Russia Premier League---Match Time：22/11/2020 19:00 Sunday GMT + 8
Analysis CSKA Moscow
After 10 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses, the home team is in the 1st position, havinf won 31 points so far. In the last match, they have won at home against Rostov by (2‑0), after in the previous match they have won (0‑1) an away match against Rotor Volgograd. For the league, CSKA Moscow won 15 points out of 21 possible points, after 5 wins and 2 losses in the last 7 home matches. Their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 14 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 4 times and have only turned the score around in 1.
CSKA Moscow comes to the end of the first round with the leadership, but sees rivals closing in on the leaderboard. To continue in this position, only with a victory matters to not have to depend on other results. At home the team shows some strength, with five wins in seven matches. In addition, it has a sharp artillery, being one of the best in the competition.
Analysis FK Sochi
The away team is currently in the 5th position of the league, with 23 points won, after 6 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in a home match against Lokomotiv Moskva, by (2‑1). In the last match, they tied in a home match against Ufa, by (1‑1). Their last away match for this competition ended in a loss by (3‑1) against Dinamo Moskva. In the last 7 away league matches FK Sochi has a record of 3 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses, so they have won 10 points out of 21 possible. Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 14 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 4 times and have never been able to turn the score around.
FK Sochi has been doing a good championship, close to the positions that award places in the European leagues, and will try to stay on that radar. But they know that the challenge in this round is gargantuan. Facing the leader away from home will require effort and focus from their entire group of players. The team comes from bad results as a visitor, accumulating three defeats in a row.
CSKA Moscow playing at home is usually very strong, so they should keep the same posture. The visitors will have a complicated match ahead, so they will not be able to make mistakes. We see the owners of the house with a certain advantage, as they are more qualified. We will bet on CSKA Moscow's victory by the end of the match.
CSKA Moscow VS FK Sochi Picks
Picks: CSKA Moscow wins