Premier League match prediction and stats, news and lineups for the Spartak Moskva vs Zenit encounter

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Competition: Russia Premier League
Competition: Sun 15.May
Match begins: 13:30 (UTC)
Venue: Otkrytie Arena (26319 seats)

Premier League: Two squads in reasonably good shape get together for this match. Zenit could have a small upper hand with their 1st spot in the league table?

Insights:
  • Spartak Moskva have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Zenit have the most scored goals (65) in Premier League

Spartak are staying put; they can neither be promoted or relegated this season and are fighting only for positions. Zenit have already won the Premier League. Congratulations! It will be interesting to see if this affects performances here at the final stages.

Little time to rest for the team playing at home, as they were involved in a Russian Cup game only four days ago. This match was also played here at Otkrytie Arena. With two consecutive home games the intense schedule is somewhat softened. Still, Zenit have had more rest.

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Spartak Moskva form and stats

When playing at home in the Premier League, Spartak Moskva have managed 6 wins, 4 draws and suffered 4 defeats from 14 games.

Spartak Moskva's previous match was a Russian Cup game also played at their home, ending 3-0 vs Yenisey. The home side hope to to continue in that form.

In the game before, an away victory in the Premier League match versus Ural with a 3-1 scoreline.

The Spartak Moskva fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 21 goals in 14 league matches. Spartak have conceded 16 in these home matches.

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Zenit form and stats

The story so far for the visiting team on their Premier League travels is 6 wins, 6 draws and 1 defeat. In general it has been a productive period now for Zenit as they haven't lost any of their last 17 games.

Sergeev scored in Zenit's previous match, the home game against Khimki that ended 1-0. Which player has beaten the opponent goalie four games in a row for the away side? The correct answer is Sergeev and that is impressive! Attacker Sergeev got a player rating of 7.7 in the game. "Man of the match" Sergeev scored one goal and hit three key passes.

Prior to that match, a home win 3-1 against Lokomotiv Moskva.

Zenit has displayed an ability to score goals in away matches in the league this season, 22 goals from 13 games. It's not easy to score on Zenit as they have only conceded 11 goals from these away games. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 1 of these goals has been conceded in their last three away matches.

Head 2 Head

The most up to date reported match involving both these sides is the Zenit - Spartak Moskva 7-1 played previously this season. Head-2-head stats last ten meetings: two - three - five (Spartak Moskva wins - draws - Zenit wins). As for goals, five matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), five had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

ZenitA. Dzyuba
A. Dzyuba
11 goals
SpartakA. Sobolev
A. Sobolev
8 goals
ZenitM. Silva de Oliveira
M. Silva de Oliveira
8 goals

Spartak Moskva missing players

Zenit missing players

Spartak Moskva Zenit
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
28 14 4 Played P 4 13 28
10 6 0 Won W 2 6 19
7 4 1 Drew D 2 6 7
11 4 3 Lost L 0 1 2
35 21 4 Scored S 8 22 65
38 16 8 Conceded C 4 11 26
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 85% 93%
79% 93% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 85% 86%
46% 57% 75% Over 2.5 O 2.5 25% 38% 61%
18% 14% 25% Over 3.5 O 3.5 25% 31% 46%
7% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 25% 8% 21%
61% 71% 75% BTTS BTTS 75% 69% 71%
21% 21% 0% Clean Sheets C S 25% 31% 29%
18% 7% 25% Failed to Score F T 0% 15% 7%
 
5.9 5.2 6 Corners for (avg) C F 4 5.1 5.9
4.1 3.9 2.5 Corners against (avg) C A 3 3.6 3.4
2.6 2.6 2.2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.8 1.5 1.6
5 2 0 Red cards R C 2 3 4
 
15.2 15.9 16.8 Shots (avg) S ( 15 15.5 16.7
4.9 5 2.8 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5.8 5.5 6.2
26% 30% 36% Goal Efficiency G E 35% 31% 38%
 
10.8 10.9 8 Shots against (avg) S A 9.5 10 10.8
3.1 3.1 3.2 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 3.5 3.6 3.4
Key stats in Premier League this season:
  • Spartak Moskva have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Spartak Moskva haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Zenit have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Zenit have the fewest conceded goals (11) away in Premier League
  • Zenit have the fewest conceded goals (26) in Premier League
  • Zenit have the fewest conceded goals in the first half (8) in Premier League
  • Zenit have the most scored goals (65) in Premier League
  • Zenit have the most scored goals in the first half (34) in Premier League
  • Zenit have the most scored goals in the second half (31) in Premier League
  • Zenit have the the best goal difference (+11) away in Premier League
  • Zenit have the the best goal difference (+39) in Premier League
  • Zenit is in the best form (5-1-0) in Premier League

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Zenit 28 19 7 2 65 26 15 13 1 1 43 15 13 6 6 1 22 11 39 64
2 Sochi 28 16 4 8 49 29 14 8 2 4 29 16 14 8 2 4 20 13 20 52
3 Dinamo Moskva 28 16 4 8 49 33 14 7 3 4 24 14 14 9 1 4 25 19 16 52
4 CSKA Moskva 28 14 5 9 38 28 14 8 3 3 20 9 14 6 2 6 18 19 10 47
5 Krasnodar 28 13 7 8 40 29 13 7 2 4 17 12 15 6 5 4 23 17 11 46
6 Lokomotiv Moskva 28 12 8 8 39 36 14 9 1 4 22 14 14 3 7 4 17 22 3 44
7 Krylya Sovetov 28 12 5 11 39 34 14 7 3 4 25 14 14 5 2 7 14 20 5 41
8 Akhmat Grozny 28 12 2 14 34 37 14 8 0 6 22 17 14 4 2 8 12 20 -3 38
9 Spartak Moskva 28 10 7 11 35 38 14 6 4 4 21 16 14 4 3 7 14 22 -3 37
10 Rostov 28 9 8 11 45 46 14 5 2 7 26 25 14 4 6 4 19 21 -1 35
11 Khimki 28 6 11 11 31 44 14 3 8 3 19 18 14 3 3 8 12 26 -13 29
12 Olimpiyets 28 7 8 13 25 39 14 3 3 8 11 19 14 4 5 5 14 20 -14 29
13 Rubin Kazan 28 8 5 15 33 51 14 5 2 7 18 23 14 3 3 8 15 28 -18 29
14 Ural 28 6 9 13 22 34 14 2 6 6 8 14 14 4 3 7 14 20 -12 27
15 Ufa 28 4 12 12 25 38 14 2 8 4 14 16 14 2 4 8 11 22 -13 24
16 Arsenal Tula 28 5 8 15 28 55 14 3 7 4 16 20 14 2 1 11 12 35 -27 23

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The Premier League, or the Russian Football Championship, is the top level football league in Russia. It has 16 teams who play each other home and away for a total of 30 matches each. After this the top team in the league table is the champion, the bottom two relegated directly while two teams play a relegation playoff.