKA Moscow boss Vladimir Fedotov.
Team News: Fakel Voronezh
In an otherwise available squad, there’s just the one fitness worry for the Fakel Voronezh gaffer Oleg Vasilenko to be concerned about. Denis Shepilov (Fractured Kneecap) won’t be playing here.
In our opinion, CSKA Moscow look likely to create enough chances to score more than one against Fakel Voronezh, who may well struggle scoring.
Our selection here is for a 2-0 victory for CSKA Moscow when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: VEB Arena (30,457)
Captain: Igor Akinfeev
Chairman: Yevgeni Giner
Manager: Vladimir Fedotov
Competitions: Premier League position 3
🔑 Key Man: Jesús Medina
Customarily taking to the field in the Right Wing position, Jesús Medina was born in Asunción, Paraguay. After having made a senior debut playing for New York City FC in the 2018 season, the accomplished Forward has scored 2 league goals in the Premier League 2022 - 2023 campaign to date in a total of 3 appearances.