The Premier League tie at Gorodskoi Stadium on Saturday sees home side Slutsk fighting it out with opponents Gomel.
Our Slutsk v Gomel tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below (plus the best game odds).
Slutsk prepare for this game after a 0-0 Premier League drawn game vs Dynamo Brest.
Vitaliy Pavlov's Slutsk have hit the back of the net a sum total of 5 times in their past 6 outings. The comparative tally of goals that they have conceded in those fixtures is 5.
Gomel go into this clash after a 4-1 Premier League win as they beat Vitebsk in their most recent fixture.
A run of resolute performances from the Gomel defensive players has resulted in their ‘goals against’ tally standing at 4 from their past 6 outings overall. Over that same time, their forwards have scored 12. That kind of pattern might not be carried forward into this game, of course.
Team News: Slutsk
The Slutsk boss Vitaliy Pavlov has zero fitness worries to speak of ahead of this game thanks to a completely injury-free group ready to go.
Team News: Gomel
With a completely injury-free squad available for selection, the Gomel boss Aleksandr Kuznetsov doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this clash.
Our thinking is that Slutsk should get enough chances to score against this Gomel lineup, although one goal might not quite be enough to avoid a loss.
We therefore reckon that it will be both teams to score in a 1-2 advantage for Gomel at the end of the match. Should be a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Gorodskoi Stadium (1,896)
Captain: Igor Bobko
Chairman: Vitali Bunos
Manager: Vitaliy Pavlov
Competitions: Premier League position 13