Pronóstico Chelsea vs Zenit St. Petersburg for him Champions League match 2021-22 what is disputed this Tuesday, September 14, 2021 on Stamford Bridge.
Previa Chelsea vs Zenit St. Petersburg
Chelsea come to this game after beating Dean Smith’s Aston Villa 3-0 in the English Premier League. A brace from Belgian superstar Romelu Lukaku and a goal from Croatian midfielder Mateo Kovacic ensured Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea victory.
On the other hand, Zenit beat Andrei Talalayev’s Akhmat Grozny 3-1 in the Russian Premier League. Goals by Brazilian midfielder Wendel, experienced Russian midfielder Aleksandr Yerokhin and Brazilian attacker Malcom sealed the victory for Sergei Semak’s Zenit St. Petersburg. Burkina Faso international Mohamed Konate scored the goal of honor for Akhmat Grozny.
Forma del Chelsea
Last season, the Blues won the competition with a 1-0 win over Manchester City in the final, their second win after the 2012 win over Bayern Munich.
Chelsea have started the season strong thanks to the return of their former player Romelu Lukaku. The previous stage of the Belgian forward did not work out due to his inexperience and poor management of the club. In 15 appearances, Lukaku did not score a single goal.
Chelsea are undefeated in 12 of their last 13 matches, and have kept a clean sheet in five of their previous seven matches.
Form of Zenith
Zenit lost to the UEFA group stage last season, and the Russian side have never made it past the round of 16. He has a Europa League under his belt, at the time of the UEFA Cup, in 2008.
How well Chelsea are playing is bad news for a Zenit side that have lost six of their last seven Champions League games overall and three of their last four in England.
Head to head between Chelsea and Zenit St. Petersburg
It is the first time that Chelsea and Zenit St. Petersburg have met in the UEFA Champions League.
Chelsea vs Zenit St. Petersburg Prediction and Betting
Chelsea won the Champions League last season, and have now added one of the best strikers in the world, Romelu Lukaku, to their squad.
Coach Thomas Tuchel has many options, and the Blues will be among the favorites to win the trophy once again. We will support a win to zero for the champions.