Lokomotiv Moscow and Rotor Volgograd meet at RZD Arena, in a match for the 12th round of the Premier League. There is no recent record of direct confrontations between these two teams, who have not played a game in the last 3 years. The last time they met was on 10-30-2013, in a match that ended with the final score: Rotor Volgograd (0-0) Lokomotiv Moscow. Rotor Volgograd has considerable differences in their results at home and away, so that in this match the home factor may be decisive.
Lokomotiv Moskva :
After 6 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses, the home team is currently in 4th position, with 21 points won. In their last match, they beat Ufa at home by (1‑0), after having won (2‑1) at home in the previous match, against Khimki. This is a team that presents similar results at home and away, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 6 wins, 7 draws and 2 losses as a visitor; against 9 wins, 5 draws and 1 loss in his stadium. The team comes to this match after a draw against Salzburg by (2‑2). For the championship, Lokomotiv Moscow won 13 points out of a possible 18, after 4 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 6 matches they played in their stadium.
For this competition, they did not lose any of the last 4 matches at their stadium. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition.
Lokomotiv Moscow is growing and has not lost a few days in the Russian championship. He wants to continue like this to fight for something bigger in the competition and he will not give up adding the three points. Since he is going to face a team with a worse season, he knows that he has the favoritism in his favor. Therefore, we must see the owners of the house prevailing early, in search of victory.
Rotor Volgograd :
The visiting team is currently in 16th position, with 3 points won, after 3 draws and 6 defeats. In the penultimate match, they tied in an away match against Ufa, by (0‑0). In the last match, they lost at home to Tambov by (0‑2). This is a stronger team with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they have registered 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 1 draw and 6 losses in his stadium. In their last match, for the Cup, they lost to Krylya Sovetov by (3‑0). In their last 5 away matches for the championship, Rotor Volgograd has recorded 3 draws and 2 losses, for which they have won 3 points out of 15 possible.
For this competition, they have not won any of the last 11 matches. Their defense has not been very solid, since they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency to have few goals, since 17 of the last 36 they played ended with Under 1.5 goals.
Little by little, the Russian championship is approaching its half and the Rotor campaign is not good. It is the only team that has not won yet and that is why it is in last position. If you want to escape relegation, it is essential that you show great growth in your football, be it individual or collective. This day will be difficult once again, but you need to find some way to surprise your opponent, despite being aware of your limitations.