At Russian side Zenit vs Vardar Skopje,Russian side Zenit host Vardar Skopje on Thursday evening in this Europa League clash. As we come to the pivotal matches of the group stages, this match doesn’t have much meaning compared to some. Read on below for our betting tips and predictions.
Russian side Zenit vs Vardar Skopje:Both Teams To Score
Russian side Zenit vs Vardar Skopje:Zenit St Petersburg 3-1
Emiliano Rigoni To Score Anytime
Reason For Zenit vs Vardar Betting Tips:
Coming into this game the two sides end up in totally contrasting situations. Vardar come into this game playing just for pride. They are yet to gain a point out of the initial four group games, losing each game. They can come into this game with nothing to lose while hoping to cause a surprise in the group. Zenit end up in a commanding position in the group, in top spot. With ten points already, they are unbeaten in the group and are one point ahead of group rivals Real Sociedad. A win would potentially seal top spot and qualification to the knockout stages, contingent upon the other group result. As they are facing such a battling side in Vardar they would consider this to be the ideal chance to seal their fate going into the final game seven day stretch of the group stages.
Shape proposes this could be an extreme day out for Vardar. Zenit’s present home frame has been really great. The Russian side have won a total of seven games in their last ten at home and will hope to expand that keep running here. They will also take trust in the fact that Vardar have won just a single game in their last six away from home. To add to the Macedonian sides hardships, they have also lost eight out of their last ten games in the Europa League.
There is a lack of value in this market when backing Zenit, be that as it may, the two teams to score offers brilliant value here. While Vardar haven’t been in great goal-scoring structure in this opposition, they appear to have discovered their goal scoring boots as of late in their league rivalry. They have scored nine goals in their last three games. With Vardar hoping to cause an irritated we fancy them to score here, so are backing the two teams to score as our see tip.
With Zenit scoring twelve goals in their opening four group stage fixtures they have turned out to be rather productive. In attack they have Rigoni and Kokorin who are both joint best scorers in the opposition. Both have scored five goals in the opposition and we fancy Rigoni to bag again here following his great keep running of frame. We are backing him to score anytime. For our right score forecast we are backing Zenit to win 3-1.
The main past meeting between these sides came earlier in the group stages where Zenit won 5-0.
Zenit versus Vardar Stats
Zenit have won 70% of their last ten home games, while Vardar have lost 80% of their last ten matches in the Europa League.
Zenit Team News
The home side will be without Faizulin and Lunev for Thursday evenings clash.
Vardar Team News
Going by side Vardar have no crisp damage concerns coming into this challenge.