CSKA Moscow head into this match after a 1-1 Europa League drawn match against Wolfsberger AC.
In that game, CSKA Moscow had 50% possession and 9 shots at goal with 4 on target. The scorer for CSKA Moscow was Adolfo Gaich (5'). For their opponents, Wolfsberger AC got 10 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Michael Liendl (42') scored for Wolfsberger AC.
Their latest results reveal that much solidity has been shown by the CSKA Moscow backline. Armeytsy have been miserly, seeing the total number of goals that have gone in at their end during their past six outings standing at 4. That aside, we’ll just have to find out if such a trend will persist in this upcoming game or not.
Arsenal Tula will go into this meeting following on from a 1-0 Premier League win in the defeat of Ural in their last fixture.
The only scorer from Arsenal Tula was Aleksandr Lomovitsky (36').
Arsenal Tula have had no problems opening up opposition defences in the lead-up to this encounter, scoring 9 times in their previous 6 matches. Having said that, Pryaniki can also improve defensively after being scored against in 5 of those same games.
Coming into this clash, Arsenal Tula have not won away from home in their last 5 matches in the league.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head duels dating back to 27/10/2017, there is nothing to separate the two clubs with CSKA Moscow winning 3 of those games, Arsenal Tula 3 and 0 being draws in regulation time.
A sum of 16 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 11 of them from Armeytsy and 5 coming from Pryaniki. That’s an average goals per game of 2.67.
Team News: CSKA Moscow
Vadim Karpov (Nasal Bone Fracture), Mário Fernandes (Corona virus), Georgi Schennikov (Adductor problems), Bruno Fuchs (torn tendon) and Kirill Nababkin (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) aren’t available for CSKA manager Viktar Hancharenka.
Team News: Arsenal Tula
From a largely available squad, there’s just the sole fitness worry for the Arsenal Tula manager Sergey Podpaly to contend with. Evgeniy Lutsenko (Hamstring Injury) won’t be in action.
We envisage that CSKA Moscow have it within them to score at least once when they come up against Arsenal Tula, who may well struggle scoring.
Accordingly, we see a comfortable 2-0 win for CSKA Moscow when the full-time whistle blows.
What are the best odds for this match?
In terms of the bookies’ odds in the full-time result market, victory for CSKA Moscow can be had for 1.58, a bet on a drawn result is 4.1 & betting on a victory for Arsenal Tula gets 7. They are the top bets offered right now.