Zenit St. Petersburg vs Ufa
Russian Premier League
Date: Monday, 18th September 2017
Kick-off at 20:0 UK / 19:00 CET
Venue: Krestovsky Stadium (Saint Petersburg).
The league leaders Zenit welcome Ufa in the ultimate match of tenth round of the Russian League. The hosts are flying high after the glorious victory in UEFA Europa League, while Ufa are enduring the form decline.
Zenit St. Petersburg
Mancini’s men faced Vardar in the first round of UEFA Europa League group stage. The Macedonian European sensation couldn’t parry Zenit as they did to Galatasaray, so the Russians obliterated them with 0-5.
In the Russian league, Zenit are unbeaten in 29 out of the last 30 matches, which is the record likely to remain intact after this one.
The away side is sitting in the 11th position with 10 points collected so far. After the brilliant start, they are now winless in the last five outings wherein they recorded three defeats and two draws.
They struggle a lot on the road – only one win out of the last ten matches in unsatisfying result for any side. Ufa also failed to score in the last two outings in which they fell with the minimal result of 1-0.
Zenit St. Petersburg vs Ufa: Head-to-head
Zenit have kept a clean sheet in 5 of their last 7 matches against FC Ufa in all competitions. Zenit are undefeated in their last 7 matches against FC Ufa in all competitions.
Zenit St. Petersburg vs Ufa: Prediction
Zenit’s players might be fatigued from the recent match in Macedonia and the long trip. However, Ufa shouldn’t represent a huge threat and they should be able to maintain the leader position after the tenth round. Mancini will demand a clean sheet here, so we can expect an excellent performance from Zenit’s defense.
Zenit St. Petersburg vs Ufa: Bet Tips
The first bet will be Both teams to score NO at the odds of 1.40.
If you prefer higher risk and reward you can go for Zenit to win to nil at the odds of 1.85.