Krasnodar will welcome Valencia on Thursday for the second leg of their 1/8 final clash in Europa League. The Spanish side hold a slender 2:1 lead after the first meeting and even a 1:0 victory for the Russians will see them out of the competition.
Krasnodar vs Valencia Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last H2H game||Last H2H games||Last H2H games home/away|
|Krasnodar||Loss||0 W/ 0 D/ 1 L||0 W/ 0 D/ 0 L|
|Valencia||Win||1 W/ 0 D/ 0 L||0 W/ 0 D/ 0 L|
Last game between the teams: 07.03.2019 Valencia – Krasnodar 2:1; Rodrigo Moreno 12’, 24’; Viktor Claesson 63’
Last game at this venue: The teams have never met on Russian soil.
Worth mentioning: The first game in Spain ended with a 2:1 win for the hosts, but Krasnodar managed to score the so important away goal. Rodrigo Moreno was unplayable and scored a quick first half brace for Valencia but instead of securing a bigger lead, the hosts slowed down the tempo and later in the second half Krasnodar lower their lead.
Krasnodar vs Valencia Stats
|As of 12.03||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Krasnodar||Draw||2 W/ 5 D/ 3 L||2 W/ 3 D/ 0 L|
|Valencia||Win||6 W/ 4 D/ 0 L||2 W/ 3 D/ 0 L|
Last game Krasnodar: 11.03.2019 Krasnodar – Orenburg 2:2; Ari 63′, Dmitri Skopintsev 73′; Alex Sutormin 41′, Ade 89′; Ari missed a penalty for the home side in the 10′
Last game Valencia: 10.03.2019 Girona – Valencia 2:3; Jonas Ramalho 22’, Christian Stuani 83’; Goncalo Guedes 14’, Daniel Parejo 53’, Ferran Torres 90’; Facundo Roncaglia from the visitors was sent off for two yellow cards in the 72’
Top performers Krasnodar: Ari 7 goals 4 assists, Viktor Claesson 6 goals 4 assists, Magomed-Shapi Suleymanov 5 goals.
Top performers Valencia: Daniel Parejo 7 goals 3 assists, Rodrigo Moreno 5 goals 5 assists, Kevin Gameiro 4 goals 1 assist.
|Last 10 games||GF : GA||Over 2,5 goals||Goal / Goal||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Krasnodar are without a win in their last six outings. Their home form is something else though and the Russians are undefeated in the last thirteen matches played at their home stadium. Just one of their last six games played in front of their own fans featured over 2,5 goals, while three meetings witnessed goals at both ends.
Valencia’s long unbeaten run continued on the weekend and they are now undefeated in their last thirteen outings, winning the last four. On the road the Spaniards are unbeaten in five games, with three of these producing over 2,5 goals, while four of them saw both teams scoring.
Krasnodar vs Valencia News
Missing players Krasnodar: Stanislav Kritsyuk is injured. Charles Kabore and Aleksandr Martynovic are suspended.
Missing players Valencia: Facundo Roncaglia, Ezequiel Garay and Javier Jimenez will miss out injured. Geoffrey Kondogbia is suspended.
Krasnodar vs Valencia Predictions
Under 2,5 goals – 1.80 @ bet365
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