Football: “Zenith” has broken off the bulls horns

“MK” continues the traditional categories, which not only announced the matches of the nearest round of the Russian football Premier League (RFPL), but given forecasts. Especially for you we have gathered all the useful information about upcoming games in one place: from statistics of personal meetings rivals to the quotations of bookmakers. I hope with our help you will be easier to understand in the pre-match scenario.

photo: Evgeny Semenov

September 23, Saturday

“Dynamo” (Moscow) — CSKA (Moscow)

16.30 (hereinafter time – Moscow). Khimki. The Khimki arena (Capacity 18 636 spectators)

The total value of players: 24 650 000 € – 77 € 700,000

Referee: Alexey Nikolaev (Moscow)

Coaches: Yuriy Kalitvintsev / Viktor Gancharenko

The last meeting on “Dynamo”: 0:2

Total balance: +12=10-11, 43:39

The last 5 matches of Dynamo in the Premier League: +1=2-2, 4:5

The last 5 matches of CSKA in the Premier League: +3=1-1, 5:2

Losses: Kirill Panchenko / –

Factors of bookmakers: 4,70—3,30—1,80

Stream: “Match TV”, “Our football”

“MK”: In such matches Dynamo is impossible to tune. You can remember and draw with “Spartak” and “Zenith”. Of course, CSKA’s class is higher and has more chances of winning the Derby, but after the shame in the Cup of Russia, where the blue and white managed to lose to the third-highest football division, the team of Yuri Kalitvintsev has got to die on the field, but not to lose. Score Igor Akinfeev, Dynamo is almost an impossible task, but to lay down his life for the defence they are quite capable. Prediction: 0:0

“Spartak” (Moscow) — “Anzhi” (Makhachkala)

19.00. Moscow. “Open Arena” (45 360)

The total value of the players: 105 500 000 / 16 400 000

Referee: Vitaly Meshkov (Dmitrov)

Coaches: Massimo Carrera / Vadim Skripchenko

The last meeting in Moscow: 1:0

Total balance: +10=3-4, 28:15

The last 5 matches of Spartak in the Premier League: +1=2-2, 7:8

The last 5 matches of Anji in the Premier League: +1=1-3, 5:16

Factors of bookmakers: 1,35—5,00—9,20

Losses: Ze Luis, Roman Zobnin, Artem Timofeev / –

Stream: “Our football”

MK: As for the defeat in the previous round, FC Anzhi “Krasnodar”, such opponents as the “Anzhi”, “Spartak” is simply a gift. Red-and-white positive emotions in the Cup meeting with the “Kuban” will try to develop success. Even if in this meeting the wards Massimo Carrera will once again shot up the woodwork opponent a couple of times the ball needs to fly. Prediction: 3:0

September 24, Sunday

“Ural” (Ekaterinburg) — Tosno (Tosno)

14.00. Ekaterinburg. The Stadium “Uralmash” (10 000)

The total value of the players: 17 400 000 / 14 200 000

Referee: Evgeny Turbin (Moscow)

Head coach: Aleksandr Tarkhanov / Dmitry Parfenov

The last meeting in Ekaterinburg: –

Total balance: +0=1-0, 0:0

Last 5 games for Ural in the Premier League: +1=3-1, 5:5

The last 5 matches, winning in the Premier League: +1=3-1, 6:5

Losses: Vladimir Khozin, Edgar Manucharyan / –

Factors of bookmakers: 2,30—2,95—3,10

Stream: “Our football”

MK: Both teams are quite willing to go on the exchange, so the most likely outcome seems to be a draw. Considerable superiority in the class of one of the rivals do not have, and not the high performance of “bees” and conences suggests that the score will be somewhere between 0:0 and 1:1. Prediction: 1:1

“Rostov” (Rostov-on-don) — “the locomotive” (Moscow)

16.30. Rostov-on-don. Stadium “The Olympus-2” (15 840)

The total value of the players: 18 200 000 / 60 200 000

Referee: Roman Galimov (Ulan-Ude)

Coaches: Leonid Kuchuk / Yuri Semin

The last meeting in Rostov-na-Donu: 1:0

Total balance: +5=8-15, 20:43

The last 5 matches of FC Rostov in the Premier League: +1=3-1, 6:5

The last 5 matches of Lokomotiv in the Premier League: +2=1-2, 7:8

Losses: – / Vedran Corluka, Ari

Factors of bookmakers: 2,40—2,75—3,30

Stream: “Our football”

“MK”: 2 the most closed club from the top half of the standings will try to endure each other. That one of the contestants will be able to beat other hard to believe. Prediction: 0:0

“Ufa” (Ufa) — “The Arsenal” (Tula)

