BTE vs TOR Dream11 Match Preview: Fifteen time champions of the Belarusian Premier League BATE Borisov will be confronting Topedo-Belaz in the fifth game-week of the ongoing campaign. Both sides are fresh from wins in their most recent outings. BATE is on the back of a comprehensive 3-0 win versus FC Minsk, meanwhile, Torpedo impressively beat table toppers Energetik BGU by 2-0 last weekend. BATE Borisov were the runners up in the previous edition which brought an end to their incredible 13 consecutive title wins streak. That being said, BATE has never finished outside the top five in the league, but they are currently at the 8th spot with six points. They started off with two defeats, but soon bounced back with consecutive wins.
Meanwhile, Torpedo Belaz has started off well as they are currently at the second spot in the league with nine points, through three wins and just the one defeat. With both sides having considerable quality in their locker, the upcoming fixture promises to be an enticing affair.
Date- Saturday, April 18
Kick-Off- 10:30 PM (IST)
Venue- Borisov Arena
After a poor start to the season, BATE eventually displayed their true character as they recently dismantled FC Minsk. Stanislav Dragun scored the first goal at midway through the first half before Anton Saroka bagged the second for BATE. It was Pavel Nekhajchik who scored the final goal to seal the deal for their side. BATE will now be eager to make it three wins out of three and climb higher up the table. However, Zakhar Volkov and Alkesandar Filipvoic are in doubts to start after being withdrawn at half-time versus Minsk,
Torpedo Belaz bounced back in terrific manner after the 2-0 defeat to Dinamo Minsk as they beat Energetik BGU by 2-0 in their following fixture. The score was even at half time, but Torpedo got into the act 10 minutes after the second half courtesy Andrey Khachaturyan’s strike which was followed up by Gabriel Ramos’ goal to bag maximum points. Torpedo is likely to go with the same lineup but BATE will a stern test for them later tonight.
BATE (Expected Playing 11)- A Chichkan (GK), D Baga, Y Berezkin, D Bessmertny, S Dragun, E Filipenko, B Nastic, P Nekhajchik, M Skavysh, I Stasevich, Z Volkov
Torpedo Belaz (Expected Playing 11)- V Bushma; D Antilevski, M Bordchev, V Gorabcachik, A Khachaturyan, I Kucharchyk, Y Pavlyukovets, G Ramos, V Scherbo, V Ustinov, D Yashin
Stanislav Dragun can be pivotal in midfield for BATE Borisov. The 31-year-old has two goals from the last four appearances this season. In the previous season, Dragun netted 14 goals from 27 appearances. That being said, having Stanislav Dragun’s presence in the Dream11 Match Prediction side could earn the user valuable points.
Gabriel Ramos has done well lately for Torpedo Belaz. The midfielder has secured two goals from three appearances this season. Ramos’ inclusion in the today match prediction side could earn the user a decent amount of points.
Maksim Skavysh can pack a punch up top for BATE Borisov. The centre-forward has scored 14 goals from the last 28 appearances in the league.
With both sides having form on their side, a draw seems to be the likely outcome.
Goalkeeper- V Bushma
Defenders- B Nastic, Z Volkov, V Schrebo
Midifielders- W Willumson, S Dragun (C), A Khachat, G Ramos
Forwards- A Saroka, M Skavysh (VC), V Gorabchik