This Tuesday, Zenit receives Leipzig as part of the fourth round of Group G of the Champions League. Both teams are fighting for the 1st place of this group.
Zenit St. Petersburg vs RB Leipzig Free Betting Tips
Zenit is currently 2nd in Group G with 3 points in the wallet. The Saint Petersburg-based squad did not miss its debut by getting a good point on the lawn of Lyon (1-1) before taking over, at home, on Benfica (3-1). On the last day, the team lost to Leipzig (2-1). Leaders of their league with 33 points in 15 games, partners Branislav Ivanovic remain on a beautiful series of 4 games without losses. After aligning 3 ranked wins, they were held in check at home by CSKA Moscow last weekend (1-1).
Leader of this Group G Champions League, Leipzig is 2 units ahead of his opponent of the day. To start this group stage, Timo Werner’s teammates made an excellent operation by winning at Benfica (1-2) before being surprised at home by Lyon (0-2). They reacted on the last day with this win at home against Zenit (2-1). Leipzig is currently 3rd in the Bundesliga. The men of Jurgen Nagelsmann started their championship very well before experiencing a run-off with 4 games without success (2 defeats and 2 draws). They put an end to this bad series last weekend by inflicting, at home, a real correction to Mainz (8-0).
The staff for Zenit St. Petersburg vs RB Leipzig
As for several weeks already, the Zénit must compose without former defender Lyonnais Mammana, ex Girondins Malcolm and without the striker Kokorin, all stuck in the infirmary for a long time. With 9 goals in the league and one in C1, the Russian giant Dzyuba is still one of the main dangers of this team.
On the Leipzig side, the young and talented Adams, the defensive executives Orban and Konaté, the precious midfielder Kampl, the disappointing Schick and the less used Lookman and Wolf are all stranded in the infirmary. Against Mainz this weekend, Werner scored a hat-trick and raised his Bundesliga total to 9.
The compositions for Zenit St. Petersburg vs RB Leipzig
The probable composition of Zenit:
Kerzhakov – Douglas Santos, Ivanovic, Rakistkiy, Zhirkov – Ozdoev, Barrios, Karavaev – Azmoun, Dzyuba, Driussi.
Missing: Malcolm, Mammana, Kokorin (injured)
The probable tactical disposition:
Douglas Santos – Ivanovic – Rakistkiy – Zhirkov
Ozdoev – Barrios – Karavaev
Azmoun – Dzyuba – Driussi
The probable composition of Leipzig:
Gulacsi – Mukiele, Klostermann, Upamecano, Halstenberg – Sabitzer, Laimer, Demme, Nkunku – Poulsen, Wermer.
Absent: Adams, Orban, Konate, Kampl, Schick, Lookman, Wolf (injured).
The tactical provision provided for:
Mukiele – Klostermann – Upamecano – Halstenberg
Sabitzer – Laimer – Demme – Nkunku
Poulsen – Wermer
The history of confrontations Zenit St. Petersburg vs RB Leipzig
Before the first leg and the victory of Leipzig (2-1), the roads of these two clubs have never crossed.
Key points for the match Zenit St. Petersburg vs RB Leipzig
– Leipzig is at the head of this group.
– Leipzig remains on an impressive victory over Mainz (8-0).
– The Germans won on the first leg (2-1).
– Werner, the major striker from Leipzig, remains on a hat-trick.
Free Betting Tips Zenit St. Petersburg vs RB Leipzig
Confident after their wide success against Mainz this weekend, Leipzig could come to a result in Russia and take a serious option on qualifying.
Betting Tips: Draw or victory of Leipzig