Added on November 4, 2019 Category Football Tips

The Russian champion Zenit St. Petersburg wants the second home win against RB Leipzig. The home side sat down in the domestic Gazprom Arena against Benfica Lisbon – now from the point of view of the fans of Zenitchiki, the Saxons follow as points supplier.

Zenit St. Petersburg vs. RB Leipzig Free Betting Tips

However, the city champions have won the first leg two weeks ago with 2: 1 earned and are the first to the table. In the Bundesliga, the kickers from the Pleiße last Saturday also reached an impressive 8: 0 against Mainz.

The squad of guests is undoubtedly more valued, but the Russians have the home advantage that has often been used in the past. In addition, the East Germans must compensate for some injured players. At Zenit St. Petersburg against RB Leipzig, the prediction therefore includes a goal on both sides.

Zenit St. Petersburg – Statistics & Current Form

The lions won the title for the sixth time last season and for the first time after a break of four years the title in Russia.

In the previous participation of St. Petersburg in the group stage in the premier class this was successfully survived as a table first. But then followed the end against Benfica, who are again represented in the group of Russians.

The club has a great deal of experience at the European level, as continental competition has always been achieved in recent years. The greatest success of course is winning the UEFA Cup in 2008. Currently, the team of coach Sergei Semak presents again in a stable form.

Before the bankruptcy against Leipzig an away winners in Lyon and the aforementioned home win against Benfica was achieved. Above all, the offensive is very well occupied at Zenit: strikers such as the Russian Artem Dzyuba or Iranian Sardar Asmoun are extremely dangerous and definitely have enough class for the Champions League.

With five goals, the team from the country’s second-largest city is the most offensive in the group. In addition, in all three previous games at least once was used. At the same time, the defensive is weaker. So no clean sheet was brought in parallel.

In the coming encounter, St. Petersburg will also focus on its home strength. The last time they played in the Champions League three out of four home games were won and in the following three seasons in the Europa League, the Russian champions was usually just as hard to beat in front of their own set.

Only two of the 18 home games in that period were lost and no fewer than 15 victories were scored in the Gazprom Arena. The transfer of the King in the form of the Brazilian Malcolm, who was signed by the Spanish champion Barcelona in the summer, can not continue.

His failure has long been priced in on the part of St. Petersburg, because the injury was already in mid-August.

Expected formation of Zenit St. Petersburg:
➠ Kerzhakov – Ivanovic – Santos – Rakitsky – Karavaev – Shatov – Barrios – Ozdoev – Driussi – Asmoun – Dzyuba

Last matches of Zenit St. Petersburg:

⚽️ 02.11.2019 – Zenit St Petersburg vs. CSKA Moscow 1: 1 (Premier League)
⚽️ 30.10.2019 – Zenit Saint Petersburg vs. Tom Tomsk 4: 0 (Pokal)
⚽️ 27.10.2019 – Krylja Sowetov vs Zenit St Petersburg 0: 2 (Premier League)
⚽️ 23.10.2019 – RB Leipzig vs Zenit St Petersburg 2: 1 (Champions League)
⚽️ 19.10.2019 – Zenit St Petersburg vs. FC Rostov 6: 1 (Premier League)

RB Leipzig – Statistics & Current Form

The red and white take part only for the second time in the Champions League. For the first time succeeded this success two years ago, whereby the group phase was not survived. But the subsequent path in the Europa League led to the quarter-finals.

In the previous year, the end of the flagpole had already been reached again in the preliminary round of the competition. In the current season, it is now running in the premier class noticeably better. To kick off a triple was landed at the very strong eagles from Lisbon.

After that, although it was a home defeat against OL, but with the recent success against Zenit RB was immediately back on the road to success. The team will now play very motivated, since the chances for the first time reaching the knockout phase in the club’s history auspicious.

Coach Julian Nagelsmann, however, has to change his defense. He is forced to take this step by injuring Willi Orban, who lost to the defender in a 6-1 victory over Wolfsburg last week in the DFB Cup. The failure of the Hungarian defender is not the only personal problem.

Various other important players such as Kevin Kampl in midfield or Ibrahim Konate are currently battered. In this context pays off for the bulls the very good depth of the squad, whereby the Elf of Cottaweg is still superior to the upcoming opponent in terms of individual quality.

Nevertheless, the Zenit St. Petersburg against RB Leipzig odds are balanced and grant neither of the two opponents a real favorite role.

Expected formation of RB Leipzig:
➠ Gulasci – Klostermann – Upamecano – Halstenberg – Demme – Haidara – Sabitzer – Forsberg – Werner – Poulsen

Last matches of RB Leipzig:

⚽️ 02.11.2019 – RB Leipzig vs Mainz 8: 0 (Bundesliga)
⚽️ 30.10.2019 – Wolfsburg vs RB Leipzig 1: 6 (DFB Cup)
⚽️ 26.10.2019 – Freiburg vs RB Leipzig 2: 1 (Bundesliga)
⚽️ 23.10.2019 – RB Leipzig vs Zenit St Petersburg 2: 1 (Champions League)
⚽️ 19.10.2019 – RB Leipzig vs Wolfsburg 1: 1 (Bundesliga)

Zenit St. Petersburg vs. RB Leipzig Direct Comparison

Before the recent match in Leipzig that the Messestädter won 2-1, the clubs were already in the last year in the Europa League against. In the former knockout round of the 2017/18 season, the East Germans also scored a 2-1 home win and the return leg ended with a 1-1, which drew the Bundesliga club in the next round.

In the upcoming match, the Zenit St. Petersburg against RB Leipzig odds are now as close as possible to each other.

Zenit St. Petersburg vs RB Leipzig Free Betting Tips Analyzed

Although Leipzig dominated the first leg two weeks ago and entered a performance-based 2-1 victory, a tight box can be expected in the second leg. St. Petersburg are very strong and will do their utmost to score a threesome against Lisbon on their own territory.

Furthermore, the Leipzig travel with some injury concerns, especially the failure of Orban hurts on the defensive. In Zenit St. Petersburg against RB Leipzig the tip includes a goal on both sides.

Key Facts – Zenit St. Petersburg vs. RB Leipzig tips

💡 Leipzig won the first leg 2-1
💡 St. Petersburg is currently leading the domestic Premjer Liga
💡 RB scored in 14 of 15 competitive season games and Zenit in 17 of his 18 home games in 2019

The teams each have stable rows of attack, in which more or less continuously international players of their respective country are. The offensive departments, however, go along with vulnerable defensive series: A clean sheet both teams have not yet reached in the previous group matches.

Given the very tight table situation in the group is too strong tactics of the home side on top of that not likely. Rather, the Lions will play for victory, continuing to maintain the odds of the playoffs. On the other hand, this direction will give the bulls who switch a lot of counter-opportunities.

Competition: Champions League, Group. G
Date: 05.11.2019
Bet Tips: Both teams to score Yes
Odds: 1.55
Stake: 6/10 units