ROS vs CSK Dream11 Match Preview: FC Rostov will be taking on CSKA Moscow for their 21st fixture in the Russian Premier League as both teams look to move to the second spot provided either of them gets the win. FC Rostov is currently fourth in the league with 35 points, while CSKA Moscow is a spot below them with the same number of points. The upcoming fixture promises to be a cracker of a contest.
Date- Monday, March 9
Kick-Off- 4:30 PM (IST)
Venue- Rostov Arena
Dennis Hadzikadunic and Mathias Normann are both ruled out due to an accumulation of bookings. Pavel Mamaev has returned to training after his recent injury and should be back in the matchday squad. Aleksey Ionov, Egor Baburin and Arseni Logashov are on the sidelines due to an injury and are doubtful to start for the hosts.
Igor Diveev is back in contention of being in the teamsheet after missing out the last game due to a ban. Fedor Chalov and Arnor Sigurdsson are likely to lead the attack, while Hordour Magnusson, Igor Diveev and Viktor Vasin could be the back three. Dzagoev, Akhmetov and Vlasic are likely to accommodate midfield.
ROS (Expected Playing 11)- Pesjakov; Chernov, Chistyakov, Osipenko, Kozlov; Glebov; Bayramyan, Popov, Eremenko, Zainutdinov; Shomurdov
CSK (Expected Playing 11)- Akinfeev; Magnusson, Diveev, Vasin; Fernandes, Dzagoev, Akhmetov, Vlasic, Oblyakov; Sigurdsson, Chalov
Eldor Shomurodov has been one of the standouts for FC Rostov on the attack. The centre-forward has bagged 11 goals, four assists and has a pass accuracy of 65.3% from 1740 minutes in the league this season. Having Shomurodov in the Dream11 Match Prediction could earn the user maximum points.
Nikola Vlasic can pack a punch for CSKA Moscow. The 22-year-old has seven goals, four assists and has a pass accuracy of 79.5% from 20 appearances this season. Vlasic’s inclusion in today match prediction squad could earn the user a decent amount of points.
Roman Eremenko has also been impressive in the midfield. Eremenko has four goals, two assists and has a pass accuracy of 77.7% from 15 appearances this season for FC Rostov.
Ivan Oblyakov has done well in CSKA Moscow’s midfield department. Oblyakov has two goals, four assists and has a pass accuracy of 84.6% from 19 appearances this season.
Goalkeeper- I Akinfeev
Defenders- M Osipenko, D Chistyakov, H Magnusson, I Diveev
Midfielders- I Popov, R Ermelenko, N Vlasic (vc)
Forwards- E Shomurodov (c), A Sigurdsson, F Chalov
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