Description: SPK Vs AKM Dream11 Team Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: Lopsided tie on our hands today with Spartak Moscow set to hand out a trouncing to Spartak Moscow.
After finishing right in the trenches of the Russian Premier League last season, Akhmat Grozny knew they encountered a stiff and stern test this season as well. With a short turnaround time as the country hassled to conduct the new season amidst the Coronavirus ruckus, Akhmat found themselves with almost no time to sit down and address their problems.
The side had just about managed to avoid relegation last season with the barest margins of goal difference coming in play to see them maintain their identity as a Russian Premier League side. It was a long, testing and gruelling season, one which saw the team script together one of the unlikeliest escapes with the side managing to clutch at straws despite registering a string of defeats in its culminating stages.
However, that season is a thing of the past now, something Akhmat alluded to in their first outing of the 2020-21 season. The club pulled off a performance laden with fight and character in its opening encounter against Arsenal Tula, one where the side managed to get its house in order defensively to come out with an unexpected 0-0 draw.
SPK Vs AKM Dream11 Probable Winner
The point salvaged from that gritty result which more importantly imbue momentum in Akhmat’s ranks ahead of the upcoming outing. However, that won’t be enough for the side to come out unscathed from this fixture with the side coming against a Spartak Moscow side capable of going on a rampage.
Probable Playing 11
- Both Wilker and Rizvan will be sidelined for the upcoming contest with the Akhmat Grozny players injured.
Aleksandr, Georgi, Gigot, Kral, Lucas, Nikolay, Zobnin, Bakaev, Nail, Kokorin, Sobolev
Shelia, Maksim, Nizic, Semenov, Miroslav, Shvets, Ismael, Umaev, Ivanov, Berisha, Ponce
Russian Premier League 2020-21
Match: Spartak Moscow Vs Akhmat Grozny
Date And Time: 14th August, Friday- 10:30pm IST
Venue: Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow
- Larsson: 1 Goal
- Ponce: 3 Goals, 1 Assist
Spartak Moscow Vs Sochi: 2-2
Arsenal Tula Vs Grozny: 0-0
Dream 11 Picks
Akhmat Grozny’s Giorgi Sheila came up with a worldclass performance for the club the last time around. Despite Arsenal Tula laying a siege on his goal with shot after shot, the goal-keeper was unfazed, a player who stood firm and resolute in the face of adversity to accrue a cleansheet for the club.
Although Spartak Moscow aren’t renowned as the most well versed defensive setup with the side letting in two goals in its first encounter this season, this fixture is just the one for them to solve their defensive quagmire. In Akhmat, they are up against a side which has been shoddy at best in its attacking travails, a side the home team will have little qualms in curbing from scoring.
The discourse sees us cover our side in an all Spartak Moscow for the day. The trio of Ayton Lucas, Georgi Dzhikiya and with the three goals last season, Samuel Gigot will represent us for the upcoming tie.
The partnership we have snagged from Spartak Moscow played a vital role in the side accruing a point from the team’s opening tie. With an assist apiece, the electric and flair filled duo of Roman Zobnin and Zalimkhan Bakayev was quiessential in helping the side rake up two goals in the outing.
Akhmat Grozny will meanwhile see us make CDM Anton Shvets the first pick from the club. In what was a subliminal performance from the midfielder, he provided unstinted support to the team’s defensive quartet with his string of blocks and tackles rescuing a draw for the club.
He’s partnered by the attackingly well rounded Bernard Berisha, a player who has often waged a lone battle for the side with his nitty gritties in attack.
The partnership of Jordan Larsson and Alexander Sobolev worked in tandem for Spartak Moscow the last time around. The two complemented each other to see both of them come up with goals on the day, ones which see them earn a place in our side.
With three goals in his kitty last season, Andres Ponce from the opposition will be our pick as the singular selection from the club.
Captain And Vice-Captain
His goal the last time around sees Larsson captain our team for today while Zobnin is the vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Sheila, Lucas, Dzhikiya, Gigot, Shvets, Berisha, Zobnin, Bakayev, Ponce, Sobolev, Larsson
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