Zenit St. Petersburg vs Dundalk
UEFA Europa League – Group D
Date: Thursday, 3rd November 2016,
Kick-Off at 18:00 UK
Venue: Petrovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg.
Zenit Petersburg host Dundalk as they look forward to double over the Ireland based club.
Zenit got their 2nd away win in this season UEFA Europa championship during their match day 3 clash with Dundalk at the Tallaght Stadium in Dublin. The Russian based side enjoys 3 games winning run in the competition so far. Moreover, Zenit will be going into the game on the back of 6 home games winning streak, and 9 homes unbeaten run. Zenit sits top of Group D with 9 points in 3 games.
Dundalk will only be involved in their 2nd away game in this competition. The Lilywhites squandered a 1-0 lead to suffer a 2-1 defeat in their last Europa league clash with Zenit Petersburg. Dundalk has 1 defeat in their last 11 away games in all competition. Dundalk sit 2nd on the log with 4 points from 3 games.
Zenit St. Petersburg vs Dundalk: Head to Head Statistics
Zenit Petersburg defeated Dundalk in the first leg of this meeting in October. Zenit Petersburg have failed to suffer defeat in their last 15 home games in Europe, compared to Dundalk who is in search of her first away win in the competition.
Zenit St. Petersburg vs Dundalk: Prediction
Zenit St. Petersburg’s stainless run in the competition is enough reason for many bookmakers to draw their weight behind the Russian side. In addition, their consistency and results in recent home games will serve as a big threat to visiting Dundalk.
However, the visitors are expect to park the bus at the Petrovsky Stadium. So the total number of goals could be below 3. But Zenit Petersburg are expected to edge a win in a contest which can be tricky than most people expect.
Zenit St. Petersburg vs Dundalk: Betting Tips
Zenith to win and under 3.5 goals at 6/5 (2.20).