The team of Zenit is looking for its second victim in the face of the Belgian Gent, who is a guest at the inhospitable stadium "Petrovsky" in St. Petersburg, Russia. The meeting will play on Tuesday (September 29th) and the leading bookmakers give odds of 1.44 for a home win, with a draw at 4.75 and the victory of the guests reaches 8.50. Zenit and Gent compete in Group H, where are the teams of Lyon and Valencia.
Zenit managed to win three valuable points in the first round of the race, where literally lied Valencia at the "Mestalla". The Russian team took the first place in the group and the other teams are respectively with 1 and 0 points. Zenit is the favorite against Gent and it is also in very good shape. The statistic shows five wins of Zenit at home against a team from Belgium with a total score of 12:1. The Russians recorded only one defeat, five wins and two draws in the last eight meetings in European club tournaments.
Gent failed to win a full asset of points in the last round, but performed brilliantly against Lyon, who managed to hold for 1:1 with two people less. Against the Russian team, Gent stands for a second time, only 24 years after beating Dynamo Moscow with 2:0. As guests, the Belgians are extremely weak in the European club tournaments adviced by best sure bets and lose all of their last three visits.
After the first three points in the group stage, Zenit has an incredible chance to consolidate its leadership position, and we think that they will win easily against Gent.
Recommended bet: -1.5 AH Zenit @ 2.20 at bet365