FC Khimki will do battle with visiting club Ufa at Arena-Khimki in the Premier League tie on Saturday.
View all of the FC Khimki v Ufa predictions, poll and stats below - as well as the best betting odds.
FC Khimki, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 3-2 Premier League triumph against Lokomotiv Moscow.
For FC Khimki, the goalscorers were Arshak Koryan (26'), Ilya Kukharchuk (85') and Aleksandr Dolgov (93'). Grzegorz Krychowiak (15') and Murilo Cerqueira (37') scored for Lokomotiv Moscow.
FC Khimki haven’t had any problems with scoring, finding the back of the net in each and every one of their last 6 games.
They’ve hit an aggregate of 11 during that period and have conceded a total of 5.
Ahead of this meeting, FC Khimki are unbeaten in their last 4 league matches at home.
After suffering a loss in their previous game against FC Krasnodar in Premier League action, Ufa and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
Marcus Berg (22') scored for FC Krasnodar.
During their six most recent matches, Rashid Rakhimov's Ufa have seen their goal attempts be successful 7 times thus giving them the goals per game average of 1.17.
Coming into this fixture, Ufa are without an away win for the past 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
The last league clash featuring the two was Premier League match day 15 on 23/11/2020 when the final score was Ufa 1-2 FC Khimki.
The match was refereed by Stanislav Vasilyev.
Team News: FC Khimki
FC Khimki boss Igor Cherevchenko will be happy not to have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this clash with a fully healthy squad available for selection.
Team News: Ufa
Due to a fully injury-free squad available to choose from, Ufa boss Rashid Rakhimov has zero fitness concerns at all ahead of this match. Pavel Alikin cannot play in this game through suspension.
In this match, Ufa are likely to break down this FC Khimki lineup, although that is unlikely to be enough to avoid a loss.
We think that it’s going to be a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 winning score for FC Khimki when the full-time whistle blows. It should be a decent one.
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: Aleksandr Zaytsev
Manager: Igor Cherevchenko
Competitions: Premier League position 11
⭐ Star Player: Reziuan Mirzov
Typically taking to the field in the Left Attacking Midfielder position, Reziuan Mirzov was born in Russia. Having played his first senior match for Torpedo Moscow in the 2014 - 2015 season, the talented Midfielder has got 4 league goals in this Premier League 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 8 appearances.