FC Amkar Perm vs Ufa
Russian Premier League
Date: Tuesday, 8th August 2017
Kick-off at 15:30 UK/ 16:30 CET
Venue: Zvezda Stadium (Perm).
For Amkar Perm, every season is about fighting for survival. They finished above the top 10 in the table only twice in the 12 season in the Premier League. Last season, they finished 11th and escaped relegation by 5 points.
The start to the new campaign is nothing but disastrous for Amkar. They lost each of the four matches and are yet to net a goal in the competitions. But they have the company of the newly promoted SKA Khabarovsk, who lost all their 4 games and scored none.
FC Ufa had a their best run in the Premier League last season, since earning promotion three years ago. They finished 7th bettering consecutive 12th placed finish in the past two seasons. Interestingly, the escaped relegation by 1 point in 2015/16 and 2014/15. It is a huge morale boost for a team of their stature looking forward into the new season.
For Ufa fans, there are plenty of positives at the start of the new season. The team made an unbeaten start with 2 wins and 2 draws and are somewhat helped by the easiness of fixtures. The highlight among their performance is the goal-less draw against Spartak on matchday 2.
Amkar Perm vs Ufa: Head-to-head
- Last season, their two meetings ended in 1-1 draws.
- Overall their 6 meetings saw two Ufa wins, 3 draws and 1 by Amkar.
- At home, Amkar has 1 win, 1 draw and 1 defeat in their three matches against Ufa.
Amkar Perm vs Ufa: Prediction
Ufa will be confident bunch buoyed by the excellent start to the season campaign. While Amkar are on the opposite end struggling for goals and defensive stability. Therefore, expect nothing but an away win.
Amkar Perm vs Ufa: Bet Tips
FT – Ufa to win for 3.00 odds with Betfair.
Over 1.5 goals for 1.75 odds with Betfair.