All you need to know about the Spartak Moskva - Rubin Kazan' game:

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Competition: Russia Premier League
Competition: Sun 28.February
Match begins: 11:00 (UTC)
Venue: Otkrytiye Arena (16500 seats)

Spartak Moskva have performed better than Rubin Kazan' so far this season, but every game starts at 0-0. Here's all you need to know about the upcoming game:

Insights:
  • Spartak Moskva has the most points from losing position (12) in Premier League
  • Rubin Kazan' have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

Rubin Kazan' have a very long trip to this away game, as there's more than 800 kilometers in distance to cover. This could prove a challenge, at least for the supporters.

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Spartak Moskva form and stats

Spartak Moskva are steadily winning Premier League games and points here at Otkrytiye Arena. 5 wins, 3 draws and 1 defeat is the summary from 9 games. Two home wins in a row for Spartak bring valid hopes of a third.

The fans are hoping that Spartak will strike back in this match, putting things right after the 0-2 away loss in the Russian Cup game against Dinamo Moskva (placed 7th). Heartbreak before that as Spartak lost 1-3 at Zenit's place.

The hosts are favourites to win this game, with an estimated chance of about 55-60% of that outcome. Earlier Spartak Moskva matches with similar probabilities have ended with one win, two draws and two defeats (from five games).

Spartak have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Otkrytiye Arena with 17 goals in 9 league matches. Spartak have only conceded 8 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Rubin Kazan' form and stats

5-1-4 is the win-draw-loss statistic for Rubin Kazan' in their Premier League matches away.

Did you know that the longest clean sheet streak is 1816 minutes? This record is held by Mazaropi when he played in Vasco da Gama. Kazan' goalkeeper Yury Dyupin is eager to challenge this, with his 184 minutes of keeping balls out from the net.

Rubin Kazan' are the visiting side once again, their previous game being the 0-0 draw at Akhmat Grozny (placed 10th). Before that, Kazan' travelled to Akhmat Grozny and returned home with a draw after the game finished 0-0.

As mentioned above, the odds for this match puts the home team as favourites. Perhaps this eases the pressure on the away team, who are capable of producing an upset here on a good day. Looking at earlier matches with similar odds and Rubin Kazan' playing away, we found five games. Results were two away wins, one draw and two home wins.

Kazan' are scoring more than one goal per away game on average, having accumulated 13 away goals from 10 games (in the league). Kazan' have conceded 14 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

These teams' last encounter with each other was the Rubin Kazan' - Spartak 0-2 earlier this season. As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's five Spartak Moskva victories, five draws and zero Rubin Kazan' wins. Over/under statistics; four of these games ended with three goals or more, six matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Spartak MoskvaJ. Larsson
J. Larsson
8 goals
SpartakE. Ponce Martínez
E. Ponce Martínez
8 goals
Rubin Kazan'Đ. Despotović
Đ. Despotović
7 goals

Spartak Moskva missing players

Rubin Kazan' missing players

Spartak Moskva Rubin Kazan'
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
19 9 3 Played P 3 10 19
10 5 2 Won W 2 5 8
5 3 1 Drew D 0 1 4
4 1 0 Lost L 1 4 7
33 17 5 Scored S 6 13 24
21 8 2 Conceded C 5 14 25
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 90% 95%
84% 89% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 70% 79%
47% 44% 33% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 60% 47%
37% 22% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 40% 32%
11% 11% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 33% 10% 5%
63% 67% 67% BTTS BTTS 100% 60% 53%
26% 22% 33% Clean Sheets C S 0% 30% 26%
11% 11% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 20% 26%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.8 2.3 1.7 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.7 3.3 3.3
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 2 5
 
14.9 15.4 14.7 Shots (avg) S ( 13.7 14.5 14.5
4.9 5.3 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.7 4.4 5.1
35% 35% 33% Goal Efficiency G E 43% 30% 25%
Key stats in Premier League this season:
  • Rubin Kazan' have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Spartak Moskva has the most points from losing position (12) in Premier League
  • Spartak Moskva have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded 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 19 12 5 2 43 15 10 9 0 1 33 10 9 3 5 1 10 5 28 41
2 CSKA Moskva 19 11 4 4 35 17 10 5 3 2 21 12 9 6 1 2 14 5 18 37
3 Spartak Moskva 19 10 5 4 33 21 9 5 3 1 17 8 10 5 2 3 16 13 12 35
4 Sochi 19 9 6 4 28 22 10 6 4 0 17 8 9 3 2 4 11 14 6 33
5 Rostov 19 10 2 7 24 20 9 4 1 4 12 9 10 6 1 3 12 11 4 32
6 Krasnodar 19 9 3 7 35 19 10 7 2 1 27 8 9 2 1 6 8 11 16 30
7 Dinamo Moskva 19 9 3 7 24 21 9 7 1 1 15 3 10 2 2 6 9 18 3 30
8 Rubin Kazan' 19 8 4 7 24 25 9 3 3 3 11 11 10 5 1 4 13 14 -1 28
9 Lokomotiv Moskva 19 8 4 7 21 25 9 6 1 2 12 7 10 2 3 5 9 18 -4 28
10 Akhmat Grozny 19 7 5 7 19 21 10 4 3 3 12 9 9 3 2 4 7 12 -2 26
11 Khimki 19 7 4 8 24 30 10 5 1 4 12 12 9 2 3 4 12 18 -6 25
12 Ural 19 4 9 6 16 23 9 3 4 2 9 9 10 1 5 4 7 14 -7 21
13 Arsenal Tula 19 3 5 11 17 30 9 3 4 2 12 10 10 0 1 9 5 20 -13 14
14 Rotor Volgograd 19 3 5 11 9 30 10 2 1 7 4 14 9 1 4 4 5 16 -21 14
15 Tambov 19 3 4 12 13 29 10 2 2 6 6 10 9 1 2 6 7 19 -16 13
16 Ufa 19 3 4 12 14 31 9 1 3 5 8 11 10 2 1 7 6 20 -17 13

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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.