ROSTOV-NA-DONU. Rostov and Khimki didn’t manage to score any goal on Saturday..
The match was played at the Rostov Arena (Rostov-na-Donu) stadium in Rostov-na-Donu on Saturday and it started at 4:30 pm local time. In front of 15,825 spectators. The referee was Vladislav Bezborodov who was helped by Valeri Danchenko and Adlan Khatuev. The 4th official was Ivan Abrosimov. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 17.3 degrees Celsius or 63.12 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 63%.
Khimki had a superior ball possession 55% while Rostov was struggling with a 45% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Rostov was more aggressive with 0 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 6 were on target. However, that was not enough Rostov to win the match.
Rostov shot 13 times, 6 on target, 3 off target. On the other side, Khimki shot 11 times, 2 on target, 5 off target.
Rostov received 4 yellow cards (K. Schetinin, K. Bayramyan, I. Kalinin and A. Langovich). Talking about the opposition, Khimki received 3 yellow cards (K. Bozhenov, B. Idowu and G. Grigalava).
After playing this contest, Rostov will have 38 points to hold in the 9th place. Talking about the opposition, Khimki will have 29 points like Rubin Kazan’ to climb in the 13th place.
In the next match in the Premier League, Rostov will play away against CSKA Moskva on the 21st of May with a 17-11 head to head stats in favor of CSKA Moskva (7 draws).
Khimki will host Spartak Moskva on the 21st of May with a 7-1 head to head record in favor of Spartak Moskva (2 draws).
Rostov – Formation
Rostov started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Valeriy Karpin decided to play with the following team: .
Rostov made 5 changes: K. Schetinin for D. Sukhomlinov (60′), I. Kalinin for A. Mukhin (60′), A. Langovich for D. Terentjev (61′), E. Golenkov for M. Turishchev (68′) and D. Poloz for S. Melnikov (83′).
Khimki – Formation
Khimki started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
Sergey Yuran played with: .
Khimki made 4 changes: A. Rudenko for N. Anwan (46′), Z. Volkov for A. Filin (46′), B. Magomedov for N. Glavcic (68′) and I. Kukharchuk for A. Dolgov (78′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League.