Tip Spartak Moscow - Leicester
Prediction published on October 17, 2021 at 4:30 PM - Modified on October 19, 2021 at 5:27 PM
Spartak Moscow host Leicester City in a Group C encounter of the Europa League. The hosts are placed second in the group with three points from the opening two fixtures while Leicester City have managed to get just a single point on board from their two games so far. Spartak Moscow come into the Leicester City clash with a 2-2 draw with local rivals Dynamo Moscow in the Russian Premier League. Rui Vitoria’s men have struggled to get going in the domestic competitions and are currently placed seventh in the same. Spartak Moscow have struggled defensively in the current season across all competitions and hence have managed to keep just two clean sheets in their last nine fixtures. As a result, they have had over 2.5 goals in two out of their last three fixtures. A win for the Russian side will take them level on points with current group leaders Legia Warsaw, given the Polish side do not earn points in this round of matches.
Leicester City also have struggled so far in their domestic competition, the Premier League. Brendan Rodgers’ men are currently placed eleventh in the Premier League and have struggled to deal with their defensive concerns. They have not kept a clean sheet in their last four matches and as a result, have had over 2.5 goals in three out of those four fixtures. The Foxes come into the game with an inspiring 4-2 win at home against Manchester United. Leicester City are in dire need of the three points to stay in contention for qualification to the next round in the Europa League.
Key points Spartak Moscow - Leicester
Spartak Moscow have had over 2.5 goals in two out of their last three fixtures.
Leicester City have had over 2.5 goals in three out of their last four matches.
Leicester City have not kept a clean sheet in their last four games.
Spartak Moscow just have two clean sheets in their last nine fixtures.
Conclusion Spartak Moscow - Leicester
Both teams have a realistic opportunity to get to the next round of the Europa League. The two teams are expected to play out an exciting game of football and will be going for the three points. We are expecting an open game of football where goals are likely to galore. Over 2.5 goals for this fixture.