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| On Oct 25, 2021 6:00 PM IST

LOK vs SO Dream11 Team Prediction Tips for Lokomotiv Moscow vs Sochi Russian Premier League Live Score October 25


LOK vs SO Dream11: Lokomotiv Moscow’s terrible run of form continued with a UEFA Europa League defeat at home to Galatasaray in midweek. In all competitions, the home team has now gone winless in their last seven games. They now face a Sochi team that has won back-to-back games since the international break, including a 3-2 victory against Rostov at home last weekend. They also beat the defending champions and league leaders Zenit before the break, and they are only two points behind Zenit heading into this weekend’s round of fixtures. Given the two teams’ recent performances, the visitors will be the favourites.

Date: October 25, Monday
Kick-Off: 9:30 PM (IST)
Venue: RZD Arena, Moscow

Russian Premier League Table:

In Russian Premier League this season, Lokomotiv Moscow are at the 6th spot in the points table, while, Sochi sit in the 5th place.

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Recent Form

Lokomotiv Moscow – D-L-L-D-L
Sochi – W-L-L-W-W

Head to Head (Last five meetings)

Lokomotiv Moscow Wins- 03
Draws– 01
Sochi Wins– 01

Lokomotiv Moscow News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Due to long-term injuries, Stanislav Magkeev and Anton Miranchuk are still out and will not return until after the winter break.
  • Ze Lus has been unlicensed by the club and is expected to depart Lokomotiv Moscow in the winter transfer window, in addition to being injured.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Murilo Cerqueira, a Brazilian defender, has been rehabilitating from a long-term injury and is doubtful for Monday’s encounter.

Lokomotiv Moscow Starting XI (Likely)

Maciej Rybus
Tin Jedvaj
Dmitri Barinov
Pablo Castro
Rifat Zhemaletdinov
Daniil Kulikov
Dmitry Rybchinskiy
Konstantin Maradishvili
Fyodor Smolov
Francois Kamano

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Sochi News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Soslan Dzhanaev, the Russian goalie, suffered an injury in the previous round’s match against FC Rostov and would most likely miss the forthcoming trip to Moscow.
  • Marko Dugandzic, who has been dealing with a recurrent muscular problem, is also questionable.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • The return of Georgi Kostadinov is a big boost for the side in this clash against Lokomotiv Moscow.

Sochi Starting XI (Likely)

Soslan Dzhanaev
Timofey Margasov
Mateo Barac
Sergey Terekhov
Danila Prokhin
Christian Noboa
Ivelin Popov
Artur Yusupov
Kirill Zaika
Mateo Cassierra

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LOK vs SO Dream11 Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Fyodor Smolov is lethal upfront for his goal scoring capability. The Lokomotiv Moscow striker has scored 7 goals in the Russian Premier League this season and his conversion rate of goal is 39.58%.

Goals last season 7
Goals this season 7
Assists 1

Mateo Cassierra has scored 3 goals in this season, and he can be a good bet in this clash with his conversion rate of 31.16%. He will be eyeing to score goals for his side in this clash.

Goals last season 1
Goals this season 3
Assists 1

Differential Pick

Christian Noboa be good pick in this clash. He has scored 3 goals with a pass accuracy of 79.63%. His goal conversion rate is 34.70%. He has the capability to upset the opponent.

Total Goals 12
Goals this season 3
Assists 1

LOK vs SO Dream11 Teams

GK: Guilherme
DEF: Maciej Rybus, Tin Jedvaj, Timofey Margasov, Mateo Barac
MID: Rifat Zhemaletdinov, Daniil Kulikov, Christian Noboa, Ivelin Popov
FOR: Fyodor Smolov, Mateo Cassierra

Likely Winner:

  • Under new coach Markus Gisdol, who was appointed during the last international break, Lokomotiv is yet to win a game. The Moscow club succumbed to Galatasaray in midweek after a stalemate in the previous round in Kazan.
  • PFC Sochi has won two straight games and is now only two points behind league leaders FC Zenit. With a win in Cherkizovo on Monday, they might move into top place.
  • Lokomotiv has only won one of their last six RPL games, thus a tie is the most likely result.

Match Odds:

The odds in favour of a 1-1 draw in this clash is 2.46.

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Jeet Ghosh

Jeet Ghosh is a Football Journalist, living and working in Kolkata with years of experience. He is a Post Graduate in Journalism and Mass Communication from Jadavpur University. Jeet is a sports lover but has a special liking for football. He has worked as a football writer with The Citizen, Sportsflashes, Sportskeeda. He follows the football leagues around the world and is somewhat partial towards Real Madrid.