On Matchday 23 of the Russian Professional Football League, Rubin will face Khimki, with their respective predictions published on our website. Full statistics and all current odds for the match can be found at 1xbet login.
Kazan are in crisis
Rubin after the break looks somehow disassembled, the team shows poor results and behaves nervously. The Kazan side have played four RPL games since the break, suffering three defeats. In the last round, they lost away to CSKA 1-6, a painful blow for Leonid Slutsky because he lost to his former club. Rubin are tenth in the league with a five-point lead from the relegation zone. The club can boast that they reached the quarter-finals of the Russian Cup, but they should definitely not be considered as contenders for the trophy. The upcoming battle will be missed by two players for various reasons.
Khimki are trying to save themselves
Khimki have a more difficult situation in the league; the club must fight for survival before they drop to last place in the standings. They’re just two points behind, so there’s still a lot of fight ahead. There was some progress in the team’s results, in two games they managed to get 4 points. In the last round, Khimki managed to secure a vital away win against one of their rivals Ural – 1-0. The only goal of the game was scored in the 86th minute, it was an own goal. Prior to this encounter, four players are at risk of not taking to the pitch due to injuries.
In the first round, the rivals could not determine the strongest, a 1-1 draw was recorded, both goals were scored in the first half.
Bookmakers’ quotes give no clue to betting enthusiasts, as there is no favourite in the upcoming battle. Based on the standings, the visitors need a win here, while Rubin need to regain confidence in their strength. We believe that the teams will be happy with the performance, so we take a bet on the total of more than 2 goals.