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Ufa visit Fisht Olympic Stadium on Sunday for the Premier League clash with hosts Sochi.
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Sochi will be looking for another win after the 1-2 Premier League victory against Spartak Moscow.
In that game, Sochi managed 42% possession and 10 shots at goal with 3 on target. For Sochi, goals were scored by Maksim Barsov (66') and Artur Yusupov (72'). Spartak Moskva got 15 attempts on goal with 2 on target. Roman Zobnin (60') scored for Spartak Moscow.
Vladimir Fedotov's Sochi have hit the back of the net a sum total of 10 times in their past 6 outings. The comparative tally of goals that have been scored against them in those fixtures amounts to 5.
After being defeated in their last game at the hands of Krylia Sovetov in Premier League action, Ufa will be aiming to make amends here.
In that match, Ufa had 59% possession and 21 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. The only player to score for Ufa was Gamid Agalarov (61'). At the other end, Krylia Sovetov got 8 shots at goal with 2 on target. Nikita Chernov (27') and Maksim Glushenkov (29') scored for Krylia Sovetov.
Ufa have been effective going forward leading up to this encounter, having scored 7 goals in their previous 6 matches. Having said that, Ufa have been somewhat leaky at the back, having also been scored against in 6 of those same outings.
Head to head
The last league fixture featuring these clubs was Premier League match day 27 on 25/04/2021 and the score finished Ufa 2-3 Sochi.
That time, Ufa managed 66% possession and 22 shots on goal with 8 of them on target. The goalscorers were Vyacheslav Krotov (19') and Timur Zhamaletdinov (78').
Sochi had 14 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Danila Prokhin (8'), Anton Zabolotny (14') and Christian Noboa (91') scored.
The match was refereed by Yegor Panin.
Team News: Sochi
Marko Dugandzic (Unknown Injury) and Emanuel Mammana (Muscle Injury) will be missing for Sochi manager Vladimir Fedotov.
Team News: Ufa
Ufa boss Aleksei Stukalov has some current player fitness concerns. Oleg Dzantiev (Knee Injury) and Jimmy Tabidze (Cruciate Ligament Surgery) will miss out on this game.
We envisage that Ufa have enough to score a goal against this Sochi outfit, but it may not prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
We’re predicting a narrow 2-1 win for Sochi at the end of this one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Fisht Olympic Stadium (47,659)
Captain: Soslan Dzhanayev
Chairman: Dmitry Rubashko
Manager: Vladimir Fedotov
Competitions: Premier League position 3, Conference League Qualifiers (2nd Qualifying), Conference League Qualifiers (3rd Qualifying Round)
🔑 Key Man: Maksim Barsov
Customarily taking to the field in the Striker position, Maksim Barsov was born in Tver, Russia. After having made a senior debut playing for Sochi in the 2020 - 2021 season, the accomplished Forward has contributed 2 league goals in the Premier League 2021 - 2022 campaign so far in a total of 5 appearances.