Place: Saint Petersburg Stadium.
Date: on the 04th of October, 2018 (Thursday)
Match start: 17:55 (GMT+1)
Tournament: Europa League.
In September the team from St. Petersburg has taken part in six matches and was close to spend the first autumn month without defeats. However Anzhi Makhachkala, that has managed to win away match over Moscow Dynamo, has managed also to deal with the Blue White and Sky Blues. Claudio Marchisio has forced the Eagles win back but the hosts have managed to score two goals and have won three points. And the guests have missed one of the goal in power play.
Krasnodar has won the match of the 9th round therefore now the team is ahead of the vice-leader with three points. On Sunday the team from Petersburg will fight against the Bulls in St. Petersburg. Rostov lags behind with 4 points.
In the current season Zenit has spent at home six matches, having gained success in five of them. It didn’t manage to cope only with Moscow Spartak (0:0).
The Czech team last Sunday has lost with the same score in the national championship of the country. One of football players of Baník Ostrava was sent off from the field on the 16th minute, but this fact hasn’t prevented the hosts to gain total victory with the score 2:1. The team from Prague has shot 11 kicks on target but that was not enough.
In the national championship of the country Slavia is leading too, being ahead of Viktoria from Pilsen by additional indicators. In general from 10 matches eight have been won with two defeats. Petersburg in RPL has won seven meetings from nine with one loss.
In the current season Slavia has played six away matches, having won four of them and having lost two matches.
In January 2018 in a friendly match the Blue White and Sky Blues have won with the score (5:1).
Bookmaker coefficients on the match Zenit vs. Slavia
Zenit to win – 1.80
Draw – 3.68
Slavia – 4.72.
The football players of Semak in the current season have suffered two defeats in all tournaments but that were away matches whereas at home Dzyuba and the company are playing perfectly. We think that the Blue White Sky Blues will manage to win over the team from Prague which knows the taste of loss.