FC Zenit Saint Petersburg vs. Borussia Dortmund || UEFA Champions League 2020-21 || Match Prediction
UEFA Champions League 2020-21 Matchday 6
FC Zenit Saint Petersburg vs. Borussia Dortmund – Tue, 8th December
FC Zenit Saint Petersburg vs. Borussia Dortmund Match Prediction:
Zenit will face Dortmund in Krestovsky Stadium on Tuesday during matchday 6 of the UEFA Champions League. We are here to help you understand Zenit vs. Dortmund match prediction; this match will have a major impact on who qualifies at the first and second position for knockout stages in the UEFA Champions League.
Dortmund are currently the leaders of Group F of the UEFA Champions League; they also have the betting tips and odds in their favor. Today match prediction presumes that Lucien Favre’s side is a better off team as they have not even lost a single game out of the five matches they have played this season in the UEFA Champions League.
Lucien Favre’s side has the match tips predicting their win as they are currently at the first position in the UEFA Champions League standings and on the third position in the Bundesliga standings. Dortmund is three wins and 7 points ahead of Zenit, and this is one of the various reasons why betting tips and odds are on their side in this fixture.
Today match prediction infers that if Favre’s side loses against Zenit, then there is a possibility that they might drop their position in the Champions League standings and maybe not even qualify for the knockout stages. Thus, the match tips presume that Dortmund will give their all in to win this match and remain leaders of Group F.
Zenit has not had the best Champions League season so far as they have not even managed to win a single game out of the five matches they have played in this competition. Thus the betting tips are not in their favor. The match tips do not infer their win as they have lost four matches and drawn only a single match in this competition.
Today match prediction tells us that Sergei Semak’s side will give Dortmund a tough competition as they are currently the leaders of the Russian Premier League standings with ten wins and 35 points. And they will be confident while going into this match against Dortmund after a 5-1 win in their previous game.
Zenit’s form in Champions League: L-L-D-L-L
Dortmund’s form in Champions League: L-W-W-W-D
It will be arduous to figure out today match prediction as both these teams will give their all to win this game against each other. But we predict that Dortmund will win 2-1 against Zenit as they have been in really great form this season and have already defeated them 2-0 in their previous match.
Borussia Dortmund will win this game.
Borussia Dortmund’s left-back – Marcelo Schmelzer will miss out on this game as he has remained a long time absentee. Reinier will also miss out on this game as he is still recovering after testing positive for Covid – 19. Lucien Favre will bring back Haaland to play this game after resting him in the previous game.
Zenit Saint Petersburg remains doubtful of playing players like Artem Dzyuba, Wendel, Vyacheslav Karavaev, and Dejan Lovren in this game due to their injury concerns. Wilmar Barrios will return for this match after being suspended for his previous game.
Borussia Dortmund’s possible starting lineup: Burki, Reus, Can, Hummels, Akanji, Hazard, Morey, Witsel, Dahoud, Guerreiro, and Sancho
Zenit Saint Petersburg’s possible starting lineup: Mikhail Kerzhakov, Sardar Azmoun, Douglas Santos, Dmitri Chistyakov, Yaroslav Rakitskiy, Daniil Krugovoy, Aleksandr Erokhin, Andrey Mostovoy, Daler Kuzyaev, Magomed Ozdoev, and Malcom.