Spartak Moscow - FC Krasnodar predictions and free betting tips [01/11/2023]
Today the central match on the Path of the Russian Premier League Cup Wednesday kicks off. Fans of Russian football anticipate a confrontation between two creative and offensive squads that never yield a dull moment. Moscow's "Spartak" will host "Krasnodar," a team motivated for victory to advance to the play-off stage of the Russian Premier League Cup.
Spartak" Moscow continues to keep its followers on tenterhooks, playing yet another season marked by inconsistency. During the 2023-2024 season, "Spartak" fans relished the joy and absolute confidence of leading their team. However, as autumn approached, the red-and-whites lost their mojo and returned to their somewhat unstable gameplay, with losses to "Krylia Sovetov," Voronezh's "Fakel" and "Ural". After 13 matches of the Russian Premier League season 2023-2024, "Spartak" gathered 20 points, taking 6th place in the table. "Spartak" is 2 points behind "Krylia Sovetov" from Samara, who are at the 3rd position.
In the last 5 matches, "Spartak" fell 3 times, losing to "Fakel", "Dynamo" and "Krylia Sovetov". "Spartak" gained points when they met "Pari NN" and CSKA. In the Cup of Russia, "Spartak" pleases its numerous fans. The red-and-whites secured 4 successive wins and claimed the top spot in the group. In the latest cup encounter, "Spartak" was beaten 3:0 by "Dynamo" Moscow. This loss had more psychological than tournament consequences. No matter what, "Spartak" will take the 1st place and participate in the play-off stage of the RPL.
"The Bulls" became the revelation of the first half of the 2023-2024 season. "Krasnodar" started the Russian Premier League season with a few wins, then began consistently triumphing, delivering a shock to the journalists and football community witnessing their game and point accumulation. The Krasnodar club remained unbeaten for 12 championship matches, staking out the top spot in the tournament table of the Premier League. "Krasnodar" suffered its first loss in an away match against CSKA Moscow. "Krasnodar" conceded only 1 goal, which proved victorious for the red-blues.
In the Path of the Russian Cup, "Krasnodar" performed less impressively, prioritising success in championship matches. After 5 matches played, "Krasnodar" occupies the 3rd place in the Group "D" table, ahead only of "Pari NN" who have lost their chance to continue the Russian Cup run. "Krasnodar" gathered 8 points and in the event of a victory will secure the 2nd place, although much depends on "Dynamo".
"Spartak" and "Krasnodar" met in 31 official matches. "Spartak" claimed 19 victories, while "Krasnodar" proved stronger in 10 confrontations. Two other matches ended in a draw.
"Krasnodar" will triumph. "Spartak" will play conservatively, keeping in mind their upcoming championship match against "Lokomotiv," which is crucial from a tournament perspective. Victory is more vital for "Krasnodar" in this match, where the fate of the "bulls" and their place in the play-off stage of the Russian Cup will be determined. The "Spartak" coaching staff will field an experimental lineup, as the leaders rest ahead of the meeting with "Lokomotiv".