Champions League – group stage – Matchday 2
start: 20:45 (GMT+2)
first home match for Spartak Moscow in the current championship of
the Champions League in Moscow will be held. In the first round
Spartak wasn’t able to win over Maribor and now it will host
Liverpool that is stronger and more experienced opponent. The Reds in
the first round had met with Sevilla and had managed to gain only the
Russian club is now experiencing deep crisis and that is why the
chances of the team are very poor. If the football players had saved
the form of the last season the competition with other three teams
from the group would be rather interesting but now the chances for
success are minimal. Even Maribor with its primitive game became a
real problem for Spartak. The problems of Spartak are hidden in
players’ motivation, in injuries of several leaders – Glushakov,
Zobnin, Zé Luís, Tigiyev.
isn’t also ideal today but the reasons of failures of the English
club are more obvious. The leaders of the team have lost steam and
Coutinho was dreaming about Barcelona this summer. Moreover, Klopp
has few really experienced football players who are able to
double-dealing game. But the talent and the chances of the Reds must
be also mentioned, as well and the lack of injured and disqualified
football players that is one more plus for Liverpool.
will have to overcome the defense of Spartak that is built by the
expert of defensing tactics Massimo Carrera in Moscow. But the
problem of Spartak is the loss of Glushakov, Zobnin that has created
a real hole in the central zone. This hole will be closed by
Fernando, Pašalić and Ananidze whose game is not perfect.
Liverpool to win – odds 1.7 Bet365
in mind that Spartak has some problems in the center there are some
doubts that the club will make a shut-out. In this case it will be
wise to use Total Over.
Over (2.5) – odds 1.76 Pinnacle