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FC Khimki host visiting team Spartak Moscow at Arena-Khimki in this Premier League meeting on Saturday.
All FC Khimki v Spartak Moscow match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - as well as up-to-date odds.
FC Khimki won’t want a repeat of their last result here following a 2-1 Premier League loss in their previous game against Lokomotiv Moscow.
The only scorer from FC Khimki was Kirill Bozhenov (46'). Vitaly Lisakovich (25') and Vladislav Ignatyev (55') scored for Lokomotiv Moscow.
Fixtures involving FC Khimki have usually been engaging ones lately with plenty of scoring being the norm. Over their past half dozen games alone, a total of 21 goals have flown in for both sides combined (at an average of 3.5 goals per game) with 7 of them accredited to Khimki. We will find out if that trend can be continued on here.
Analysis of their past results shows that FC Khimki:
- have not won against Spartak Moscow in their last 5 league matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 2 league matches at home.
In their last game, Spartak Moscow drew 1-1 in the Premier League tie with Zenit St Petersburg.
The only scorer from Spartak Moscow was Ezequiel Ponce (86'). Aleksandr Yerokhin (65') was the scorer for Zenit St Petersburg.
In their last half-dozen outings, Spartak Moscow have helped themselves to the sum of 9 goals. Narodnaya komanda have additionally got on the scoresheet in every single one of those games. Over that period, they’ve seen 5 goals go into their own net.
Analysis of their past results shows that Spartak Moscow:
- are undefeated by FC Khimki in games played away from home for the previous 2 league games.
- are undefeated in their last 2 away league matches.
Head to head
An examination of their prior head to head meetings going back to 25/05/2007 shows us that FC Khimki have won 1 of these games & Spartak Moscow 3, with the tally of drawn results being 2.
A combined total of 17 goals were scored between them in these games, with 7 for Khimki and 10 netted by Narodnaya komanda. That is an average goals per game value of 2.83.
Team News: FC Khimki
FC Khimki manager Igor Cherevchenko doesn’t have any fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this clash with a fully healthy squad available for selection.
Team News: Spartak Moscow
Spartak boss Domenico Tedesco has multiple availability issues to deal with. Oston Urunov (Pulled hamstring at the adductors), Georgiy Dzhikiya (Corona virus) and Maksim Glushenkov (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) miss out here. Aleksandr Sobolev is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
We’re of the view that FC Khimki will surely be able to put a goal past this Spartak Moscow side, although one goal may not be enough to avoid a loss.
Therefore, we think that it’s going to be a close game with a 1-2 win for Spartak Moscow at the end of the match. There shouldn’t be much in it, either way.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Arena-Khimki (18,636)
Captain: Dmitri Tikhiy
Chairman: Aleksandr Zaytsev
Manager: Igor Cherevchenko
Competitions: Premier League position 14
🔑 Star Man: Arshak Koryan
Customarily playing in the Right Wing position, Arshak Koryan was born in Sochi, Russia. After having made a senior debut playing for Vitesse in the 2016 - 2017 season, the dangerous Forward has struck 3 league goals in this Premier League 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in a total of 8 appearances.