The meeting of the 26th round of the RPL between Krasnodar and St. Petersburg Zenit will take place on April 25.
In early March, Krasnodar beat Ural (2:1) at home, and then snatched victory from Spartak (2:1) on the road thanks to a penalty in the end.
After that, the Kuban club missed the victory over Ufa (1:1) on the road, thanks again to a penalty kick in the last minutes, and lost to Dynamo at home (0:1).
In the last matches, the wards of Alexei Antonyuk on the road first snatched a victory from Rubin (1:0), and then lost in Samara to Krylya Sovetov (0:2).
After 24 matches RPL Krasnodar is in 6th place with 39 points. Goal difference 35-24. The participation of Spertsyan is questionable.
In March, St. Petersburg in Samara lost points in a match with “Wings” (1:1), and returning home, the team of Sergei Semak defeated the Tula “Arsenal” (3:0).
In early April, Zenit played away with Sochi (0:0) and defeated Akhmat in Grozny (2:0).
In recent matches, the current champion at home defeated Ural (3: 1) in the RPL, and then flew out of the Russian Cup, losing in the quarterfinals on penalties to Alania – 2: 2 (5: 6).
After 25 rounds of RPL “Zenith” with 55 points in first place. The goal difference is 58-24, Dzyuba scored 11 goals. Karavaev, Lovren, Odoevsky and Kritsyuk will not play.
Forecast and rate
For the victory of “Krasnodar” in this meeting, 1xbet app download for android give a coefficient of 7.20, for a draw in regular time – 5.20 , and for the victory of “Zenith” – 1.41.
In the first round, Zenit won at home 3:2. In the last five face-to-face meetings, the St. Petersburg team won three times and drew twice.
Zenit have won three of their last five trips to Krasnodar, losing only once, back in 2016. We predict that”Zenith” will not lose the riding match.
Interesting betting options “Both to score”for 1.74 and Total over 2.5 for 1.53.