Zenit and Chelsea going to face each other in December 08th, 2021, Wednesday, in an event counting for the Champions League in St. Petersburg, check the Zenit vs Chelsea betting tip and prediction to win with your bets.
Stadium and City where Zenit vs Chelsea will occur
The game is set to be played in the well-known Saint Petersburg Stadium stadium, in the city of St. Petersburg, with a capacity for 68000 spectators, that will try to help the team achieve a positive result.
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Introduction to the Zenit vs Chelsea betting tip 2021/2022
The Champions League competition is in the Group Stage.
Zenit come from a draw in the last match. The game against Rostov, valid for the Premier League, ended with a 2-2. The team coached by S. Semak entered the field in the last match with a 4-2-3-1 formation.
Excellent match from Claudinho, despite the final result, was a draw. A central figure in the Zenit initiatives almost managed to lead the team to success.
On the other hand, the visiting team arrives at this match after a defeat in the last round. In a dispute valid for Premier League, Chelsea, who used a 3-4-2-1 formation, faced the West Ham United team with a final score of 3-2.
The result did not please the team’s fans; however, the individual performance of Mason Mount is worth highlighting. His performance was brilliant, but it was not enough to prevent the defeat of Chelsea.
In this group stage, each team has 3 games played at home, which means that the teams do not want to lose any points when playing on their field to guarantee their presence in the playoffs.It is likely that Zenit team will assume control of the game, with more ball possession and score opportunities, making the team favorite to win the game or guarantee a draw.
The Zenit team in the last five matches has achieved more regular results compared to the Chelsea team.
The last encounter between these two it was a close fight.
The last time these teams met was for a Champions League match, on 2021-09-14, referring to the 2021/2022 season, which ended with a victory of the Chelsea team by 1-0.
In recent years, the teams have met in 1 opportunity. The record is favorable to Chelsea, which has already won 1 game and has never been overcome by Zenit. Also, there were 0 draws.
Zenit come into this match with a campaign of 1 win, 3 losses, and 1 draw so far. The team has four points in 3rd place of Group H in the Champions League.
Zenit’s featured Player
Many of the team’s goals in the league should also be credited to the midfielder of Zenit, M. Silva de Oliveira. He has been responsible for 6 assists to goal in the competition so far.
Chelsea are with 12 points and currently occupy 1st place in Group H which puts them in the qualifying zone for the 8th Finals, with a campaign of 4 wins, 0 draws, and 1 loss.
Chelsea tries once again to reach the decisive stage of the Champions League. The team’s record already has 3 appearances in the final of the competition, and in 2 opportunities, the team won the title.
The average shooting on goal for the Chelsea team in the league is not the best. There are only 5.8 per game. This turns out to be another good indication that the team does not usually score many goals or give much work to the opposing goalkeepers.
Ball possession above 50% usually enables teams to gain some control over their opponents. This is why the Chelsea team typically tries to achieve an average ball possession of 68.2% to control the game.
With a sequence of 3 wins, Chelsea is in a wonderful moment where they are the favorite.
Chelsea is a more offensive team than Zenit, having 795 attacks vs. 471 from Zenit, having scored 10 times, in comparison, Zenit converted into goal 7 times.
Chelsea’s featured player
Many of the team’s positive results in the competition have been possible thanks to E. Mendy. The Chelsea goalkeeper has had exceptional performances this season and was instrumental in many moments.
Bet suggestions for this game:
Score market betting suggestions
Between 75-90 minutes is a good time to bet as some study have shown this to be the time where most goals occur.
Since Chelsea has an average of 0.5 goals per game when playing away from home, and considering that they often do not concede goals away from home, the market with less than 2.5 goals it can also be an excellent alternative to consider.
Cards market betting suggestions
On the Zenit side, we know that it is a more aggressive team having received the red card once this season, very different from Chelsea who saw no red card. Both the red and yellow cards market can be a good bet.
Corners market betting suggestions
Good betting results could be obtained if one notes that there is an average of 7.2 corners per game.
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