SPK vs KRS Dream11 Match Preview: Spartak Moscow will be playing hosts to FC Krasnodar for their 21st fixture in Russian Premier League as they look to climb higher up the table. Spartak Moscow is currently 10th in the league with 25 points on board. As for FC Krasnodar, they would look to narrow the gap with table toppers Zenit who currently have 46 points under their belts. FC Krasnodar is at the third spot with 38 points and are on level terms with Lokomotiv Moscow.
Date- Tuesday, March 9
Kick-Off- 7:00 PM (IST)
Venue- Otkritie Arena
Zelimkhan Bakaev sustained a concussion in the 3-2 win in the cup game over CSKA and is doubtful to start for the hosts. Nail Umyarov and Andre Schurrle are on the sidelines due to injury. Aleksandr Sobolev and Jordan Larsson are expected to lead the attack. Guus Til, Alex Kral and Roman Zobnin should are likely to feature in midfield.
Aleksandre Martynovich and Uros Spajic are both on the road to recovery but are unlikely to start for the away side. Club captain Yuri Gazinsky missed out in the previous game due to injury and is still in doubt to start. Tonny Vilhena and Jon Fjoluson’s condition will also be assessed prior to kick-off. Marcus Berg is should lead the line of attack. Wanderson, Ari and Shapi Sulyemanov could play in behind. Olsson and Utkin could accommodate central midfield.
SPK (Expected Playing 11)- A Maksimenko; Gigot, Dzhikiya, Kutepov; Lucas, Til, Kral, Zobnin, Rasskazov; Sobolev, Larsson
KRS (Expected Playing 11)- Sofanov; Petrov, Kaio, Sorokin, Ramirez; Olsson, Utkin; Wanderson, Ari, Suleymanov; Berg
Jordan Larsson can pack a punch while going forward for Spartak Moscow. Larsson has four goals, an assist and a pass accuracy of 82.5% from 973 minutes in the league this season. Larsson’s inclusion in the Dream11 Match Prediction could earn the user a decent amount of points.
Shapi Sulyemanov has been pivotal for FC Krasnodar. The 20-year-old has four goals, four assists and has a pass accuracy of 82% from 18 appearances this season for FC Krasnodar. Sulyemanov’s presence in the today match prediction could earn the user maximum points.
Ari in the attacking midfield region can be decisive upfront. The Brazilian has five goals, four assists and has a pass accuracy of 75.7% from 1369 minutes in the league this season.
Alexander Sobolev impressed in his first-ever game for Spartak Moscow. Sobolev bagged an assist after featuring for just 83 minutes.
FC Krasnodar will be the favourites heading into the game.
Goalkeeper- A Maksimenko
Defenders- S Gigot, Y Sorkin, S Petrov, C Ramirez
Midfielders– R Zobnin, G Til, K Olsson
Forwards- J Larsson (VC), A Sobolev, S Suleymanov (C)
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