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Krylia Sovetov will be taking on guests Sochi at Solidarnost Samara Arena in the Premier League match on Saturday.
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Krylia Sovetov will play in this fixture coming off the back of a 2-2 Premier League stalemate against CSKA Moscow.
In that game, Krylia Sovetov had 48% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 4 on target. For Krylia Sovetov, the goalscorers were Nikolai Rasskazov (2') and Nikita Saltykov (22'). For their opponents, CSKA Moskva got 16 shots at goal with 6 on target. Anton Zabolotny (32') and Fyodor Chalov (75') scored for CSKA Moscow.
Krylia Sovetov haven’t been able to stop scoring goals, netting every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 matches.
They’ve claimed a sum of 14 during that time while also conceding a total of 7.
After being defeated in their last game at the hands of Spartak Moscow in Premier League competition, Sochi and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that match, Sochi managed 24% possession and 1 attempts at goal with 0 of them on target. Spartak Moskva had 6 attempts at goal with 1 on target. Srđan Babić (91') scored for Spartak Moscow.
Looking at their form, and Sochi have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, letting opponents get 10 goals in total. Defensively, Sochi seem to have a bit of a soft underbelly. However, we’ll just have to find out if that trend might continue on here in this match.
Coming into this clash, Sochi have not won away from home in their last 8 league matches. Their travelling support will be needed here, for sure.
Head to head
Delving into past results between these clubs going back to 05/10/2019 tells us that these encounters have been a source of anguish for Sochi. They’ve not been able to get any victories whatsoever whereas Krylia Sovetov have dominated them, beating them in 100 per cent of those matches.
An aggregate of 16 goals were scored between them in this period, with 13 from Perya and 3 netted by Belo-sinie. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.67.
The last league contest between the two was Premier League match day 22 on 09/04/2023 when it ended Sochi 1-2 Krylia Sovetov.
In that match, Sochi managed 59% possession and 11 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Christian Noboa (87').
Krylia Sovetov had 12 shots at goal with 3 on target. Ilya Gaponov (52') and Costanza (73') scored.
The match was refereed by Kirill Levnikov.
Team News: Krylia Sovetov
The Krylia Sovetov manager Igor Osinkin will be thankful to have no fitness worries whatsoever before this clash with a completely injury-free squad to choose from.
Team News: Sochi
Sochi manager Dimitri Khokhlov has not got a full squad to pick from. Kirill Kravtsov (Unknown Injury) and Vanja Drkusic (Unknown Injury) are names that won’t be on the team sheet.
We believe that Sochi will have their work cut out to get anything against this Krylia Sovetov side who we think will be able to grind out a win.
We’re going for a good tussle with a 1-0 advantage for Krylia Sovetov at the end of the 90 minutes.
Let’s see how it plays out.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Solidarnost Samara Arena (44,918)
Captain: Aleksandr Soldatenkov
Chairman: Gabibulla Khasaev
Manager: Igor Osinkin
Competitions: Premier League position 3
⭐ Star Player: Sergey Babkin
Typically played in the Centre Midfield position, Sergey Babkin was born in Russia. After having made a senior debut playing for Lokomotiv Moscow in the 2021 - 2022 season, the talented Midfielder has managed to score 2 league goals in the Premier League 2023 - 2024 season so far coming from a total of 7 appearances.