Zenit vs Chelsea. Will the Russians be able to take the points away from the British?

On December 8, as part of the 6th round of the Champions League, at the Gazprom Arena sports arena (St. Petersburg), Zenit and Chelsea teams will compete against each other.

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Zenit vs Chelsea


Zenit also failed this season to catch on to the Champions League playoffs ; in the last match, the away team won the world with Malmö 1: 1. Sergei Semak's charges failed the first half, allowing the hosts to take the lead. After the break, the Petersburgers also had no luck for a long time, at first Dzyuba did not convert the penalty, and then Chistyakov was sent off the field. Still, the "blue-white-blue" managed to avoid defeat, already in extra time the saving goal from the penalty spot was scored by Rakitskiy. Zenit takes 3rd place in group H, having earned 4 points in them, with a goal difference of 7: 7.

The Petersburgers also failed to win in the extreme meeting of the RPL, having played a 2: 2 draw with Rostov at home.


Chelsea is in great shape, the team has not been defeated since October, amassing a successful streak of 12 matches. Excellent "pensioners" performed in the last match of the Champions League, defeating Juventus on their territory 4: 0. Tomas Tuchel's guys were gradually gaining momentum, in the first half they scored only one goal. But after the break, the attack of the British could no longer be stopped, three more unanswered goals flew into the gate of Turin. Chalobah, James, Werner and Hudson-Odoi scored goals for the “aristocrats”. Chelsea leads the quartet with 12 points on a 10: 1 goal balance.

Already in the last match of the Premier League, the "pensioners" burned out, losing to Wes Ham 2: 3 on the road.

Zenit vs Chelsea

Zenit vs Chelsea facts

  • Chelsea have missed 6 of their last 7 UEFA Champions League matches;
  • Chelsea have won 6 of their last 7 Champions League matches;
  • Zenit have won only 1 of their last 12 UEFA Champions League matches.

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Bookmakers see Londoners as favorites of the match in Russia. The quotes for Zenit's victory were 6.79. You can bet on a draw with odds - 4.25. Quotes are accepted for Victoria Chelsea - 1.54. Bookmakers are waiting for the effective match from the teams. 1xbet offers to bet on "Total less than 2.5" the coefficient is - 2.11, "Total is more than 2.5" with quotes - 1.77. Download 1xbet to your phone and place a bet on the favorite!

Game Totals Prediction

Zenit has guaranteed itself a place in the Europa League, so Petersburgers need not worry about the result. Chelsea is still fighting for first place in the quartet, so the British will actively run forward. The "aristocrats" will win in the duel, Tuchel's guys will not experience problems with unmotivated Russians even on the road, and the class of guests is still higher: Chelsea's victory - 1.55.

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