The amazing clash between Fenerbahce and Zenit will give the start of the spring football in the European club tournaments and will warm up the fans for the upcoming fixtures in the Champions League, later that night on Tuesday. The Russian team is the favourite to continue in the next phase, but the away games in Turkey are always tough.
Fenerbahce have a dreadful season so far in the Turkish league, and their second position in Group D in Europa League brought a little joy for the fans. Over the autumn, the Turkish side was solid at home and won seven points without conceding a single goal. The weak performance of The Yellow Canaries in the league led to changes in the management of the team, and the results are visible since the start of the year. For the people that don’t follow the Turkish Süper Lig, we are required to mention that Fenerbahce struggle and until recently were in the relegation zone.
It was tough for Zenit, but they won their Group C while losing just once – in their last game in the group stage. The Russian side were flawless at home, but the same cannot be said for their away European games. The Lions won just two points on away pitch while conceding a goal in all of the three fixtures. The Russian championship is paused, and Zenit is first in the standings with one point more than the second team – Krasnodar.
The last official game of Zenit was at the beginning of December, while since 20 January they play only friendly games. For the same period, Fenerbahce have played nine official fixtures. We expect a defensive and not so attractive football, while the home advantage to help for a good result for Fenerbahce. I will back Double Chance: Fenerbahce to Win or Draw and Under 2.5 Goals, with Fenerbahce 1-0 Correct Score. We recommend placing this bet in William Hill, where you can take advantage of a $30 Welcome Bonus and regular promotions for loyal customers.
Fenerbahce vs Zenit Head to Head
So far both sides haven’t played against each other.
- The Turkish side won seven points at home with three clean sheets.
- The Yellow Canaries have just three defeats at home in all competitions so far.
- In only one of the six fixtures of Zenit in Europa Ligue the overall number of goals were three or more.
- The Russian side won just two points as guests, while in these three games the total number of goals was two.
- Zenit won only once and lost six times in the previous eight official away fixtures.
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Fenerbahce vs Zenit Team News
Sadık Çiftpınar is injured and will miss the game for Fenerbahce, while Zenit will be without Aleksandr Yerokhin and Christian Noboa.