Rostov FK VS Lokomotiv Moscow
Match Time:3/15/2020 23:59 Sunday (GMT+8)
Rostov have doubts over the match fitness of Matthias Normann.
Lokomotiv Moscow still have long-term injuries to Boris Rotenberg Jr, Mikhail Lysov, Jefferson Farfan and Luka Djordjevic, while Anton Miranchuk is still out with an ankle bone problem. Solomon Kverkvelia is suspended.
Doubtful: Matthias Normann (unspecified)
Suspended: Solomon Kverkvelia
Injured/Unavailable: Boris Rotenberg Jr (cruciate ligament), Mikhail Lysov (hip), Jefferson Farfan (knee), Luka Djordjevic (cruciate ligament), Anton Miranchuk (ankle)
MAIN PREDICTION: DRAW
Rostov made hard work of beating nine-man CSKA Moscow last weekend as they edged home 3-2 winners. In their last seven league matches overall they have only kept one clean sheet.
Lokomotiv Moscow claimed only their second win of their last eight league matches last weekend as they edged past Akhmat Grozny 1-0. They haven’t scored in their last two away league matches.
Expect this closely-fought battle to end all square.
SECOND PREDICTION: FIRST HALF HAD - DRAW
Only two sides have conceded fewer first-half goals than Rostov at home so far in the league this season. Only two sides have conceded fewer first-half goals on the road than Lokomotiv Moscow in league play.
Expect this to still be a draw at half time.