The match of 11th round between Zenit Saint Petersburg и PFC Sochi will take place at Gazprom Arena, Saint Petersburg on 17 October 2020, Saturday.
The last meeting of these teams took place more than a month ago (8 July 2020) and ended with the victory of Zenit Saint Petersburg with a score 2-1.
The teams are close in the league table, the difference between their points is only 2 points. In addition, the both teams are in the TOP position in the standings.
Zenit Saint Petersburg is the leader of the tournament with 21 points. This is the 10th of 30 team game in the tournament.
The nearest pursuer has the same number of points with Zenit Saint Petersburg and can score 60 points. The goal difference is 21:6. In additional, Zenit Saint Petersburg has the best offensive record in the league. The Zenit Saint Petersburg defensive line is one of the TOP-4 in the tournament.
PFC Sochi is in the TOP-4 with 19 points. This is the 10th of 30 team game in the tournament.
PFC Sochi has the same number of points with the nearest team on top and can score 60. In addition, the distance from the first place is 2 points (60 points are possible). The nearest pursuer is 1 point lower and has the opportunity to score 60 points additionally. The goal difference is 17:12. In addition, the PFC Sochi offensive line is one of the TOP-4 in the tournament.
Zenit Saint Petersburg
The team scored 24 points оn its own field in 10 last matches, with the following results 8 wins, zero draws and 2 losses. The difference between scored and conceded goals is 25-10. The average number of goals is 2.5. The average number of cards in 10 last matches is 2.7.
The next match of the team is important and will take place in less than a week. This means that some main players may miss the match or the team will not play at full strength.
Leading players in the last 15 matches in all tournaments: Artem Dzyuba (10), Sardar Azmoun (9), Magomed Ozdoev (2), Aleksandr Yerokhin (2), Andrey Malykh (1), Daler Kuzyaev (1), Emiliano Rigoni Ariel (1).
The team scored 16 points when playing away in 10 last matches, with the following results 5 wins, 1 draw и 4 losses. The difference between scored and conceded goals is 12-16. The average number of goals is 1.2. The average number of cards in 10 last matches is 2.7.
Leading players in the last 15 matches in all tournaments: Christian Noboa (7), Anton Zabolotny (3), Nikita Burmistrov (3), Miha Mevlja (2), Artur Yusupov (2), Pavel Maslov (1), Dmitry Poloz (1).