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The Premier League meeting at RZD Arena on Saturday sees hosts Lokomotiv Moscow ready themselves for the visit of Dynamo Moscow.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Lokomotiv Moscow v Dynamo Moscow are shown below (inc. the best betting odds).
Lokomotiv Moscow will be hoping to bounce back here after a 6-1 Premier League losing effort in their last game against Zenit St Petersburg.
In that match, Lokomotiv Moscow managed 56% possession and 18 attempts on goal with 5 on target. The scorer for Lokomotiv Moscow was François Kamano (56'). For their opponents, Zenit had 19 shots at goal with 12 on target. Artyom Dzyuba (19', 51'), Sardar Azmoun (39', 45', 46') and Malcom (67') scored for Zenit St Petersburg.
Lokomotiv Moscow haven’t been able to stop scoring goals, netting every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 games.
They’ve hit an aggregate of 15 during that period while also conceding a total of 9.
Analysis of their past results shows that Lokomotiv Moscow:
- haven't won against Dynamo Moscow in their last 2 league games.
- are unbeaten in their previous 6 league matches at home.
After a losing effort in their last game against Rubin Kazan in Premier League competition, Dynamo Moscow and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that game, Dynamo Moscow managed 60% possession and 24 shots at goal with 8 of them on target. For their opponents, Rubin Kazan got 6 attempts on goal with 2 on target. Đorđe Despotović (15') and In-Beom Hwang (80') scored for Rubin Kazan.
During their six latest matches, Sandro Schwarz's Dynamo Moscow have converted 12 times - giving them a goals per game average of 2.
Ahead of this meeting, Dynamo Moscow remain unbeaten by Lokomotiv Moscow when they've played them away from home in the last 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
A look at their past head to head meetings going back to 14/04/2018 tells us that Lokomotiv Moscow have won 3 of these games and Dynamo Moscow 2, with the tally of draws standing at 1.
19 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 10 of them from Loko and 9 for Dinamiki. That’s an average goals per game of 3.17.
The last league fixture between the two was Premier League match day 14 on 08/11/2020 when it finished Dynamo Moscow 5-1 Lokomotiv Moscow.
The match was refereed by Yegor Panin.
Team News: Lokomotiv Moscow
There aren’t many personnel worries, with just a single fitness concern for the Lokomotiv Moscow boss Marko Nikolić to be concerned about due to a largely intact squad. Mikhail Lysov (Arthroscopie) won’t play. Grzegorz Krychowiak cannot play in this game through suspension.
Team News: Dynamo Moscow
Due to a fully healthy squad available to select from, Dynamo Moscow boss Sandro Schwarz has no fitness worries to speak of coming into this game.
We’re of the view that Dynamo Moscow and Lokomotiv Moscow could both find goals hard to come by here.
We’ll have to see, but a draw might be on the cards. We therefore see a very competitive game with a 0-0 scoreline at the end of this game.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: RZD Arena (27,320)
Captain: Vedran Ćorluka
Chairman: Vladimir Leonchenko
Manager: Marko Nikolić
Competitions: Premier League position 2
🔑 Star Player: Fyodor Smolov
Normally taking to the field in the Striker position, Fyodor Smolov was born in Saratov, Russia. After making a first senior appearance for Dynamo Moscow in the 2007 season, the goalscoring Forward has netted 7 league goals in this Premier League 2020 - 2021 season to date coming from a total of 19 appearances.