Isloch vs Slutsk Match Preview & Betting Tips
Isloch play at home for the third-straight match to open the 2020 Belarusian Premier League season. Slutsk travel to FC Minsk Stadium coming off a 1-0 home defeat in heir last match.
The home side look hard to beat as one of the contenders of this BPL season.
Isloch Form & Team News
Isloch won their first league match of the season with a 1-0 home victory against Neman Grodno. They played against 10 men in the second half and took all three points thanks to Momo Yansane’s late winner.
The Wolves played at home against Smolevichi last week that resulted in another 1-0 win. Momo Yansane scored early after Dmitri Komarovski’s shot was saved from Godfrey Bitok Stephen’s cross.
Isloch finished fifth last season, the club from Minsk getting it done with strong home form. They have now kept four consecutive clean sheets in competitions and are undefeated in their last six home matches in the Belarusian Premier League.
Vladislav Glinskiy came off the bench last week with Oleg Patotskiy taking his starting spot in central midfield. Aleksandr Makas made way for Nikolai Yanush in attack, they were the only two changes to Zhukovski’s starting side.
19-year-old Nigerian left back Godfrey Bitok Stephen has had a tremendous start to the season. Nikolai Yanush could have played himself into a starting spot up front alongside fellow new signing Momo Yansane.
Slutsk Form & Team News
Slutsk won their final two matches last season and won the Belazovets Friendly Tournament in February. Vitali Pavlov’s side then went unbeaten in five friendlies before starting their season with a 3-1 home win against Slavia Mozyr.
Slutsk then suffered a 1-0 home defeat against Dinamo Brest last time out after conceding from a free kick. Winger Evgeni Veljko came closest with a deflected shot that hit the bar in the closing stages.
Slutsk are undefeated in four of their last five matches in the Belarusian Premier League but have lost four of their last five on the road.
Right back Sergiy Chebotaev made way for Soslan Takulov and winger Vitali Trubilo was replaced by Evgeni Veljko against Dinamo Brest.
The other two changes to the starting line up were enforced due to injuries, Artem Serdyuk started up front for Abdoul Gafar and Umar Muhammed Bala started in midfield for Dramane Salou.
New signing Souleymane Koanda has started the opening two games in central defence. Winger Alan Koroev came off the bench against Dinamo after signing from FC West Armenia.
Isloch vs Slutsk Head to Head
Slutsk have a narrow 6-4 advantage over Isloch with one draw in 11 meetings. Slutsk won this fixture 1-0 last season with Artem Serdyuk scoring a late winner.
Isloch vs Slutsk Odds
Isloch are $1.70 favourites at bet365 with Slutsk priced at 4.75. Isloch have won their opening two matches 1-0 with bet365 paying 5.00 for another 1-0 win in the correct score market.
Slutsk are undefeated in four of their last five Belarusian Premier League matches with a draw is listed at $3.40.
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Isloch vs Slutsk Match Up
Isloch have yet to concede a goal in four competitive matches this season. 36-year-old Pavel Rybak is part of an experienced defence that includes 34-year-old Aleksey Yanushkevich and 33-year-old Sergey Kontsevoj.
Slutsk weren't an attacking threat least week, which means they'll need to improve significantly against one of the better defenses in the BPL.
Isloch vs Slutsk Stats
- Isloch have kept 4 clean sheets in their last 4 competitive matches
- Isloch are undefeated in their last 6 home matches
- Isloch have drawn 1-1 in 4 of their last 6 home matches