Lokomotiv Moscow v Sochi: Can Sochi get a result in Moscow?
Head to Head
Lokomotiv Moscow have a 3-1 advantage against Sochi with 1 draw in 5 matches.
Lokomotiv Moscow Form
Lokomotiv Moscow are in poor form after failing to win their last seven matches.
The club lost patience with Marko Nikolic who was sacked after a 2-1 defeat to Rostov. Markus Gisdol took over and has had two games in charge.
The Steam Locomotives drew 2-2 at Rubin Kazan thanks to Rifat Zhemaletdinov’s added time equaliser.
Lokomotiv lost 1-0 at home against Galatasaray in the Europa League on Thursday, failing to register a shot on target.
Lokomotiv Moscow Injuries & Team News
Centre back Stanislav Magkeev, attacking midfielder Anton Miranchuk and striker Zé Luís are injured.
With Murilo Cerqueira doubtful, Pablo could partner Tin Jedvaj in central defence.
Sochi recently lost 1-0 against Dinamo Moscow before a 3-0 defeat at Krasnodar.
Vladimir Fedotov’s side bounced back with two straight victories. They won 2-1 at Zenit after playing against 10 men in the second half.
Sochi won 3-2 against Rostov last time out with goals to Artur Yusupov, Christian Noboa and Mateo Cassierra.
Sochi Injuries & Team News
Goalkeeper Soslan Dzhanaev is doubtful with Nikolay Zabolotny on standby to start.
Star striker Marko Dugandzic is close to returning from a muscle injury.