On Thursday, Zenit St Petersburg will make a trip to the Estadio Benito Villamarin to confront Real Betis in the second leg of their Europa League knockout round season finisher tie.
The hosts have the advantage following the principal leg subsequent to winning 3-2 in St Petersburg last Thursday.
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Tips and Prediction
Real Betis participate in Thursday’s challenge off the rear of four back to back triumphs in all contests.
Los Verdiblancos got off to the ideal beginning in St Petersburg last week, with goals from Guido Rodriguez and Willian Jose giving the guests a two-goals lead inside 18 minutes.
Subsequent to beginning gradually, Zenit hit back with two speedy goals of their own as strikes from Artem Dzyuba and Malcom evened out the experience before an Andres Guardado exertion four minutes before half time ended up being the victor to give Real Betis a thin lead at the midway phase of the tie.
Manuel Pellegrini’s side followed that success with one more triumph in La Liga on Sunday as goals from Alex Moreno and Willian Jose directed Los Verdiblancos to a 2-1 home triumph over Mallorca.
Having lost only four of their 17 serious home games this season, the hosts will be sure of obtain a positive outcome that would propel them to the last 16.
With the Russian Premier League not getting back from their colder time of year break until this end of the week, Zenit have had seven days to contemplate the 3-2 loss from the principal leg.
Not exclusively will Sergei Samak be disheartened with the misfortune, however he will likewise be baffled that the loss finished a five-game unbeaten grand slam in all contests.
Despite the fact that with the principal leg addressing Zenit’s first serious match of 2022, it maybe was not shocking that the hosts began gradually a week ago.
With the away goal rule rejected, Samak’s will accept that his side have the quality to upset the one-objective shortage, in spite of the fact that he will be worried about the way that Zenit have lost eight of their 10 European away games in Spain.
Further to that, their new away structure won’t leave the Russian Premier League champions feeling sure, having won recently two times in their last 10 away games.
Betis have been tracking down the net effortlessly of late, having scored 23 goals in their past eight games in all rivalries, and with Zenit squeezing for triumph on Thursday, we anticipate that Real Betis should exploit any holes left in the defense to guarantee a tight success.