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PAOK vs Spartak Moscow Prediction & Betting tips
In the previous one there is no clear favorite for betting houses, since both teams are even and competitive in their actions. For this reason and knowing that the Greeks eliminated Basel greatly, we believe that they can compete for their classification. He paints to be an intense duel and fought for the proposal of the Russians, being possible that the goals fall by punctual plays or by the famous stopped ball. Given this reality, we believe that the bet “more 1.5 goals” is interesting to consider, since Hellenic and Russian can score a goal at least or even two in their favor.
The Greeks come to this instance after eliminating Swiss Basel and prove they have what it takes to qualify for the group stage of this Champions League. It is enough to know that they won 5-1 on aggregate to confirm this statement (win 2-1 at home and victory 0-3 visit). Now the goal of the squad is to repeat what was done in the last phase and overcome a compact team between the lines. For this match, Lucescu is expected to maintain the 4-2-3-1 system he has used in this season start, which has allowed the starters to attack and defend in blocks. Of course, everyone’s attitude is expected to be intense and aggressive from the initial whistle, as the Greeks will look for an important victory at home to play with more tranquility the return in Russian territory.
In terms of friendlies, PAOK played many in the last few weeks, managing to catch up the pace of football. The results of these games were the following: Draw 2-2 with Anderlecht, defeat 1-2 with Nordsjaelland, victory 2-1 against Steaua Bucharest, equality 1-1 against Gent, defeat 3-1 against Antwerp and win 1-2 in front of Graafschap. If it is about figures, the main ones of the team are the flyers Cañas, Mauricio, Limnios, Pelkas, El Kaddouri and Jaba. Mention aside for the scorer Prijovic, who scored twice in the key against Basel (2nd goal in the game played in Greece and 2nd goal in the match played in Switzerland).
The team comes to this Champions League game after visiting Lokomotiv Moscow for the Russian tournament (draw 0-0). Previously had debuted with a victory against the combative Orenburg (1-0 with scored goal in the 4 ‘minutes of the first half). For this exit, the Carrera technician will maintain the 4-1-4-1 system used during the summer, which has allowed the squad to be ordered between lines and cash in attack. The floaters Zobnin, Glushakov, Fernando and Promes are expected to appear, as well as the speedy Ze Luis (incisive striker and collaborator despite his low scoring average).
Continuing with the analysis you should know that Spartak Moscow played a lot of friendlies, which served to match the football proposal of coach Carrera. The scores of these matches were the following: Victory 3-0 against Chertanovo M., victory 2-0 against Sochi, victory 2-1 against FK Strogino Moscow, victory 2-0 against R. Volgograd, victory 2-0 against Kursk , defeat 3-1 against Rijeka, win 1-0 against Slovacko, victory 0-3 against Proleter, win 3-1 against Rudar, victory 1-4 against Trabzonspor and draw 1-1 against Ashdod. In terms of reinforcements, the leadership signed the following players: Samuel Gigot (defender) and Aleksandr Tashaev (left inside).
There are no previous clashes between Greeks and Russians, this being the first duel they will play in their history.