| On Nov 11, 2021 7:00 PM IST

RUS vs CYR Dream11 Team Prediction Tips for Russia vs Cyprus World Cup Qualifiers Live Score November 11


RUS vs CYR Dream11: The World Cup Qualifiers will be underway once again as Russia take on Cyprus at the Gazprom Arena. The two sides are at the opposite ends of the table. Russia are comfortably top with 19 points from eight games. They have registered four wins on the bounce. They are coming into this game on the back of a 2-1 away win at Slovenia. Igor Diveev and Georgi Dzhikiya scored early in the first half before Josip Ilicic scored the consolation.

Cyprus are rooted to the bottom of the table with five points from their eight games. They have no chance of qualification. They are winless in five games. Cyprus head into this game following a 2-2 draw versus Malta. Fotios Papoulis and Pieros Sotiriou found their names on the scoresheet.

Match Details 

Date: November 11, Thursday
Kick-Off: 10:30 PM (IST)
Venue: Gazprom Arena

World Cup Qualifiers Points Table Group H

Russia is occupying the top spot with 19 points, whereas Cyprus is 6th with five points.

Recent Form

Russia: WWWWD
Cyprus: DLLLL

Head to Head

Russia have won all four previous meetings between the two sides.

RUS vs CYR Today Match Prediction

Russia News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • There are no injuries or suspensions.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Russia should lineup in a 4-3-3 formation.
  • Guilherme Marinato should be starting in at goal.
  • Georgi Dzhikiya, Igor Diveev, Fyodor Kudryashov, Sergei Terekhov can be the back four in defence.
  • Aleksei Miranchuk, Dmitriy Barinov, Aleksandr Golovin could occupy the midfield.
  • Aleksei Ionov, Fedor Smolov, and Anton Zabolotny should be the front three.

Russia Starting XI (Likely)

Guilherme Marinato
Georgi Dzhikiya
Igor Diveev
Fyodor Kudryashov
Sergei Terekhov
Aleksei Miranchuk
Dmitriy Barinov
Aleksandr Golovin
Aleksei Ionov
Fedor Smolov
Anton Zabolotny

Cyprus News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Cyprus have a fully fit squad to choose from.
  • There are no suspensions.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Cyprus will lineup in a 3-4-3 formation.
  • Constantinos Panagi should be starting in goal.
  • Nicolas Ioannou, Andreas Karo, Stelios Andreou should be three center-backs.
  • Andreas Avraam, Grigoris Kastanos, Kostakis Artymatas, and Paris Psaltis can feature in the midfield region.
  • Ioannis Pittas, Loizos Loizou, Demetris Christofi are in contention to lead the attack.

Cyprus Starting XI (Likely)

Constantinos Panagi
Nicolas Ioannou
Andreas Karo
Stelios Andreou
Andreas Avraam
Grigoris Kastanos
Kostakis Artymatas
Paris Psaltis
Ioannis Pittas
Loizos Loizou
Demetris Christofi

RUS vs CYR Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Fedor Smolov is in great form in the league and can be a great captain choice. He has seven goals this season.

Games Played 12
Goals 7
Assists 0
Shots on Target 21
Pass Accuracy 65
Chances Created 15
Interceptions 3
Tackles 5

Aleksey Ionov is a must-have for your RUS vs CYR Dream11 Teams. He has one goal and one assist this season.

Games Played 10
Goals 1
Assists 1
Shots on Target 6
Pass Accuracy 80
Chances Created 13
Interceptions 1
Tackles 0

Differential Pick 

Georgi Dzhikiya can earn handsome returns from full-back position. He has one goal and one assist this season.

Games Played 13
Goals 1
Assists 1
Shots on Target 5
Pass Accuracy 79
Chances Created 4
Interceptions 18
Tackles 9

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RUS vs CYR Dream 11 Teams

GK: G Marinato
DEF: N Ioannou, I Diveev, G Dzhikiya
MID: F Papoulis, G Kastanos, Aleksei Miranchuk, A Ionov
FOR: P Sotiriou, F SMolov, A Zabolotny

Likely Winner:

Russia are in red hot form while Cyprus ended their dismal run of results with a draw last time. The RUS vs CYR Today Match Prediction Odds are in favor of Russia to register a comfortable victory.

Match Odds:

Russia: 1/6
Cyprus: 26/1

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