Zenit St. Kuban Krasnodar Petersburg and will open the third round of the Russian football premier league on Friday night starting at 19:00. The hosts were clearly first chance in bets implying currently having a share ranging around 1.50 for eventual victory.
Zenit managed to move into their account just three points in the first two stages of the championship, winning in the first round by a score of 1-2 on his land Krasnodar, but then losing 2-1 away to Rubin Kazan against those . Now host band just does not have a moral good, after being humiliated in Super Cup of Russia CSKA Moscow 0-3. Plus this Zenit St. Petersburg managed one victory in four friendlies played this summer. Criscito from the group hosts will be missing and Shirokov, injured and Zhevnov, Malafeev and Anyukov are put into question.
Zenit St. Petersburg probable team (4-3-3): Lodigin – Anyukov (?), Lombaerts, Neto, Hubocan – Fayzulin Tymoshchuk Witsel – Bystrov, Bukharov, Danny.
On the other side of the barricade, Dorinel Munteanu’s students started very well this championship with two positive results. Kuban Krasnodar drew at home in the first round 1-1 against those of Rubin Kazan and in the second stage was won away, 1-2 on his land Tomsk. The band visiting you will not have access to Vladislav Ignatiev injured.
Kuban probable team (4-2-3-1): Belenov – Kozlov, Xandao, Dealbert, Bugaev – Kabore, Tilsov – Ozbiliz, Popov, Bucur – Balde.