Russia vs Chile
International Friendly Match
Date: Friday, 9th June 2017
Kick off at 17:00 UK/ 18:00 CET
Venue: VEB Arena.
The World Cup hosts will have a very strong test ahead of Confederations Cup which kicks off in ten days.
Russia will take on yet another Confederations Cup contestants Chile in the final friendly set to be played this Friday at VEB Arena.
Stanislav Cherchesov can be thrilled with his team’s performance in the thumping of EURO 2016 participants Hungary two days ago in Budapest.
Fyodor Smolov and Dmitry Poloz were both on target to confirm the team’s fine attacking form.
It was the second friendly on the bounce in which Sbornaya bagged three goals as they had a lively 3-3 thriller with Belgium earlier this year.
La Roja has also been quite impressive in the first of three friendlies ahead of Confederations Cup as they demolished Burkina Faso 3-0 in Santiago.
Spanish expert Pizzi will be handicapped without his key player Alexis Sanchez who is going to skip the competition after a difficult season with Arsenal in Premier League.
Arturo Vidal, who bagged a brace in the mention win over Burkina Faso, will thus be the leader on the court.
Russia vs Chile: Head to head
This will be the first ever head to head meeting between the two teams.
Russia vs Chile: Prediction
The value must be with the Russians here since Chile will be without some of their key figures in the attack.
The bookmakers are more than generous offering the 21/10 odds on Sbornaya to claim the victory. You can alternatively take in-form Poloz to score anytime at 7/4.
Russia vs Chile: Bet Tips
The main betting prediction will be Russia to win at 3.20 at Pinnacle.
You can alternatively take Dmitry Poloz to score anytime at the odds of 2.75.