Premier League: Akhmat Grozny draws 0-0 with FK Nizjni Novgorod on Saturday

GROZNYI. Akhmat Grozny 0-0 FK Nizjni Novgorod played out a goalless draw.


GROZNYI. Akhmat Grozny 0-0 FK Nizjni Novgorod didn’t manage to score any goal on Saturday. Akhmat Grozny couldn’t win even though he was superior in terms of holding the ball possession (56%).

The match was played at the Akhmat Arena stadium in Groznyi on Saturday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Pavel Shadykhanov who had the assistance of Dmitri Safjan and Andrey Bolotenkov. The 4th official was Kirill Silantjev. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 16.2 degrees Celsius or 61.2 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 63%.​

Match Statistics

Akhmat Grozny was in firm control of the ball 56% while FK Nizjni Novgorod was struggling with a 44% ball possession.

Akhmat Grozny was more aggressive with 0 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 4 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Akhmat Grozny to win the match​.

Akhmat Grozny shot 15 times, 4 on target, 4 off target. On the other side, FK Nizjni Novgorod shot 7 times, 4 on target, 2 off target.


Akhmat Grozny received 3 yellow cards (A. Troshechkin, A. Shvets and B. Berisha). On the other side, FK Nizjni Novgorod received 4 yellow cards (V. Krotov, M. Maiga, D. Rybchinskiy and T. Suleymanov).

After this contest, Akhmat Grozny will have 11 points to stay in the 8th place. On the other side, FK Nizjni Novgorod will have 9 points like Lokomotiv Moskva, Krylya Sovetov and Orenburg to move up in the 10th place.

Match Events

  • 22'

    T. Suleymanov

  • 28'

    A. Troshechkin

  • 36'

    V. Krotov

  • 46'


    V. Krotov

  • 46'

    V. Iljin

    H. Agalarov

  • 47'

    A. Shvets

  • 52'

    M. Maiga

  • 56'

    D. Rybchinskiy

  • 59'

    Y. Zhuravlev

  • 61'

    T. Suleymanov


  • 64'

    K. Gotsuk

  • 69'

    E. Nabiullin

    I. Yuldoshev

  • 69'

    V. Karapuzov

    R. Utsiev

  • 69'

    I. Oleynikov

    A. Shvets

  • 77'

    V. Kamilov

    L. Sadulaev

  • 81'

    K. Shiltsov

    D. Rybchinskiy

  • 84'

    T. Suleymanov

  • 85'

    K. Folmer

    A. Troshechkin

  • 89'

    B. Berisha

  • 90'

    I. Zhigulev

    T. Suleymanov

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Akhmat Grozny will play away with Ural on the 17th of September with a 5-5 head to head.

FK Nizjni Novgorod will host Orenburg on the 18th of September with a 0-0 head to head stats.

Akhmat Grozny: Formation and Lineups

Akhmat Grozny started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Andrey Talalaev chose to play with the following team: Giorgi Shelia (5.4), Rizvan Utsiev (5.8), Marat Bystrov (6.6), Yuri Zhuravlev (7.3), Evgeniy Kharin (6.1), Anton Shvets (6.4), Artem Timofeev (6.3), Bernard Berisha (7.0), Aleksandr Troshechkin (6.0), Lechi Sadulaev (7.7) and Gamid Agalarov (6.8).


Akhmat Grozny made 5 changes: H. Agalarov for V. Iljin (46′), R. Utsiev for V. Karapuzov (69′), A. Shvets for I. Oleynikov (69′), L. Sadulaev for V. Kamilov (77′) and A. Troshechkin for K. Folmer (85′).

Top player: Lechi Sadulaev

Probably the most impressive player in Akhmat Grozny was Lechi Sadulaev.

His rating is (7.7) with 19 passes (63% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 14. He performed 8 crosses.

FK Nizjni Novgorod: Formation and Lineups

FK Nizjni Novgorod started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

On the opposite side, Mikhail Galaktionov played with: Nikita Goylo (7.1), Lucas Masoero (6.8), Kirill Gotsuk (8.1), Ilya Agapov (7.1), Dmitri Stotskiy (6.7), Nikolay Kalinskiy (7.6), Mamadou Maiga (6.8), Ibrokhimhalil Yuldoshev (6.2), Vyacheslav Krotov (6.6), Dmitry Rybchinskiy (6.8) and Timur Suleymanov (8.4).


FK Nizjni Novgorod made 4 changes: V. Krotov for Milson (46′), I. Yuldoshev for E. Nabiullin (69′), D. Rybchinskiy for K. Shiltsov (81′) and T. Suleymanov for I. Zhigulev (90′).

Top player: Timur Suleymanov

Probably the most impressive player in FK Nizjni Novgorod was Timur Suleymanov.

His rating is (8.4) with 2 goals, 26 passes (57% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 15.

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