Russia and Kazakhstan face , in a match for this stage of the EC Qualification (Qualifying Round). In this match the home advantage may play an important role, as both teams present significant differences between home and away performances.
Russia VS Kazakhstan
09 September 2019 – 19:45
Qualifying Round – Group I – Round 6
09 Sep – 19:45
Who will be the winner?
Analysis of Russia
The home team is currently in the 2nd position, with 12 points won, after 4 wins and 1 loss. In the penultimate round, they have won a home match against Cyprus by (1‑0). In the last round, they have won an away match against Scotland by (1‑2). This is a team that is often stronger at home, with the help of its supporters, so they usually make good use of the home advantage, since in the last 30 matches they register 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses in away matches; against 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses at their stadium. Russia has won 6, tied 2 and lost 2 of the last 10 home matches.
They have won the last 4 matches for this competition. Their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in all of the last 5 matches for this competition. They have conceded the first goal in 6 of their 15 matches, but have been able to turn the score around in 2.
Russia are trying to establish themselves within the qualifying zone, so acting alongside their fans they should impose themselves on the field to win the victory. Even when playing at home, Russia should not find any slack, so it is important that they can show something positive on the pitch. In the last round, Russia got an away win against Scotland by the score of 2 x 1. The coach should not have major missing players for this duel.
Analysis of Kazakhstan
The away team is currently in the 3rd position, with 7 points won, after 2 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses. In the penultimate round, they have won a home match agaisnt San Marino by (4‑0). In the last round, they have tied an away match against Cyprus by (1‑1). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 2 wins, 3 draws and 10 losses in away matches, with 12 goals scored and 34 conceded; against 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses at their stadium, with 21 goals scored and 19 conceded. In the last 8 away matches Kazakhstan has won 1, tied 3 and lost 4. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 8 of the last 8 matches have ended with Over 1,5 goals. In 15 matches, they have conceded the first goal 5 times and have never been able to turn the score around.
Kazakhstan are eyeing a spot within the qualifying zone, so even if they are away from home, it is important to score points. This should be a game of extreme difficulty, but the visitors are confident of reaching their goal, which is a victory. In the last match played, Kazakhstan sought a 1-1 draw away with Cyprus by 1-0. The coach should go to the field with a very competitive team.