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FC Khimki are going up against guests Terek Grozny at Arena-Khimki in this Premier League game on Sunday.
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FC Khimki head into this match coming off the back of a 0-0 Premier League draw vs Arsenal Tula.
In that match, FC Khimki had 54% possession and 8 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. At the other end, Arsenal Tula had 16 attempts on goal with 3 on target.
Over their last six games, Igor Cherevchenko's FC Khimki have managed to score a total of 5 times giving them an average number of goals scored per match equal to 0.83.
Pre-game facts show that FC Khimki:
- are undefeated in their previous 4 league matches at home.
- are without a home win in the past 6 league matches. That's never good.
Following on from a losing effort in their last game against Spartak Moscow in Premier League action, Terek Grozny and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that match, Terek Grozny had 46% possession and 8 shots on goal with 1 of them on target. Spartak Moskva had 11 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. Aleksandr Sobolev (41') was the scorer for Spartak Moscow.
The stats tell the story, and Terek Grozny have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, conceding 10 goals in total. At the back, Terek Grozny have clearly had some problems.
Head to head
A quick look at their past head to head results stretching back to 07/05/2008 reveals that these fixtures have been a source of anguish for FC Khimki. They have not been able to get any wins whatsoever while Terek Grozny have been too good for them, running out winners in 100% of those games played.
A combined total of 14 goals were scored between them in this period, with 3 of them for Khimki and 11 for The Wolves. That’s an average goals per game of 2.33.
The previous league fixture between the two was Premier League match day 26 on 17/04/2021 and the score finished Terek Grozny 3-1 FC Khimki.
That day, Terek Grozny had 39% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 5 on target. Goals were scored by Yevgeni Kharin (25'), Vladimir Ilyin (44') and Georgi Melkadze (65').
On the other side, FC Khimki got 12 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. Brian Idowu (88') scored.
The referee was Vasili Kazartsev.
Team News: FC Khimki
The FC Khimki manager Igor Cherevchenko has zero fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this game owing to a completely healthy group to choose from.
Team News: Terek Grozny
With a completely injury-free squad ready to go, the Terek Grozny boss Andrei Talalayev doesn’t have any fitness concerns to report before this clash.
Our thinking is that Terek Grozny and FC Khimki should both get enough opportunities to score, although it’s hard to separate the two.
Let’s see what happens, but it could well be that we end up with scores level. We’re therefore expecting a hard-fought 1-1 score at the end of this game.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Arena-Khimki (18,636)
Captain: Dmitri Tikhiy
Chairman: Dmitri Voloshin
Manager: Igor Cherevchenko
Competitions: Premier League position 16
🔑 Star Man: Ilya Kukharchuk
Customarily playing in the Left Attacking Midfielder position, Ilya Kukharchuk was born in Russia. Having made his senior debut playing for Anzhi Makhachkala in the 2010 season, the accomplished Midfielder has scored 2 league goals in this Premier League 2021 - 2022 season to date in a total of 10 appearances.