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There is International Friendlies action happening on Monday when Russia play Cuba.
Our Russia v Cuba predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below (including the best match odds).
Russia enter this game following a 2-2 International Friendlies drawn game vs Kenya.
For Russia, the scorers were Aleksandr Sobolev (8') and Ivan Oblyakov (89'). Anthony Akumu (16') and Masoud Juma (36') scored for Kenya.
Fewer than three goals per match were seen in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where Russia have taken part. Regarding the goal attribution in that period, their opponents scored an aggregate of 4 while Russia managed a tally of 7.
Since suffering a loss in their previous game against Canada in Gold Cup competition, Cuba will be aiming to make amends here.
Junior Hoilett (21'), Jonathan Osorio (26'), Jayden Nelson (47') and Liam Millar (61') scored for Canada.
The forward players for Cuba have struggled for goals in their past six clashes, netting the poor return of only 4. In those matches, Leones del Caribe have also seen the overall goal tally of their opponents equal 15. We shall soon find out whether or not that trend will end up being sustained into this next match.
For this match, we think that Cuba should have enough to break down this Russia lineup, however that might not be enough to avoid a loss.
We’re tipping a narrow 2-1 advantage for Russia at the end of the 90 minutes. Definitely a tough call.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Luzhniki Stadium (81,000)
Captain: Georgi Dzhikiya
Chairman: Aleksandr Dyukov
Manager: Valery Karpin