Zenit St. Petersburg vs Lokomotiv Moscow
Russia- Super Cup
Date: Saturday, 6 July 2019
Kick off at 17:00 UK / 18:00 CET
Venue: VTB Arena (Moscow).
The date for a mouth-watering clash, for football fans around the world, was scripted a few months ago, with Zenit St. Petersburg winning the league by a sizeable eight-point advantage over runners up Lokomotiv Moscow and the latter coming out on top in the Russian Cup final.
The much-awaited Russian Super Cup is now around the corner and both the sides will be gearing up to finish the ninety minutes with nothing but the win. The teams are no strangers to meeting each other in important cup finals.
Will Lokomotiv Moscow be able to avenge for their 2015 Russian Super Cup defeat which came at the hands of this very same opponent, or will Zenit rub further salt in their wounds with a second successive win?
All eyes towards Moscow!
Zenit St. Petersburg vs Lokomotiv Moscow Head to head (h2h)
- Both Zenit St. Petersburg and Lokomotiv Moscow have two wins apiece to their name in their last five h2h clashes.
- Their last encounter finished in a 1-1 draw at the end of the ninety minutes.
- Zenit St. Petersburg came out on top the last time the two teams met in the Russia Super Cup.
- Lokomotiv Moscow have amassed five goals to their name while Zenit have eight.
Zenit St. Petersburg vs Lokomotiv Moscow Prediction
The clash is likely to see Zenit St. Petersburg come out on top and clinch what will be their sixth all-time Russian Super Cup.
Zenit scored the most number of goals in the league this season with fifty-seven goals, and are likely to score at least a couple in the tie on Saturday.
Their counterparts edged it past Ural in the final of the Russian Cup and managed six shots on target despite making thirteen attempts at goal.
Both the squads had their scoring boots in their last five games in the league and so we can certainly expect a high scoring clash between them in the ninety minutes.
However, Zenit’s run of form is certain to give them the upper hand over their opponents and hand them the win at the last blast of the whistle.
Zenit St. Petersburg vs Lokomotiv Moscow Betting tips
Full-time Result – Zenit @2.37 (11/8)
Over 2.5 goals @ 2.25 (5/4).