16.30. Ufa. The Stadium “Neftyanik” (15 200)

The total value of the players: 22 850 000 / 16 700 000

Referee: Vladislav Bezborodov (Saint Petersburg)

Coaches: Sergei Semak / Miodrag Božović

The last meeting in Ufa: 1:0

Total balance: +3=0-4, 8:9

The last 5 matches “Ufa” in the Premier League: +0=1-4, 2:10

Last 5 Arsenal games in the Premier League: +2=2-1, 7:6

Losses: Denis Tumasyan / Kantemir Berkhamov, Gia Grigalava

Factors of bookmakers: 2,15—2,90—3,55

Stream: “Our football”

MK: In the late summer — early autumn, the Ufa frankly fell, forgetting what a win and how to score goals. Judging by the Cup game in Tambov, Tula, serious problems in attack, so we put on a goalless draw. Prediction: 0:0

“Krasnodar” (Krasnodar) — “Zenit” (St. Petersburg)

19.00. Krasnodar. The Stadium “Krasnodar” (34 291)

The total value of the players: 77 980 000 / 120 200 000

Referee: Michael Vilkov (Nizhny Novgorod)

Coaches: Igor Shalimov / Roberto Mancini

The last meeting in Krasnodar: 2:1

Total balance: +2=3-7, 8:22

The last 5 matches of FC Krasnodar in Premier League: +3=2-0, 9:2

The last 5 matches of “Zenit” in the Premier League: +3=2-0, 8:0

Losses: Mauricio Pereira, Stanislav Kritsuk, Tornike Okriashvili / –

Factors of bookmakers: 2,80—3,10—2,40

Stream: “Match TV”, “Our football”

MK: In the Central match of round will meet occupying the first 2 positions in the standings of the clubs. Angry after the Cup defeat the bulls in the last round of the Premier League has demonstrated outstanding football, but it happened on the background of the hopeless “Anji”, passing with or without. Do not expect that the team of Igor Shalimov and in a match with “Zenith” will try to act certainly the first number, because to defend themselves, according to statistics, the “Krasnodar” in this season, far better than attack.

Zenit have impressed in the last match of the Premier League, effortlessly tore the strong “Ufa”. It seems that the team Mancini feels the game thread, which will try to strengthen in the upcoming meeting. Prediction: 0:1

September 25, Monday

“Amkar” (Perm) — “SKA-Khabarovsk” (Khabarovsk)

17.00. Perm. Stadium “The Star” (17 000)

The total value of the players: 17 200 000 / 9 300 000

Referee: Vladimir Moskalev (Voronezh)

Coach: Gadzhi Gadzhiev / Alex Poddubsky

The last meeting in Perm: –

Total balance: +0=1-1, 2:3

The last 5 matches of Amkar in the Premier League: +2=1-2, 3:3

The last 5 matches of SKA in the Premier League: +0=5-0, 4:4

Factors of bookmakers: 1,65—3,25—6,70

Loss: Peor Ogude / –

Stream: “Our football”

“MK”: And in this meeting we put on a goalless draw, after all, the Perm, and Khabarovsk goals are given with great difficulty, but to protect his own net they can do. Prediction: 0:0

“Ahmad” (Grozny) — “Rubin” (Kazan)

19.30. Terrible. “Akhmat-Arena” (30 597)

The total value of the players: 27 800 000 / 64 450 000

Referee: Mr Dry (Lyubertsy)

Coach: Oleg Kononov / Kurban Berdyev

The last meeting in Grozny: 3:1

Total balance: +6=8-6, 19:24

The last 5 matches of “Ahmad” in the Premier League: +1=2-2, 5:9

The last 5 matches of “ruby” in the Premier League: +2=1-2, 8:3

Losses: Ablaye The Mbeng / –

Factors of bookmakers: 2,25—2,95—3,05

Stream: “Our football”

MK: Perhaps the most difficult to predict match of the tour. To win in Grozny would have been hard for any team, but berdyanskiy Rubin looks very well in the last month. It is seen that the Eid al Berdyeva able to develop the game not only in defense but also in attack. Prediction: 1:2


Zenit — 24 points. Krasnodar — 21. Locomotive — 20. CSKA — 19. Rostov — 16. Rubin, Ahmad 14. Spartak, Ural — 13. Arsenal — 11. Ufa — 10. Dynamo Tosno — 9. Amkar, SKA — 8. Anji — 7.


Alexander Kokorin (“Zenit”) – 7 goals (0 penalty). Quincy Promes (Spartak) – 6 (2). Gonatas (“Rubin”), Fedor Smolov (FC Krasnodar) – 4 (0).

Scorers (goal+assist)

Alexander Kokorin (“Zenit”) – 7+3. Quincy Promes (Spartak) – 6+3. Fedor Smolov (FC Krasnodar), Timothy Kalachev (“Rostov”) – 4+2.

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