Shinnik Yaroslavl vs Ural
Date: Wednesday, 18 March 2020
Kick-off at 15:30 UK/ 16:30 CET
Venue: Arena Khimki (Khimki).
The Bumblebees are from the top flight, and disregarding their loss on the road against Zenit, they have had a solid six months in away fixtures. Shina from the lower division will suffer in all probability this Wednesday.
Shinnik Yaroslavl vs Ural Head-to-head (h2h)
- The last time these two met, the Bumblebees won 0-2 on the road.
- Shina had failed to score in two of the previous three match-ups.
- In the past eight years only once have the team from the top flight lost.
- Only once in the prior 14 years have the guests kept a clean sheet at this stadium.
- The biggest win belongs to Shina – a 3-0 win at home in 2017.
Shinnik Yaroslavl vs Ural Prediction
Shina had made a mess of things in the previous round of the competition. They were on the road, and had taken on Nizhny Novgorod. The guests raced to a 0-2 lead, but conceded two late goals in spite of having the numerical advantage on the pitch. Also note that the second goal by the hosts had come in the 90th minute.
Later, it took three missed penalties by the home team for Shina to progress to the Quarters. Such a struggling performance will surely have raised doubts about their chances against a team from the Premier League.
Meanwhile, the Bumblebees too had to depend on the penalty shootout to make it to this round. They were at home, and had ended regular time and extra time with a 2-2 scoreline against Arsenal Tula.
In regards to result this Wednesday, the fact that the Bumblebees are far more experienced and battle-hardened than their counterparts will surely make an impact. On top of that, Shina had lost the latest h2h fixture, and they also had failed to score against this opponent in two of the former three h2h encounters.
Moreover, the Bumblebees have been impressive on the road this whole season, disregarding some minor stumbles against some of the best teams in the country. As such, expect a win for Ural this game week.
However, do understand that this is a knock-out game with no second leg. Shina have the home advantage, and will try desperately to get into the semis. They do not have anything to lose, and have everything to gain. Furthermore, only once have they even failed to score against this rival at this venue since 2007.
Considering these stats, it’s inferred that both teams will score goals at the Arena Khimki.
Shinnik Yaroslavl vs Ural Betting Tips
Ural to Qualify to the Next Round @ 1.50 (1/2)
Both Teams to Score @ 2.00 (1/1).
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