Russia vs Sweden
This match will start at a bit unusual time-not at 21:45, like all other matches of the League of Nations of this day, and at 22:45. This incident occurred due to the fact that the Kaliningrad time is one hour different from the Moscow time, which was not taken into account by the organizers when assigning the start time of the match, and since there are only a few days left before the game, it was decided not to change the time. And now the Russians with the Swedes will be forced to complete their meeting in the night from Thursday to Friday.
It is not very clear how the late start of the game will affect the players of both teams, but it is obvious from the last matches that both teams, which reached the quarterfinals of the last world championship, have different experiences of the "post-world Cup" period.
For the Russians, the successful completion of the tournament path at the home world Cup was an incentive for new achievements, and the team in September won two matches with a total score of 7:2. But the Swedes still look completely exhausted, as if to this day finish the match of the quarterfinals of the world Cup against England. Defeats from Austria (0:2, friendly match) and Turkey (2:3, League of Nations) showed that the problems of the team Janne Andersson enough, both in attack and in defense.
Sweden has nothing to lose, and they will simply have to attack in this match to take the three points they need so much. The Russians probably will not remain in debt, and therefore I expect that in the upcoming match the goals will be scored by the players of both teams.
Russia vs Sweden prediction
|BTTS||Bet365||1.83||8||0-0 LOST (-8 units)|