In one of the matches of the 21st round of the championship of Kazakhstan, "Kairat" will host "Kyzyl-Zhar". Which of the neighbors in the standings will be stronger?
In the previous round, Kairat was defeated by Ordabasy with a score of 1-2 and broke a winless streak that consisted of eight matches. This misfire significantly reduced the chances of the current champion for another championship title. At the moment, Kairat is in third place and has 37 points, which is seven less than Astana, which is in second place, and eight less than the leading Tobol.
But "Kyzyl-Zhar" after the match of the last round got a reason for joy, because it coped with "Kaysar" (2-0), thanks to which it extended the winless streak to five matches, and what is even more important - it remained in the European Cup zone, retaining the fourth position. On the eve of the 21st round, "Kyzyl-Zhar" has 32 points, which is two more than the "Ordabasy"coming on the heels. Considering that the gap from "Kairat" is equal to five points, "Kyzyl-Zhar" may well swing to the third position.
Statistics and figures:
- "Kairat" lost in one round out of the last nine;
- "Kyzyl-Zhar" does not lose for five rounds;
- "Kairat" won against "Kyzyl-Zhar" in one of the previous four games.
"Kairat" is a clear favorite, but "Kyzyl-Zhar" may well resist and score at least one goal.