Ankaragucu arrived and play with Istanbul into different squad than previous games. Due to Coronavirus and suspensions cannot play Today couple of main players: defenders – Tiago Pinto, Kitsiou; midfielders Alper Potuk, Cinar; striker Paintsil. Hosts really want to keep close connections with top of the table, so they should be more focused, keep hard work like in previous won game with ERZURUMSPOR. Today only Falcao cannot play.
Ahmat is playing quite solid recently. Last two matches won, but opponents were lower level positioned. Today the task can be a little bit complicated but fortunately Krasnodar is struggling after last lost game with Chalsea and league meeting with Spartak. Into league game red card received main defender Martynovich, he joined to sidelined Smolnikov and Petrov. Midfielders Cabella, Claesson and striker Wanderson also out. Coach can count only on one nominal defender – Ramirez.
In-form Lokomotive is swolling opponents one after another, only one draw into last 6 games. Today will they fight into strongest squat against weakened Montana – 3rd tem from the bottom. Guests have squad issues and are looking for optimum shape, but last lost game showed that there are still weak. Today will now play striker – Georgiev, midfielders – Yordanov, Tsvetkov, Baldzinsky, defenders – Aytov, Tsonkov. In total we will see 5 newcomers today.
Strong in this season Benfica didn’t lost from 6 games and for this match into full strength. Liege from the other side hitted by Covid-19. 3 main players and coach on quarantine: Michel-Ange BALIKWISHA, Nicolas RASKIN, Moussa SISSAKO and keepers trainer Jan VAN STEENBERGHE. They are out of form: last 3 games – 2 lost and 1 draw.
AC Milan will meet with Sparta in optimal squad. Sparta Prague from the beginning of October hadn’t any official match, only European league. It has direct influence on the team spirit, match form – in this case missing. On Pre-match conference Václav Kotal complained that there are squad problems as above, team can work only on trainings and match simulations. Additionally today we won’t see due to red card Ladislav Krejčí II, also missing L. Stetina.
Guest were trying to postpone this meeting but Streda did allowed on that. The reason is that 14 main players including coach are Covid positive. Who is going to play today ? The choice is simple – who is healthy will play Today. If more players will receive positive tests result at Sunday morning, probably game will be postponed.
Molde is playing really good into national league and European, did not lost 4 previous games. Today they are going to fight with team, which also did not lost from 6 games – but all of them are draws. After last draw guests will play without 3 players: defenders: Mickeleson, Gunnarsson; midfielder – Jack.
Hosts are in front of big chance to overcome series of 3 matches without win. Opponent in bad shape, lost in previous game 4 main players: red card suspension – Cassama and Donis; injured: Chavalerin, Kutesa. Remain out Toure and Konan.
In-form Metz looks good – from 4 league games 2 wins, 2 draws. Today in full squad they will fight against weakened Sain Etienne. Guests from 4 games did not won, additionally into last game they lost main defender Maukoudi who joined to currently sidelined other main defenders: Macon, Kolodziejczak, Debuchy. All defense line contain replacements. Other player out – striker Nordin.
After participations into Championships competition Istanbul can finally focus on league games. Today they will meet with opponent into bad shape, hitted by suspensions. After last league game guest received 2 red cards – midfielders Sam and Balci, so Today they cannot play. Also out of game are Fredy, Ozmert, Akyol.