Timofey Kalachev and Maciej Wilusz will miss out here because of long-term injuries.
Roman Eremenko is on the verge of suspension after picking up his third yellow card of the season last weekend against Spartak Moscow.
FC Orenburg returned to winning ways against CSKA Moscow last time out after losing to FK Akhmat earlier that week. Vladimir Fedotov’s men will need to be at their very best in order to get points here.
FC Rostov overcame Spartak last weekend and closed distance to the Moscow outfit to just one point. Valery Karpin’s men have won three of their last four matches and are slight favourites here.
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