Zenit vs Rubin. Will Semak's wards continue to lead the RPL table?

On February 28, within the framework of the 19th round of the RPL, the clubs Zenit and Rubin will play. The meeting will be hosted by the Gazprom Arena stadium (St. Petersburg).

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Zenit vs Rubin


Zenit has been undefeated for 7 meetings in a row in the Premier League, in the last round the Petersburgers on the road broke up with the Moscow Dynamo 1:1. The wards of Sergei Semak took the lead in the first half, Claudinho scored with an accurate shot. In the future, the “anti-aircraft gunners” continued to dominate, but the club made one mistake, allowing the Muscovites to recoup. Zenit is leading in the RPL, the team has 38 points, with a goal difference of 44:20.

The Blue-White-Blues showed themselves well in the Atlantic Cup, beating Brennby 2:1 in the decisive match.


Rubin went on a break with a series of three defeats in a row, in the last round Kazan lost to Krylya Sovetov 0:2 on the road. On the whole, the Ruby had a good time for most of the match, but two unnecessary mistakes in the second half completely dashed the team's hopes for points. Wards of Leonid Slutsky are on the 10th step in the standings, earning 22 points, with a goal difference of 23:27.

Already in friendly matches, Rubin returned confidence in his actions, defeating the same Wings of the Soviets in sparring 5:0.

Zenit vs Rubin

Zenit vs Rubin facts

  • Zenit have scored at least 2 goals in 25 of their last 28 Russian league home matches;
  • Zenit are undefeated in 36 of their last 38 Russian league home games;
  • Total goals over 2.5 played in Zenit's last 7 home matches in the Russian Championship;
  • Rubin lost in the last 3 matches of the championship of Russia.

ODDs from download 1xbet

Bookmakers do not doubt the success of Sergei Semak's wards. Quotes for Victoria Zenit were 1.32. You can bet on a draw with a coefficient of 5.85. Quotes are accepted for Victoria Rubin - 9.75. Bookmakers are waiting for goals from Russian clubs. Bookmaker 1xbet offers to bet on "Total less than 3" the coefficient is - 1.93, "Total more than 3" with quotes - 1.93. Download 1xbet to your phone and place a bet on the favorite!

Game Totals Prediction

Zenit is moving towards the next championship, the team is in optimal condition. Rubin continues to crumble, it is not known how Kazan will behave after the break. The guys from Semak will win the match, the Petersburgers will calmly deal with the unstable representatives of Tatarstan due to the difference in class: Zenit's victory with a handicap - 1.50.

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