Leipzig – Zenith St Petersburg Europa League 08/03/2018

Prediction Leipzig – Zenith St Petersburg Europa League

The current 6th Bundesliga has a good playing card against Zénith Saint-Petersburg, 5th in his championship. The RB Leipzig is having difficulties at the moment but the Hasenhuttl team remains a safe bet in the German league. The latter hooked Borussia Dortmund (1-1) at the Red Bull Arena, a performance that allows Leipzig to stay in touch with the podium. The draw ended a series of 3 defeats in Frankfurt (2-1) against Napoli (0-2) and Cologne (1-2). For its first European experience of its history, Leipzig had interesting home results against Monaco (1-1) and FC Porto (3-2) but subsequently lost against Besiktas (1-2) and Naples (0-2). Zénith Saint Petersburg was held in check last weekend at home against Amkar Perm (0-0) for the resumption of the championship after a long winter break. The Russian side, who had made a good impression in their series of friendly matches, eliminated Celtic Glasgow in the 1/1 Europa League final (0-1 and 3-0) after losing the first round in Scotland, cashing in passing its first defeat of the season on the European scene.

Key points of the Leipzig – Zenith St Petersburg

Leipzig, 2nd best home team in the Bundesliga: 7 wins, 4 draws, 2 losses.

An average score for Leipzig at home in the European Cup: 1 win, 1 draw, 2 losses.

The Zenith has a positive result outside in C3: 2 wins, 1 draw, 1 loss.

Leipzig eliminated Napoli (3-1, 0-2) in the previous round and had not lost to Monaco (1-1 and 4-1) in the group stage of the Champions League.

The Zenith had a pretty easy hen except the Real Sociedad only renowned opponent.

Leipzig – Zenith St Petersburg Prediction

It is in Leipzig’s interest to take a consistent home advantage before a dangerous comeback in Russia.

Prediction Today: Leipzig wins
Odds: 1.62