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Spartak Moscow vs Lokomotiv Moscow Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Moscow rivals set for a draw in Russia

  • Spartak Moscow host Lokomotiv Moscow at Otkrytie Arena on Sunday
  • Spartak are undefeated in their last 5 matches
  • Spartak Moscow are undefeated in 9 of their last 10 matches against Lokomotiv Moscow
  • Both clubs are undefeated to start the new season
  • Lokomotiv Moscow are undefeated in their last 14 Premier League matches
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Spartak Moscow and Lokomotiv Moscow clash in the Russian Premier League on Sunday (Getty Images)

Spartak host Lokomotiv in a highly anticipated Moscow derby in the Russian Premier League. Both clubs are hard to beat and improving, will we see a winner at Otkrytie Arena on Sunday?

Spartak Moscow Form


Spartak Moscow finished 7th in the Russian Premier League last season. Domenico Tedesco took over in November and will hope to do better with a full season in charge.

Spartak are undefeated in their last five league matches including all three this season. They blew an early 2-0 lead against Sochi, conceding late in a 2-2 draw.

Spartak Moscow had an easy 2-0 win against Akhmat with Jordan Larsson and Ezequiel Ponce on target. Tedesco’s side had 71% possession and 19-7 shots.

It was similar stats at Ufa on Wednesday, 71% possession and 21-7 shots in a 1-1 draw. They conceded early, Jordan Larsson saw a penalty saved with Ezequiel Ponce equalising in the 18th minute.

Spartak Moscow Team News


Recent signing Aleksandr Kokorin remains sidelined with a calf injury. Attacking midfielder Oston Urunov is undergoing an individual training programme to rebuild his fitness.

Tedesco should stick with the same formula here with Alexander Sobolev, Jordan Larsson and Ezequiel Ponce up front.

Lokomotiv Moscow Form


Lokomotiv Moscow were runners-up in the Russian Premier League last season, finishing 15 points behind Zenit St. Petersburg. Manager Marko Nikolic took over in June and his side are unbeaten in his 11 league matches in charge.

Lokomotiv faced Zenit in the Russian Super Cup and suffered a 2-1 defeat. They began the new season with a 2-0 win at Rubin Kazan, Dmitri Rybchinsky assisting both goals for Aleksey Miranchuk and Dimitri Barinov.

Aleksey Miranchuk scored in the 1-0 win against Krasnodar before a 1-1 draw at Ural. Fedor Smolov scored a late equaliser, a deserved point after having 68% possession and 21-5 shots.

Lokomotiv Moscow Team News


Striker Luka Djordjevic is injured but Portuguese forward Éder came off the bench at Ural as he returns from injury.

Belarus international Vitaly Lisakovich recently joined from Shakhtyor Soligorsk and came off the bench. 

Attacking midfielder Anton Miranchuk could return to the starting side here to join up with brother Aleksey. Dmitri Rybchinskiy is likely to make way.

Spartak Moscow vs Lokomotiv Moscow Head to Head


Spartak Moscow have a 69-29 advantage against Lokomotiv Moscow with 33 draws in 131 matches. 

Spartak are undefeated in nine of their last 10 matches against Lokomotiv including a 1-1 draw in this fixture last season.

Spartak Moscow vs Lokomotiv Moscow Odds


Spartak are narrow 2.63 favourites at Unibet with Lokomotiv priced at 2.75 at bet365. A draw can be backed at 3.25.

Spartak Moscow vs Lokomotiv Moscow Match Up


Spartak Moscow are undefeated in nine of their last 10 matches against Lokomotiv Moscow. That run includes a 2-1 extra time win in the 2017 Russian Super Cup final.

Spartak Moscow vs Lokomotiv Moscow Stats


  • Spartak Moscow are undefeated in their last 5 matches (Russian Premier League).
  • Spartak Moscow have drawn 3 of their last 6 home matches (Russian Premier League).
  • Spartak Moscow are undefeated in 9 of their last 10 matches against Lokomotiv Moscow (all competitions).
  • Spartak Moscow have drawn 5 of their last 8 matches against Lokomotiv Moscow (Russian Premier League).
  • Lokomotiv Moscow are undefeated in their last 14 matches (Russian Premier League).
  • Lokomotiv Moscow have drawn 5 of their last 9 matches (Russian Premier League).
  • Lokomotiv Moscow have drawn 1-1 in 4 of their last 5 draws (Russian Premier League).

Spartak Moscow vs Lokomotiv Moscow FAQ

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Where is Spartak Moscow vs Lokomotiv Moscow being played?

Spartak Moscow vs Lokomotiv Moscow is being played at Otkrytie Arena in Moscow, Russia.

When is Spartak Moscow vs Lokomotiv Moscow being played?

Spartak Moscow vs Lokomotiv Moscow is being played at 17:00 BST on Sunday 23 August 2020.

What competition are Spartak Moscow vs Lokomotiv Moscow playing in?

Spartak Moscow vs Lokomotiv Moscow are playing in Russian Premier League.

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Verdict

Lokomotiv Moscow and Spartak Moscow drew 1-1 in both encounters last season with a third on the cards at RZD Arena.

Best Bet: Draw Full Time Result @225 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @500 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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