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| On Oct 20, 2021 4:30 PM IST

SPK vs LEI Dream11 Team Prediction Tips for Spartak Moscow vs Leicester City Europa League Live Score October 20


CEL vs FRC Dream11: As Leicester City travels to Spartak Moscow for a UEFA Europa League Group C match, they will be looking to capitalise on their thrashing of Manchester United. Across their seasons in all tournaments, these two teams have been engaged in some interesting contests. Spartak Moscow is coming off a 2-2 tie in a Moscow derby versus Dinamo Moscow. That outcome came after they overcame Napoli 3-2 in this tournament in their previous league match before the international break. Leicester has had a difficult season, but they are coming off a 4-2 triumph over Manchester United at the weekend. Given the two sides’ clear scoring abilities, a both teams to score bet appears to be the best choice for this one.

Date: October 20, Wednesday
Kick-Off: 8:00 PM (IST)
Venue: Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow

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The UEFA Europa League will be telecast live on the Sony TEN and Sony TEN HD TV channels in India. Live streaming of the UEL matches in India will be available on the Sony LIV platform.

Recent Form

Spartak Moscow – D-W-W-W-L
Leicester City – W-D-L-D-W

Head to Head (first meeting)

Spartak Moscow Wins- 00
Draws– 00
Leicester City Wins– 00

Spartak Moscow News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Nail Umyarov, Quincy Promes, Ezequiel Ponce, Georgi Melkadze and Pavel Maslov are all out of this clash due to injuries.
  • Due to a second caution he collected in the 3-2 away victory against Napoli before the international break, Maximiliano Caufriez is sidelined.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • With Maximiliano Caufriez out, Spartak will be obliged to make a defensive change, with Nikolay Rasskazov or Ilya Kutepov likely to come in this week.
  • The most likely contenders to head the front this week are Jordan Larsson and Aleksandr Sobolev, with Victor Moses remaining in a wing-back role.

Spartak Moscow Starting XI (Likely)

Aleksandr Maksimenko
Georgiy Dzhikiya
Samuel Gigot
Nikolai Rasskazov
Ruslan Litvinov
Roman Zobnin
Victor Moses
Jordan Larsson
Zelimkhan Bakaev
Alexandr Sobolev

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Leicester City News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Wilfred Ndidi, Wesley Fofana, Nampalys Mendy and James Justin are unavaliable due to injury issues.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • This week, Daka should profit from some top-flight rotation, while Ayoze Perez should rejoin to the starting lineup after contributing two assists off the bench versus Man United.
  • In place of Evans, Jannik Vestergaard is expected to start, with Hamza Choudhury and Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall vying for minutes in midfield.

Leicester City Starting XI (Likely)

Kasper Schmeichel
Timothy Castagne
Jonny Evans
Jannik Vestergaard
Ricardo Pereira
Youri Tielemans
Ayoze Perez
Boubakary Soumare
Harvey Barnes
Kelechi Iheanacho
Jamie Vardy

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Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Jamie Vardy, the Leicester star is in wonderful form at the moment and can be a top pick. He has scored 7 goals in the ongoing season, with 1 more assist to his name. He has a pass accuracy of 80.78% and his conversion rate is 40.59%.

Goals last season 15
Goals this season 7
Assists 1

Alexandr Sobolev is the main man upfront for Spartak in this clash. He has 2 goals in this season and has a conversion rate of 36.43%. With 1 assists this season, he is quite lethal upfront and could be big factor in this clash.

Goals last season 14
Goals this season 2
Assists 1

Differential Pick

Youri Tielemans can score goals as well as dominate the midfield region for Leicester. He has scored 2 goals this season with 2 more assists, and also has a pass accuracy of 86.28%. He has a conversion rate of 35.12% in this season.

Goals last season 6
Goals this season 2
Assists 2

CEL vs FRC Dream 11 Teams

GK: Aleksandr Maksimenko
DEF: Samuel Gigot, Ayrton Lucas, Jannik Vestergaard, Ricardo Pereira
MID: Roman Zobnin, Victor Moses, Youri Tielemans, Harvey Barnes
FOR: Alexandr Sobolev, Jamie Vardy

Likely Winner:

  • Both teams have had a diverse range of performances recently, but Leicester may believe the impetus is on their side after their more impressive domestic showing at the weekend.
  • The Russian side have never had much success in the Europa League on their own turf, and we can see Rodgers’ team extending their mini-revival with a tight victory on the trip.

Match Odds:

The odds in favour of a Leicester City win this clash is 2.08.

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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.