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FC Minsk come up against visiting side Shakhtyor Soligorsk at FC Minsk Stadium in this Premier League game on Sunday.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the FC Minsk v Shakhtyor Soligorsk match are shown here - plus the latest match odds.
FC Minsk will be hoping to return to winning ways here following a 3-0 Premier League defeat last time out to Neman Grodno.
Sergey Karpovich (2') and Oleg Yevdokimov (38') scored for Neman Grodno.
A recurring characteristic of more recent FC Minsk games is the high number of scores with a nil in them.
Taking their prior sextet of clashes before this one, in as many as 6 of them a wager on both teams scoring would've been a loser.
Shakhtyor Soligorsk head into the game after a 3-2 Premier League win as they beat Energetik-BGU Minsk in their previous game.
The only player to score from Shakhtyor Soligorsk was Valon Ahmedi (75').
Looking at their form, and Shakhtyor Soligorsk have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 11 goals in all. Defensively, Shakhtyor Soligorsk have clearly had some problems. That kind of trend might not be sustained into this match, of course.
Head to head
Looking over their prior head-to-head meetings stretching back to 28/11/2020 shows that FC Minsk have won 1 of them and Shakhtyor Soligorsk 5, with the tally of drawn games being 0.
15 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 4 of them for Minsk and 11 belonging to The Miners. That’s an average goals per game of 2.5.
The previous league encounter featuring the two was Premier League match day 6 on 30/04/2023 which ended up with the score at Shakhtyor Soligorsk 1-0 FC Minsk.
Team News: FC Minsk
The FC Minsk manager Andrey Razin has a full complement, with no fitness worries to speak of before this clash with a completely injury-free group ready to go.
Team News: Shakhtyor Soligorsk
With a completely healthy squad to pick from, the Shakhtyor Soligorsk boss has zero fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this match.
It seems to us that Shakhtyor Soligorsk and FC Minsk could both end up scoring in what appears to be a good match-up, with little separating these two teams.
Let’s see what happens, but it could well be that we end up with scores level. With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a close game with a 1-1 score after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: FC Minsk Stadium (3,000)
Captain: Syarhey Vyeramko
Chairman: Igor Shloido
Manager: Andrey Razin
Competitions: Premier League position 9