EURO 2020 – UEFA European Qualifiers – Russia vs Scotland Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When does Russia vs Scotland kick off? Thursday 10th October, 2019 – 19:45 (UK)

Where is Russia vs Scotland being played? Stadion Luzhniki

What is the weather forecast for Russia vs Scotland? Cloudy, 6c

What television channel is Russia vs Scotland on? Sky have the rights to UEFA European Qualifiers matches in the UK, so it is worth checking the Sky Sports schedule

Where can I stream Russia vs Scotland? If the match is televised on Sky Sports, then subscribers will be able to stream the match live via Sky Go

What was the score when the teams last met? Scotland 1-2 Russia

THE TEAM NEWS

RUSSIA

Predicted line-up (4-3-3): Guilherme; Fernandes, Semenov, Dzhikiya, Zhirkov; Ionov, Ozdoev, Akhmetov; Golovin, Dyzuba, Cheryshev

Unavailable: Shunin (Injured), Anton Miranchuk (Injured), Aleksei Miranchuk (Injured), Gazinsky (Injured), Dzagoev (Injured), Smolov (Injured), Nababkin (Injured)

Doubtful:

SCOTLAND

Predicted line-up (4-2-3-1): Marshall; O'Donnell, Mulgrew, Devlin, Robertson; McLean, McGinn; Snodgrass, Forrest, McGregor; Christie

Unavailable: Tierney (Injured), Bain (Injured), McKenna (Injured), Cooper (Injured), Jack (Injured), Henley (Injured), McBurnie (Injured), McTominay (Suspended)

Doubtful:

THE PREDICTION

Russia have a golden opportunity to further cement themselves in Group I's top two spots with a home game against a Scotland side who have lost their last three games. Russia have won their last five, scoring 17 goals, and should continue that winning run here.

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