RUS vs SLV Dream11: A 1-3 win for Russia over Malta sees them perched at the top of Group H heading into this match against the only other Group H side to taste victory in midweek. Slovenia shocked Croatia, pulling off an outstanding 1-0 triumph at home and head to Sochi full of confidence off the back of such a result. Despite having home advantage, Russia will not find this easy, with Slovenia expected to play a similar way as to how they did against Croatia, allowing the hosts to dominate possession with a view to soaking up pressure through their disciplined set up, which may in turn lead to them hitting Russia on the counter attack.
Date: 27 March, Saturday
Time: 7:30 PM (IST)
Venue: Olimpiyskiy Stadion Fisht, Sochi
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Russia – W-L-L-D-D
Slovenia – W-D-W-D-W
Head-to-head (last four meetings)
RUS Wins- 01
SLV Wins– 02
Injury Report and Unavailability: Denis Cheryshev and Roman Zobnin were not included in the squad due to injuries while Fydor Smolov was left out.
Expected changes and Strategy: Stanislav Cherchesov does not have any injury or suspension concerns at the moment. All the members of the squad announced for the qualifiers are fit and in contention to feature in this crucial game.
Russia Starting XI (Likely)
Injury Report and Unavailability: There are currently no new injury or suspension concerns for the visitors.
Expected changes and Strategy: Slovenia had a great game against Croatia last time around and there’s no need for manager Matjaz Kek to make changes to the starting XI.
Slovenia Starting XI (Likely)
RUS vs SLV Dream11 Fantasy Football Tips
Artem Dzyuba: Dzyuba has 1 goals and a total of 4 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 39.41%. He had a total of 2 big chances. He has a total of 1 assists, 7 key passes and he created a total of 2 chances.
Andraz Sporar: Sporar has 1 goals and a total of 6 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 21.86%. He had a total of 3 big chances. He has a total of 0 assists, 8 key passes and he created a total of 5 chances.
X-factors, differential picks
Sandi Lovric: Lovric has 1 goals and a total of 5 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 36.12%. He had a total of 3 big chances. He has a total of 1 assists, 8 key passes (these are passes leading to a shot on goal) and he created a total of 3 chances.
Defenders: Zhirkov, Kudryashov, Smolnikov, Jokic
Midfielders: Golovin, Kuzyayev, Ilicic, Lovric
Attackers: Dzyuba, Sporar
On the back of defeating Croatia, Slovenia will be full of confidence ahead of their visit to Sochi. Nevertheless, it may be difficult to replicate their performance from Wednesday evening, leading us to predict a comfortable triumph for the home side. In our RUS vs SLV Today Match Prediction odds, we back for a 1-0 win for the home side in this match.