Rubin Kazan' fights Spartak Moskva in Premier League battle

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Competition: Russia Premier League
Competition: Sun 20.September
Match begins: 13:30 (UTC)
Venue: Kazan' Arena (42873 seats)

Rubin Kazan' and Spartak Moskva are both riding high in the Premier League with their 5th and 3rd positions respectively. Expect a great game!

It’s busy days for these teams as both were in action only a few days ago. There’s no rest for the wicked, or in this case; no rest for Kazan' and Spartak Moskva.

It's quite the trip for Spartak Moskva when visiting Kazan' as the cities are 800 kilometers apart.

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Rubin Kazan' form and stats

Rubin Kazan' have played 4 Premier League games at their own stadium so far this season, resulting in 1-2-1 (wins-draws-losses).

It's back home for Kazan', who return with a good feeling about themselves after beating Chernomorets away with the result 4-2. Hwang In-Beom, I. Ignatjev and D. Makarov (2) found the net in that victory. In the preceding match a 1-0 victory visiting Dinamo Moskva.

As you can tell by the result above, the goals flowed freely in the previous game and the stadium rocked. Could there be another goal fest today?

The Kazan' fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 6 goals in 4 league matches. 5 goals have been conceded.

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Spartak Moskva form and stats

Spartak Moskva are doing rather OK so far in their away games in the Premier League, having played 3 games and collected 4 points (1 win, 1 draw and 1 loss).

Spartak play their second away game in a row, but can be confident going into this one after the 5-1 victory visiting Rodina Moskva. A 1-3 defeat away at CSKA Moskva before that.

As mentioned above, Spartak was the only team on the pitch versus Rodina Moskva in their previous game, winning 5-1. This could be a tougher task.

The visiting Spartak Moskva have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 3 goals from 3 games. 4 goals have been conceded by Spartak in these games.

Head 2 Head

Head-to-head totals (for the last ten meetings): Kazan' won zero games, five matches ended with a draw and Spartak Moskva has five wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: four / six

Top Goalscorers

Rubin Kazan'D. Makarov
D. Makarov
4 goals
Rubin Kazan'Đ. Despotović
Đ. Despotović
3 goals
Spartak MoskvaJ. Larsson
J. Larsson
3 goals

Rubin Kazan' missing players

Spartak Moskva missing players

Rubin Kazan' Spartak Moskva
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
7 4 0 Played P 1 3 7
3 1 0 Won W 0 1 4
2 2 0 Drew D 0 1 2
2 1 0 Lost L 1 1 1
11 6 0 Scored S 1 3 11
9 5 0 Conceded C 3 4 8
100% 100% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
86% 100% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 67% 86%
57% 50% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 33% 57%
29% 25% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 100% 33% 29%
14% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
57% 50% 0% BTTS BTTS 100% 67% 71%
29% 25% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 33% 29%
14% 25% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 0%
 
5.7 7.2 0 Corners for (avg) C F 5 9.3 6.4
6 3.8 0 Corners against (avg) C A 6 3.7 3.9
2.9 2.2 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 4 3.3 2.9
3 2 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
114 67 0 Total Shots T S 15 58 115
45 28 0 Shots on Target S O 5 16 37
24% 21% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 20% 19% 30%
Key stats in Premier League this season:
  • All of Rubin Kazan''s home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Rubin Kazan' have won significantly more corners at home than away.
  • Rubin Kazan' haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Spartak Moskva has the most points from losing position (7) in Premier League
  • Spartak Moskva have scored in all their matches so far.
  • Spartak Moskva have won at least twice as many corners as they have conceded away.
  • Spartak Moskva have won significantly more corners away than at home.
  • Spartak Moskva haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Zenit 7 5 1 1 13 4 3 3 0 0 9 3 4 2 1 1 4 1 9 16
2 Sochi 7 4 3 0 10 6 3 1 2 0 4 3 4 3 1 0 6 3 4 15
3 Spartak Moskva 7 4 2 1 11 8 4 3 1 0 8 4 3 1 1 1 3 4 3 14
4 CSKA Moskva 7 4 1 2 13 7 3 2 0 1 6 4 4 2 1 1 7 3 6 13
5 Rubin Kazan' 7 3 2 2 11 9 4 1 2 1 6 5 3 2 0 1 5 4 2 11
6 Dinamo Moskva 7 3 2 2 6 4 4 2 1 1 3 1 3 1 1 1 3 3 2 11
7 Rostov 7 3 2 2 4 5 3 1 1 1 1 2 4 2 1 1 3 3 -1 11
8 Akhmat Grozny 7 3 1 3 8 10 3 1 0 2 3 5 4 2 1 1 5 5 -2 10
9 Lokomotiv Moskva 7 2 3 2 7 6 3 1 1 1 3 3 4 1 2 1 4 3 1 9
10 Ural 7 2 3 2 6 6 4 2 1 1 5 4 3 0 2 1 1 2 0 9
11 Krasnodar 6 2 2 2 7 4 3 1 2 0 4 2 3 1 0 2 3 2 3 8
12 Tambov 7 2 1 4 7 10 4 2 0 2 3 2 3 0 1 2 4 8 -3 7
13 Arsenal Tula 7 1 2 4 7 11 4 1 2 1 5 4 3 0 0 3 2 7 -4 5
14 Ufa 7 1 2 4 5 13 4 0 2 2 2 6 3 1 0 2 3 7 -8 5
15 Khimki 7 0 3 4 5 11 3 0 1 2 2 5 4 0 2 2 3 6 -6 3
16 Rotor Volgograd 6 0 2 4 3 9 3 0 0 3 1 5 3 0 2 1 2 4 -6 2

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The Premier League, or the Russian Football Championship, is the top level football league in Russia. It has 16 teams who play each other home and away for a total of 30 matches each. After this the top team in the league table is the champion, the bottom two relegated directly while two teams play a relegation playoff.