Bordeaux vs Zenit St. Petersburg
Europa – UEFA Europa League
Date: Thursday, 8th November 2018
Kick-off at 20.00 UK/ 21.00 CET
Venue: Matmut Atlantique, Bordeaux
Bordeaux vs Zenit St Petersburg
Bordeaux are sipping their vin rouge in the ‘closing chance saloon’ wherein this season’s Europa League is concerned and desperately want a victory to boost their chances of reaching the final 32.
The French club have misplaced their first three matches, all by means of unmarried-aim margins consisting of 2-1 away to Zenit St Petersburg a fortnight in the past while Daler Kuzyaev scored a past due winner.
If they are beaten again by the Russian side, Bordeaux might be out or even a draw could fail to keep them alive if Slavia Prague win Thursday’s other Group C recreation at domestic to Copenhagen.
He Girondins had made a great task of triumphing their 3 qualifying ties to reach the spherical-robin degree, however their season has unravelled fairly on account that manager Gus Poyet publicly criticised the club’s board for their switch policy and turned into sacked in early September.
Zenit, meanwhile, are top of the group desk by way of one factor from Slavia Prague after wins and a draw, and they're additionally seven clean of the % in the Russian Premier League.
It is tempting to again Sergei Semak’s aspect right here due to the fact they may be 2nd favourites, but they have an unconvincing report in France and additionally faraway from home typically in Europe of past due.
Therefore, with Bordeaux’s domestic games this season commonly at the higher-scoring aspect, the ‘overs’ appeals maximum as a making a bet proposition at odds-in opposition to.
Bordeaux vs Zenit St. Petersburg – Match Stats
Bordeaux can be eliminated from the competition if Slavia Prague higher their result, or in the event that they lose irrespective of different results
Bordeaux are unbeaten in their last 4 home encounters towards Russian opposition
The French hosts haven’t received a Europa League organization level suit at home in 5 tries, losing five in their remaining eight.
Bordeaux have now long past 12 matches from the institution stage onwards with out a win, just two quick of the all-time winless file
Zenit have in no way did not development from their Europa League group on 3 previous tries
In their last 10 away suits on this opposition, Zenit have scored a whopping 27 goals, won seven matches and misplaced just once
Futbolgrad Network Prediction: Bordeaux vs Zenit – 0-2
Bordeaux vs Zenit St. Petersburg Betting Tips
Zenit St. Petersburg: Draw No Bet @ 2.00 (1/1)
Both Teams to Score: YES @ 1.86 (6/7).