Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Zenit St Petersburg vs Benfica Prediction

Looking at Zenit St Petersburg vs Benfica Prediction, this match will take place at Saint-Petersburg Stadium.

Zenit currently occupies the second position of Group G standings with a collection of 1 point. On the first matchday, they were only able to draw 1-1 when they travel to the headquarters of Lyon.

In his last match, Zenit lost 0-1 when they visited Lokomotiv Moscow headquarters in the Premier League. The defeat was their only defeat in the last 7 matches in all competitions (W5 D1 L1).

Meanwhile, Benfica is currently in the position of caretaker of Group G standings with a collection of 0 points. On the first matchday match, Benfica defeat at home with a score of 1-2 when entertaining RB Leipzig.

Benfica in his last fight was able to achieve a narrow 1-0 victory at home to Vioria Setubal in the Primeira Liga event. The victory makes them now only suffer just one defeat in the last 6 matches in all competitions (W4 D1 L1).

At the last meeting of the two teams, Benfica was able to beat Zenit by a score of 2-1 in the Champions League 2015/16 last season.

Zenit and Benfica themselves have met 6 times so far. In the 6 meetings, Zenit and Benfica both won 3 wins.

Playing at home will certainly make Zenit a bit more favored over Benfica in this fight.

However, Zenit still must be vigilant remembering at the last meeting they were defeated at home by Benfica.

Zenit St. Petersburg : Andrey Lunev; Igor Smolnikov, Branislav Ivanovic, Yaroslav Rakitskiy, Douglas Santos, Wilmar Barrios, Magomed Ozdoev, Malcom, Sebastián Driussi, Sardar Azmoun, Artem Dzyuba. Manager : Sergei Bush

Benfica : Odysseas Vlachodimos; André Almeida, Ferro, Rúben Dias, Alejandro Grimaldo, Adel Taarabt, Andreas Samaris, Pizzi, Rafa Silva, Haris Seferovic, Raúl de Tomás. Manager : Bruno Lage.

Head to Head Zenit St. Petersburg Vs. Benfica
10.03.2016 Zenit St. Petersburg 1-2 Benfica (UEFA Champions League)
17.02.2016 Benfica 1-0 Zenit St. Petersburg (UEFA Champions League)
27.11.2014 Zenit St. Petersburg 1-0 Benfica (UEFA Champions League)
17.09.2014 Benfica 0-2 Zenit St. Petersburg (UEFA Champions League)
07.03.2012 Benfica 2-0 Zenit St. Petersburg (UEFA Champions League)
16.02.2012 Zenit St. Petersburg 3-2 Benfica (UEFA Champions League)

The last 5 matches of Zenit St. Petersburg
28.09.2019 Lokomotiv Moscow 1-0 Zenit St. Petersburg (Premier League)
25.09.2019 Yenisey 1-2 Zenit St. Petersburg (Russia Cup)
21.09.2019 Zenit St Petersburg 5-0 Rubin Kazan (Premier League)
17.09.2019 Lyon 1- 1 Zenit St Petersburg (UEFA Champions League)
14.09.2019 Zenit St Petersburg 3-1 Arsenal Tula (Premier League)

Benfica's Last 5 matches
29.09.2019 Benfica 1-0 Vitoria Setubal (Primeira Liga)
26.09.2019 Benfica 0-0 Vitoria Guimaraes (Taca da Liga)
22.09.2019 Moreirense 1-2 Benfica (Primeira Liga)
18.09.2019 Benfica 1-2 RB Leipzig (UEFA Champions League)
15.09.2019 Benfica 2-0 Gil Vicente (Primeira Liga)

Score Prediction: Zenit St. Petersburg 1-2 Benfica