Sunday, may 3, will be the match of the 7th round of the championship of Belarus, where BATE Borisov at the stadium “Borisov-arena” will host “Neman”.
For the most titled club of independent Belarus BATE are not Ukrainians, and in the “Neman” has two players with a Ukrainian passport. 28-year-old forward Vladimir Koval is a graduate of Dynamo Kyiv, his last club in Ukraine was Odessa “Chernomorets”. Also the colors of “Neman” protect the football team of Armenia heham Kadymyan, who played for many Ukrainian clubs. In particular, Hoverla, FC Olimpik Donetsk, FC Karpaty, Zorya, Vorskla and Arsenal Kyiv.
After six rounds BATE ten points, is in fifth place in the standings of the Higher League, while the “Neman” has been held for eight points and is located on the eleventh position. For the upcoming match, the teams are confident after victories in the sixth round. BATE coped with “Goradia”, and “Neman” defeated “Energetik”.
Interestingly, last season’s “Neman” lost both matches against BATE with the score 0:1. A year earlier, the citizens lost at home 2:3, and on the road – 0:1. “Neman” lost 12 of the last 14 match against BATE and never won.
Bookmakers do not believe that the “Neman” on may 3 will be able to rewrite history. BATE is considered the clear favorite, his victory can put to 1.36. The probability of a draw is estimated at 4.50, and in case of success of “Neman” you can increase your Bank the eight-and-a-half times.