Vardar VS Zenit Petersburg ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )
PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Vardar vs Zenit Petersburg
Vardar Skopje and Zenit St Petersburg play at the Filip II Makedonski Nacionalna Arena in a Europa League (Group Stage) match. These two teams have never faced each other before, so this will be their first direct confrontation. In this match the house factor can play a decisive role, as Zenit St Petersburg has shown differences in performance in their games at home and as a visitor.
Vardar Team News
The home team arrive in this group stage after having eliminated Fenerbahce after a 2-0 away win and a 2-0 home win. This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. the Vardar Skopje won 4 and lost 1 of their last 5 home games for all competitions. The team allowed their opponents to score in 7 of the last 10 games, so their defense needs to improve, but their attack has scored regularly as they have managed to make it 8 out of the last 10 games.
Vardar vs Zenit Petersburg Stats
The Vardar arrives for their first match in this group stage of the current edition of the competition, soon acting before their fans would be of paramount importance to leave with the three points. Therefore for this match even if acting against a technically superior team the home team should seek at least a simple win to thus aim for something at the top of the table. The home team has shown great displays this season as the last ten matches have come out with a loss in only three chances.
Zenit Petersburg Team News
The visiting team arrive in this group stage after having eliminated Utrecht after a 2-0 home victory after extra time. and one away defeat by (1-0). This is a team that curiously shows more positive results than at home, since in the last 30 games it has 10 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses as a visitor, with a total of 20 goals scored and 7 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses, with a total of 24 goals scored and 8 conceded. In the last game they played, for the Premier League, tied with Dinamo Moscow off by (0-0). In the last 10 games as a visitor Zenit St Petersburg won 7, drew 2 and lost 1. In 13 games, only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 4 games that suffered the first goal. There are 1 highlights in the last 8 matches played as a visitor for all competitions: he scored 3 of his 7 goals between the minutes (46′-60 ‘).
Zenit have come to this game after eliminating Utrecht in the play-offs, so you know you need to improve your performance to get out with at least one draw and stay at the top of the table. Therefore for that match the visiting team should come with a more defensive game proposal, without exposing itself so much and prioritizing the counter attacks. The visiting team has been showing good football in this season of 2017, since the last ten matches were defeated in only two opportunities, the last game played a draw against Dinamo without goals.