On September 18 Krasnodar to meet Khimki at home as a part of Matchday 10 of Mir Russian Premier Liga.
POSITIONS IN THE STANDINGS
After nine rounds of Mir Russian Premier Liga the Bulls take in the 4th place with 17 points and 18-13 goal difference. Khimki has 8 points in 9 games and thus the red-blacks take the 13th place with and 10-16 goal difference.
In the previous round Krasnodar lost to PFC CSKA in Moscow (1:4, the Bulls conceded 3 penalties) Khimki dre 0-0 with against Krylya Sovetov
Krasnodar and Khimki have played against each other 7 official games. The Bulls have 2 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses with 13-8 goal difference. The home game balance is even as well: both teams have 1 win, 1 draw and 1 loss with 8:4 goal difference. In the 2022/23 season Krasnodar played the first round of Fonbet Cup of Russia against Khimki. The black-greens won away game 2:0 (goals by Vyacheslav Litvinov, and Il’zat Akhmetov).
- Spartak Gogniev, Khimki’s head coach is ranked 33 in the Krasnodar Top Scorer’s list of all time. He played 3 games for the Bulls in 2010 and 2011 with 6 goals and 2 assists
- Alexander Dolgov is leading the Khimki top scorers’ list with 4 goals scored. Reziuan Mirzov and Alexey Rudenko scored 2 goals each.
REFEREES AND OFFICIALS
- Vladislav Bezborodov (St.Petersberg) is appointed the referee of the match, Maksim Gavrilin (Vladimir) and Dmitriy Yermakov (St.Petersberg) will be the assistant referees. Raphael Shafeev (Volgograd) will be the 4th official.
- The VAR system will be involved to help the referees with Artem Chistyakov (Azov) in charge and Adlan Khatuyev (Grozny) as his assistant.
- The match inspector – Alexander Gonchar (Sochi), the Russian Football Union delegate – Sergei Nechay (Rostov on Don).
The game will take place at the FC Krasnodar stadium on Sun. September 18 at 16:30 hrs (Moscow Time Zone). Clear weather, approx. 35 degrees Celsius is forecasted for the whole duration of the game.
The live broadcast of the game Krasnodar – Khimki on September 18 will be provided by the federal channel "Match TV" and scheduled at 16:25 (Moscow Time Zone). You can also watch the game for free in the Winline official app. The broadcast will be available on September 18 at 16:30 sharp, at the same time with the kick off.