Slutsk – Vitebsk : Preview & Prediction
FC Slutsk are in second place after the first three games of the new season of the Belarusian Premier League and will host Vitebsk at the City Stadium in the next round. So far the masters of have won two games and aim for the third win in the next challenge. FC Slutsk is chasing the championship leader, Energetik, who is only three lengths in the standings as Pavlov’s team have won two games and have lost one so far. The victories came against Slavia Mozyr and Islach Minsk, while the only defeat came at home 1-0 at the hands of the reigning champions of Dinamo Brest. Winning away against Isloch was a real battle: in the 1-0 lead, they were reassembled and passed 2-1, then reversed the result and fixed it on 3-2 thanks to a penalty from Garaf 15 minutes from the final whistle. At home Slutsk have suffered only one defeat in their last five home league games.
For its part, Vitebsk was saved by the broken headphone last season by avoiding relegation to the last one, but this year it surprisingly finds itself in fourth place after three rounds. Yasinski’s men have scored six points after the first three rounds and find themselves behind Slutsk only for a matter of goal difference. Their season began with a home victory over Gorodeja (thanks to an own goal in the 20 ‘) and then surrendered 2-0 against Neman Grodno. Finally, they redeemed themselves with a victory against Smolevichi last weekend, however, away from Vitebsk a lot of effort, with four defeats in the last six games. Another defeat coming?
FC Slutsk have only lost one of their last five home league games.
Vibetsk have lost four of their last six away league games.
Vibetsk’s last trip to FC Slutsk ended in a 3-0 defeat.
FC Slutsk are looking to continue their good start to the season. They have two out of three wins and are only three points behind the championship leaders. The home form is also good and they will want to get three points against Vitebsk. Visitors also won two games, but they only scored twice and one of them was converted by their opponents. Their away form is poor, in this game they go for a home win.
Slutsk – Vitebsk : Betting Tips
Slutsk – Win Odds: 1.95
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70