Both sides are in different form after the winter break.
Chertanovo Moscow have beaten FK Krasnodar II with 2-1 on away field after the winter break, thus grabbing 2 successive wins in the league.
As for Mordovia Saransk, they fail to grab a 2nd successive league win, with a 2-3 home loss to SKA Khabarovsk. Besides, they have lost 8 of their last 12 league games, with only 1 win during this period. What’s worse, they have only recorded 1 win and 5 losses in their last 6 away league matches. And they are inferior in both sides’ past encounters.
So Chertanovo Moscow should earn our favor in this home match.