Zenit St Petersburg Benfica Tips, Predictions and Odds
Zenit St Petersburg host Benfica in matchday 2 of European Champions League on Wednesday 2nd October, 8:00pm.
WIN/DRAW/WIN KEY STATISTICS
Zenit has won 85% of their last 20 home cup games and Benfica has lost 55% of their last 20 away cup games.
The last time Benfica won away in the cup was 3 games ago against Galatasaray. The last time Zenit lost a home cup game was 1 matches ago against Villarreal.
Zenit last kept a clean sheet at home 3 games ago, and have kept 6 clean sheets in their last 20 home games. Benfica last failed to score away in the cup 1 games ago and have missed the net in 8 of their last 20 away league games.
Of the 17 cup games Zenit has won at home, they scored first 15 times. Of the 11 away games Benfica has lost, they conceded first 10 times.
CORRECT SCORE KEY STATISTICS
Zenit have scored 2 goals or more in 15 of their last 20 home games. Benfica have conceded at least 2 goals in 11 of their last 20 away games.
Zenit have conceded 1 goal or less in 18 of their last 20 home cup games. Benfica have scored 1 goal or less in 11 of their last 20 away cup games
BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE KEY STATISTICS
70% of Zenit's last 20 home cup games have ended with Both teams scoring. They won 11, drew 2 and lost 1 of those games.
55% of Benfica's last 20 away cup games ended with both teams scoring, they won 5, drew 3 and lost 3 of those games.
The last time Benfica kept a clean sheet away in the cup was in a 2-0 win against Dynamo Kyiv in October 2016.
OVER/UNDER 2.5 GOALS KEY STATISTICS
Zenit's last 20 home cup games have averaged 3.4 goals a game. Benfica's last 20 away cup games have averaged 3.3 goals a game.
Zenit have scored on average at home in the cup 2.5 goals a game and conceded on average 0.9 goals.
Benfica have scored on average away in the cup 1.3 goals a game and conceded on average 2.1 goals
LAST MATCH KEY STATISTICS
Zenit St Petersburg's last match was in European Champions League against Benfica on Wednesday 2nd October. They won the game 3-1 with goals from Artem Dzyuba, Ruben Dias and Sardar Azmoun.
Zenit St Petersburg's last starting line-up was:
|DEF:||Igor Smolnikov, Branislav Ivanovic, Yaroslav Rakitskiy, Douglas dos Santos Justino de Melo|
|MID:||Wilmar Barrios, Magomed Ozdoev, Oleg Shatov|
|FWD:||Sebastian Driussi, Sardar Azmoun, Artem Dzyuba|
In European Champions League this season, this Zenit St Petersburg XI has played 120 matches and scored 16 goals.
This European Champions League line-up has 618 all-time European Champions League appearances and 105 goals.
Benfica's last match was in European Champions League against Zenit St Petersburg on Wednesday 2nd October. They lost the game 3-1 with a goal from Raul De Tomas.
Benfica's last starting line-up was:
|DEF:||Tomas Tavares, Jardel, Ruben Dias, Alex Grimaldo|
|MID:||Pizzi, Gabriel Appelt, Rafa Silva, Ljubomir Fejsa|
|FWD:||Adel Taarabt, Haris Seferovic|
In European Champions League this season, this Benfica XI has played 67 matches and scored 11 goals.
This European Champions League line-up has 607 all-time European Champions League appearances and 105 goals.