As part of one of the matches of the Russian Football Championship, the main forces of Khimki and Arsenal Tula will clash. On whose side will the victory be in this confrontation? LiveResult.Ru gives a forecast for this meeting.

Khimki

The players of "Khimki" in 16 games were able to earn only 14 points, with which they are located in the relegation zone. However, the gap from a safe position is only 2 points. The Moscow Region team managed to get only 2 wins this season, and the last of them happened in mid-October, when the red-blacks were able to beat the Grozny Akhmat (2-0) on their own field. Khimki approach this game with a 5-match series of victories, which they will try to interrupt in a battle with a competitor for survival.

Arsenal Tula

Arsenal Tula will also be fighting for survival this season. At the moment, the team has 16 points, which allows it to occupy the 12th place in the RPL, but the Pushkari are ahead of the relegation zone by only 2 points. The Tula team can boast of 4 victories in this championship. The same number of times the Tulyaks shared points with their opponents, and 8 times they returned home with nothing. In the last round, the gingerbread men defeated Lokomotiv 3-1, which became a real sensation.

Injuries and disqualifications:

Disqualifications

Kostadinov (busting yellow cards) – Arsenal Tula.

Injuries

Kukharchuk (muscle injury), Filin (muscle injury) - both "Khimki". Markov (kick) – Arsenal Tula.

Under question

Novoseltsev (kick) – Arsenal Tula.

Statistics and figures:

  • Khimki are the favorites of the meeting;
  • Khimki have not won in regular time for 7 matches;
  • Arsenal have won only once in 5 previous games;
  • The last face-to-face meeting of the rivals was a friendly;
  • It ended in a 0-0 draw.

Forecast

Khimki look good in their native walls, and in the previous round they could have defeated Krasnodar. But the final 3-3 draw was also supposed to suit the fans. Most likely, today the success will go to the hosts, who will play at their home stadium.