Rubin are terrible. In the last seven rounds of the domestic championship, the Kazan club have picked up only one win. There are problems with goals, too. In the previous two rounds, the Kazan side scored just a goal each, and Total More than 2.5 was broken at the expense of their opponents. The team has very serious personnel losses. First, we will have to play without our internationals, who have already left our team (Kvaratskhelia, Uremovic, Dreyer and Hakshabanovic). And secondly, there are a lot of injured and suspended (Lisakovich, Kostyukov, Abildgaard, Lomovitskyy, Im Bom Hwang) among the supporting players. You can’t expect a lot of goals from such a broken-down squad.
And you can’t expect open football and goals from the Moscow Region team. Khimki are one of the weakest teams in the Russian Professional Football League. In 22 games there have been only 19 goals scored. Only the Ural players are less different. Only in one of their last four league games have Khimki scored more goals. Several internationals, some of whom could have been a threat in the attack, left the team. The team’s style of play is to play defensively. Lately, on the other hand, the team’s defense seemed to improve. Khimki did not concede any goals to either Ural or Sochi.
Full statistics and all current odds for the match can be found at download 1xbet. It’s difficult to pick a favorite in this matchup. The home team has a lot of problems, the guests are the weakest team in the RPL this season. I don’t know what the outcome will be, but I expect a draw in terms of the total. Most likely there will be a lot of fighting, fouls, but few chances. Both teams have problems with realization and goals in general. On the other hand they can play defensively and be more or less reliable. Khimki, by the way, have not conceded a goal in the last two rounds. Rubin, after six missed goals from the Army team, should also shake things up and try to help Dupin to put in the long-awaited shutout. I don’t expect any open football in this game. The Moscow Region side have basically one of the weakest squads in the league in terms of completists. And Rubin have left some players from whom Slutsky expected good play in front of others’ goals. It’s high time for Rubin to fall under $2.5, while Khimki have only once played Under 2.5 in their March games. The three most recent head-to-head encounters between these teams were also lacking in goals: 1-0, 1-1, 0-0. I think we’ll see something similar in the upcoming game.