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FC Krasnodar vs FC Rostov Live Stream, Predictions
The Premier League fixture at Krasnodar Stadium on Sunday sees hosts FC Krasnodar locking horns with FC Rostov.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the FC Krasnodar v FC Rostov match are shown here (inc. the best betting odds).
📊 Form Guide
FC Krasnodar will play in this match after a 2-2 Premier League drawn result versus Zenit St Petersburg.
In that game, FC Krasnodar managed 35% possession and 8 shots on goal with 3 on target. For FC Krasnodar, the scorers were Mihajlo Banjac (51') and Aleksei Ionov (58'). At the other end, Zenit got 18 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. Malcom (15') and Mateo Cassierra (96') scored for Zenit St Petersburg.
It’s been all too rare in recent games where FC Krasnodar haven’t conceded. In fact, FC Krasnodar have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 matches, leaking 9 goals during that time. We will have to see whether or not that trend can be continued on in this game.
Coming into this fixture, FC Krasnodar are undefeated in their last 5 home league matches.
Following on from suffering a loss in their previous game against Sochi in Premier League competition, FC Rostov and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that game, FC Rostov managed 47% possession and 7 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. For their opponents, Sochi got 22 shots on goal with 8 on target. Timofey Shipunov (89') scored for Sochi.
The stats don’t lie, and FC Rostov have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 7 goals in all. Defensively, FC Rostov certainly have room for improvement.
Pre-game facts show that FC Rostov:
- have not won against FC Krasnodar in away games against them for the last 8 league matches. A really bad run.
- have not won away from home in their last 2 league matches.
🤜🤛 Head to head
Checking on their most recent head-to-head meetings stretching back to 01/07/2020 shows that FC Krasnodar have won 2 of them and FC Rostov 1, with the number of drawn games standing at 3.
An aggregate of 18 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 10 of them for Byki and 8 for Rostov. That’s an average goals per game of 3.
The last league clash between these clubs was Premier League match day 12 on 09/10/2022 when it ended FC Rostov 3-2 FC Krasnodar.
In that match, FC Rostov had 53% possession and 23 shots at goal with 10 on target. Goals were scored by Aleksandr Siljanov (51'), Dmitriy Poloz (59') and Aleksei Mironov (75').
FC Krasnodar got 17 shots on goal with 6 on target. Olakunle Olusegun (1') and Jhon Córdoba (31') scored.
The match was refereed by Vitaly Meshkov.
📋 Team News: FC Krasnodar
The FC Krasnodar manager Vladimir Ivić doesn’t have any fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this game with a fully healthy squad to pick from.
📰 Team News: FC Rostov
Owing to a fully injury-free squad available to choose from, the FC Rostov boss Valery Karpin does not have any fitness concerns to speak of coming into this game.
When taking everything into account, FC Rostov will have a tough ask to see themselves scoring against this FC Krasnodar side who we think might well score one, at least.
That’s why we have predicted a very competitive game with a 1-0 win for FC Krasnodar at the end of the 90 minutes.
Let’s see how this one goes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
Victor Martins, 01:17 17/05/2023
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Krasnodar Stadium (35,179)
Captain: Matvei Safonov
Chairman: Sergey Galitsky
Manager: Vladimir Ivić
Competitions: Premier League position 6
⭐ Star Man: Aleksei Ionov
Mostly used in the Right Wing position, Aleksei Ionov was born in Kingisepp, Russia. After making a first senior appearance for Zenit St Petersburg in the 2008 season, the accomplished Forward has scored a sum of 6 league goals in this Premier League 2022 - 2023 campaign to date from a total of 24 appearances.
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|Time first goal conceded||39|
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|Time first goal conceded||50|