Amkar Perm vs Zenit St. Petersburg
Russian Premier League
Date: Sunday, 20th August 2017
Kick off at 13:00 UK/ 14:00 CET
Venue: Stadion Zvezda.
The first ranked Zenit are leaving for Perm’ to meet Amkar in the 7th round of Russian Premier League.
After 5 weeks, Amkar have finally managed to score in the Game Week 6 of the Premier League. Their opponent was Krasnodar and they were definitely the underdogs in that scenario. Still, the match ended with a 1-1 draw and they returned home with an unexpected point. They have not moved from the bottom of the league table, but now they are sitting there with 2 points.
Zenit is currently the first ranked in the league table. They have not been defeated since the beginning of the season. Last week they played at home against Akhmat Grozny and won 4 – 0, which has been their biggest victory so far.
On the other hand, they are trying to enter UEFA Europe League, and things have not been that great. After barely passing the 3rd qualifying round, they played away the 1st leg of the play-offs against Utrecht and lost 1 – 0.
Amkar Perm’ vs Zenit: Head to head
Zenit won 16 of the total 28 duels, while Amkar won only 3. Most of the times, their encounters ended with less than 3 goals scored.
Amkar Perm’ vs Zenit: Prediction
Zenit should be able to return home with the easily gained three points. But because of their upcoming 2nd leg against Utrecht, they might take a cautious approach. So, as usual, the match is expected to end with less than 3 goals.
Amkar Perm’ vs Zenit: Bet Tips
Zenit to win @ 1.57 – Unibet
Total goals under 2.5 @ 1.67 – Bet 365