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Spartak Moscow play host to visitors FC Rostov at Otkritie Arena in the Premier League fixture on Saturday.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Spartak Moscow v FC Rostov are shown below (including the best match odds).
Spartak Moscow are hoping to win again after their last result, the 1-3 Premier League victory over FC Krasnodar.
For Spartak Moscow, the goalscorers were Ezequiel Ponce (13'), Victor Moses (33') and Jordan Larsson (81'). Leon Sabua (58') was the scorer for FC Krasnodar.
Spartak Moscow haven’t had any problems with scoring, netting every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 matches.
They have managed to rack up 12 during that period while seeing the number of goals scored against them stand at 7.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Spartak Moscow:
- have not emerged victorious against FC Rostov in their last 4 matches in the league.
- are undefeated in their last 7 league matches at home.
Since a losing effort in their last game against FC Khimki in Premier League action, FC Rostov will be aiming to make amends here.
Reziuan Mirzov (91') and Brian Idowu (94') scored for FC Khimki.
Illustrating their partiality to action-packed encounters, the back of the net has been hit 22 times in the last 6 matches in which FC Rostov have sent out their troops, yielding an average of 3.67 goals each meeting. Their opponents have hit 10 of this grand total. We shall soon see whether or not that trend can be sustained into this next match.
Ahead of this clash, FC Rostov are undefeated by Spartak Moscow when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league games.
Head to head
Checking on their prior head-to-head meetings going back to 28/10/2017 shows that Spartak Moscow have won 1 of these & FC Rostov 3, with the tally of drawn games standing at 2.
A total of 19 goals were scored between them in these games, with 8 for Narodnaya komanda and 11 netted by Rostov. The average goals per game has been 3.17.
The last league clash between the two was Premier League match day 19 on 08/12/2019 when the final score was Spartak Moscow 1-4 FC Rostov.
The match was refereed by Evgeny Turbin.
Team News: Spartak Moscow
There aren’t many personnel worries, with just one fitness concern for the Spartak Moscow gaffer Domenico Tedesco to contend with from of an almost fully healthy group. Maksim Glushenkov (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) misses out. Pavel Maslov will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
Team News: FC Rostov
Thanks to a fully injury-free group to pick from, FC Rostov boss Valery Karpin doesn’t have any fitness concerns at all before this clash.
We’re of the opinion that Spartak Moscow look set to score at least once when they play FC Rostov, who may well struggle to get a goal of their own.
We’re therefore anticipating a decent 2-0 winning score for Spartak Moscow at the conclusion of the game.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Otkritie Arena (45,360)
Captain: Georgi Dzhikiya
Chairman: Leonid Fedun
Manager: Domenico Tedesco
Competitions: Premier League position 1
🔑 Star Player: Aleksandr Sobolev
Mostly playing in the Striker position, Aleksandr Sobolev was born in Barnaul, Russia. Having made his senior debut playing for Tom Tomsk in the 2016 - 2017 season, the talented Forward has accumulated 3 league goals in this Premier League 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in a total of 10 appearances.