Spartak Moscow vs FK Akhmat
Russia – Premier League
Date: Monday, 23 April 2018
Kick-Off at 17:30 UK
Venue: Otkrytiye Arena (Moskva)
Spartak Moscow have suffered two very disappointing losses in their last two outings, which see them six points behind the Premier League table-toppers Lokomotiv and out of the Cup in semi-finals to Tosno. They now look to bounce back in front of the home crowd as they host mid-table rivals Akhmat Grozny on Monday, but Massimo Carrera’s men are in for no easy task either.
FK Akhmat sit in the danger zone and just three points clear of the 13th placed Amkar Perm’ but they come into the match in a solid form. They’ve beaten Tosno in front of the home crowd and held Lokomotiv Moskva to a goalless draw at RZD Arena on Wednesday, which will surely have them very motivated to cause an upset on the day as well.
However, Igor Ledyakhov’s men have largely struggled for consistency on the road and this will be far more worrying ahead of the trip to Otkrytiye Arena. Spartak have seen a very convincing streak recently ended a have a very important return to the winning ways to make late in the campaign if they are to boost their title challenge. Narodnaya Komanda have been regularly scoring and conceding goals and this promises another exciting occasion!
Spartak Moscow vs FK Akhmat: Head-to-head
Akhmat Grozny haven’t beaten Spartak since 2015 and saw four consecutive losses since then.
We’ve seen a 1-2 thriller at Akhmat Arena earlier this season, where goals from Glushakov and Melgarejo proved enough for the visitors to snatch the points.
Spartak have been more convincing in front of the home crowd, though, seeing out some commanding displays along the way.
Spartak Moscow vs FK Akhmat: Prediction
We will thus go for a Home win, which shapes to be a banker bet at 1.40 and has attracted many big hitters already.
We do believe we’re in for impressive attacking lines on the day too and we’ll also back Over 2.5 goals FT at 1.95 – which could be a great way to go about the market.
Spartak Moscow vs FK Akhmat: Bet Tips
Home win @ 1.40
Over 2.5 goals FT @ 1.95