Slovenia vs Russia. Will Karpin's team take another step towards the World Championship?

On October 11, the teams of Slovenia and Russia will fight in the group round of the World Cup 2022 qualification. The meeting will take place at the arena "Ludski vrt" (Maribo).

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Slovenia vs Russia


Slovenia succeeded in the last qualifying match, beating Malta 4-0 away. Matjaz Kek's wards in the first half conducted reconnaissance in force, the team devoted more time to creating attacks, as a result of which the guests managed to penetrate the Maltese defense only once. After the break, the guys turned on the maximum speed, literally sweeping the owners out of their way. The precise shots of Ilicic (double), Sporar and Sheshko helped the team achieve success.

Slovenia is in the third place in group H, in the team's piggy bank 10 points, with a goal difference of 8: 7.


Russia does not know defeats for 4 rounds in a row in qualification, in the last match the national team at home put the squeeze on Slovakia 1: 0. The Russians did not manage to impose their conditions on the enemy, as the Slovaks quickly took the ball to their feet and ran forward. Fortunately, Valery Karpin's guys were lucky, as the guests made a mistake in the first half, Shkrinyar accidentally cut the ball into their own net. After that, the hosts frankly gave up playing, spending all the rest of their energy on keeping the winning score.

Russia takes 2nd place in the standings, earning 16 points, with a goal ratio of 11: 4.

Slovenia vs Russia

Slovenia vs Russia facts

  • Russia has not conceded a goal in the last 4 matches of the qualification for the World Championship;
  • Russia won the 1st half and 5 of the last 7 World Cup qualifiers;
  • Total Goals Under 2.5 played in Russia's last 4 World Cup qualifiers;
  • Russia won the last 3 qualifying matches for the World Cup.

ODDs from download 1xbet

Bookmakers believe in Slovenian home success. The quotes for Victoria Slovenia are 2.5, for a draw - 3.15, for the victory of Russia the coefficient is - 3.1. Bookmakers don't expect goals from national teams. BC 1xbet offers to bet on "total over 2.5" with quotes 2.44, on "total under 2.5" quotes 1.54. Download 1xbet to your phone and place a bet on the favorite!

Game Totals Prediction

Slovenia retains chances of qualifying from the group, but now not everything depends on the team. Russia managed to squeeze the most out of the last meetings, the main thing is not to lose concentration at the finish. Karpin's guys will win in the face-to-face match, the Russians will find a weak spot in the Slovenian defense, thereby throwing off the next pursuer from their shoulders: Russia's victory - 3.1.

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