Zenit vs CSKA Moscow
Russia – Premier League
Date: Sunday, 29 April 2018
Kick-Off at 14:30 UK
Venue: Saint-Petersburg Stadium (St. Petersburg).
A real buzz is expected on Sunday afternoon when Zenit and SCKA Take on each other in a huge derby which could determine the second team to qualify for the Champions League football next term form the Russian Premier League. The stakes could hardly be greater as the teams are separated by only two points with just three games left to play.
Armeitsy are in a somewhat better position as they are the ones who hold the second place at the moment, but a defeat here would likely move them down to fourth given the defending champions Spartak Moscow are in between these two sides in third.
Moving forward, CSKA Moscow have a much easier schedule until the end of the season as they are to play the bottom-half likes of Anzhi and Arsenal Tula at home in the remaining two games after this trip to St. Petersburg.
Zenit vs CSKA Moscow: Head-to-head
All of last three head to head matches ended without a winner and brought two goals in total.
No goals were seen at all in last two head to head affairs.
CSKA are winless in last nine matches with Zenit who have won five and drawn four in the process.
Zenit vs CSKA Moscow: Prediction
Both teams have had way too many slip-ups since the very start of the campaign. Viktor Goncharenko’s men will head into the game in higher spirits after bagging five goals in back-to-back wins over Amkar Perm’ and Krasnodar. Given Zenit shipped three in a disappointing away draw at Arsenal Tula last weekend, we would not be surprised to see the visitors scoring at least once here. This bet is priced at 1.40 odds.
Even though this is the last train to catch for the star-studded Zenit side, we can hardly see them as victors here based on the poor run of form they’ve had since the start of the year. The value is nice with CSKA Moscow not to lose at the odds of 1.60.
Zenit vs CSKA Moscow: Bet Tips
Zenit to keep a clean sheet – NO @ 1.40
CSKA Moscow or Draw Double Chance @ 1.60