Zenit St Petersburg - RSC Anderlecht
Zenit is in very good position because they must turn right dvougólový deficit from the first race. On their side but will have the support of the home environment and the fact that against Belgian opponents at home loses.
Zenit has been dubbed one of the favorites for a clear procedure. Especially when he had to compete with Belgian Anderlecht and as an experienced participant in cups for him not to be in any way challenging. Preliminary duel with him but failed and instead the Russian unit has built up a good base of retaliation, nevstřelil his opponents even one goal. Instead, contrary to its network scored twice youngster Franck Acheampong, who thus in a better position built by the Belgians.
Favorit surprisingly groping and has a lot of work if he wants to finally celebrate procedure. Zenit faces a first home game of 2017 and was the home environment with its magical atmosphere with a lot of clamps. In St. Petersburg is rarely happy rival and Petrovsky Stadium is a small talisman. So far, in St. Petersburg has played six opponents from Belgium, but did not win are not one of them. Home hope that this series only prolong.
Both teams have gone through five joint duels, of which three Russians rejoiced. The Belgian won twice as a online betting free bets whole and that one last win could have a lot of great weight. Indeed Belgians in Russia fail so that relied heavily on the first match. The key was in it, among other things also neinkasovat. Anderlecht while Russia lost five matches and won just once. Zenit has excellent form at home and it is hard to give goals because for the previous three duels in this edition of the Cup only got one goal and nine scored.
The shooting of goals but the Belgians have no problems. In recent duels they were able to put two goals in Zenit and domestic competition were much more forthcoming. After four goals scored in the network Zulte Waregem they managed to put four goals also in the previous round. And thanks to two goals from young midfielder Youri Tielemans with Anderlecht enjoyed a cannonade against domestic Oostende. A coach Rener Weiler was obviously on his players duly proud. Even though he realizes that all is not yet done.
Before the duel to get married pilot Anderlecht said: "Zenit are among the great teams and especially at home they are doing. We know the Belgian curse, but just that is our next big motivation. We have a better starting position and if demonstrate similarly confident performance and in Russia, we will pass. I hope our fans delight, because defeat and eliminate a favorite it would be a great sensation, "said the experienced coach Weiler.