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No fear and expected victory for Zenit when visiting Tambov

The visiting Zenit side should be favourites in this visit to Tambov, as the away team holds a 31 point advantage from their 24 league games this season.

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The hosts Tambov saw competitive action as recent as three days ago, playing in the Premier League. That game was an away game at Ural, so at least Tambov are thankful to return home in this one. Game on!

These teams have little in common geographically as Zenit have to travel 1100 kilometers to reach their opponents. The trip home will be especially long if the match ends in defeat.

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Tambov form and stats

5-1-6 (win-draw-lost) are the Premier League numbers at home for Tambov so far this season.

Tambov are hoping to put things right at home after a defeat in their previous match, the score 1-2 away versus Ural. Prior to that was the away defeat visiting Ufa (1-2).

The manager T. Shipshev will start preparations for the next game as soon this is finished, as the hosts are going to Spartak Moskva in only three days.

Tambov has scored 16 league goals at home this season, in 12 matches. Tambov's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 13 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Zenit form and stats

Zenit's travelling support has been rewarded for their time and money so far this season, having witnessed Zenit, who have the most scored goals (50) in Premier League, collect 27 points from their 11 away matches in the Premier League. 9 victories and 0 draws have created these points (and only 2 defeats). In general it has been a productive period now for Zenit as they haven't lost any of their last 13 games. A great winning streak in away games for Zenit as they have managed to win five matches in a row as the visitors. Not since the Lokomotiv Moskva have they travelled home without three points.

Zenit are travelling after their nice 2-1 home win in the Premier League against Krylya Sovetov (placed 16th). Before that one, a nice away victory 4-0 at CSKA Moskva.

The visitors will be packing their bags again in only four days as another away game awaits: The Premier League trip to Krasnodar.

Zenit has displayed an ability to score goals in away matches in the league this season, 19 goals from 11 games. The Zenit defense is a tough nut to crack, having conceded less than half a goal per away game on average (4 goals in 11 games).

Head 2 Head

Zenit - Tambov 2-1 was the story when these teams last met, earlier this season. As for the last two games between these two teams, there's zero Tambov victories, zero draws and two Zenit wins. Over/under statistics; two of these games ended with three goals or more, zero matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

ZenitA. Dzyuba
A. Dzyuba
15 goals
ZenitS. Azmoun
S. Azmoun
10 goals
TambovM. Kostyukov
M. Kostyukov
6 goals

Tambov missing players

Zenit missing players

Competition: Russia Premier League
Competition: Wed 01.July
Match begins: 14:30 (UTC)
Venue: Stadion Nizhny Novgorod (17800 seats)
  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 24 17 5 2 50 11 13 8 5 0 31 7 11 9 0 2 19 4 39 56
2 Lokomotiv Moskva 24 14 5 5 35 25 11 6 2 3 15 11 13 8 3 2 20 14 10 47
3 Krasnodar 22 11 8 3 36 22 11 6 5 0 19 8 11 5 3 3 17 14 14 41
4 Rostov 24 12 5 7 42 45 12 8 2 2 21 13 12 4 3 5 21 32 -3 41
5 CSKA Moskva 24 10 7 7 29 26 12 5 3 4 12 13 12 5 4 3 17 13 3 37
6 Spartak Moskva 24 9 5 10 27 25 12 3 3 6 8 12 12 6 2 4 19 13 2 32
7 Ufa 24 7 10 7 18 20 11 5 3 3 14 11 13 2 7 4 4 9 -2 31
8 Dinamo Moskva 23 8 7 8 20 25 12 3 4 5 10 13 11 5 3 3 10 12 -5 31
9 Sochi 24 7 7 10 37 30 13 5 2 6 26 15 11 2 5 4 11 15 7 28
10 Arsenal Tula 24 8 4 12 28 32 12 3 3 6 16 16 12 5 1 6 12 16 -4 28
11 Ural 24 7 7 10 29 44 12 4 2 6 19 23 12 3 5 4 10 21 -15 28
12 Rubin Kazan' 24 6 8 10 14 25 11 3 2 6 5 11 13 3 6 4 9 14 -11 26
13 Tambov 24 7 4 13 28 31 12 5 1 6 16 13 12 2 3 7 12 18 -3 25
14 Akhmat Grozny 24 5 9 10 21 32 13 2 7 4 12 16 11 3 2 6 9 16 -11 24
15 Orenburg 23 6 5 12 26 37 11 3 3 5 13 15 12 3 2 7 13 22 -11 23
16 Krylya Sovetov 24 6 4 14 25 35 12 2 3 7 13 18 12 4 1 7 12 17 -10 22

  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 24 17 5 2 50 11 13 8 5 0 31 7 11 9 0 2 19 4 39 56
2 Lokomotiv Moskva 24 14 5 5 35 25 11 6 2 3 15 11 13 8 3 2 20 14 10 47
3 Krasnodar 22 11 8 3 36 22 11 6 5 0 19 8 11 5 3 3 17 14 14 41
4 Rostov 24 12 5 7 42 45 12 8 2 2 21 13 12 4 3 5 21 32 -3 41
5 CSKA Moskva 24 10 7 7 29 26 12 5 3 4 12 13 12 5 4 3 17 13 3 37
6 Spartak Moskva 24 9 5 10 27 25 12 3 3 6 8 12 12 6 2 4 19 13 2 32
7 Ufa 24 7 10 7 18 20 11 5 3 3 14 11 13 2 7 4 4 9 -2 31
8 Dinamo Moskva 23 8 7 8 20 25 12 3 4 5 10 13 11 5 3 3 10 12 -5 31
9 Sochi 24 7 7 10 37 30 13 5 2 6 26 15 11 2 5 4 11 15 7 28
10 Arsenal Tula 24 8 4 12 28 32 12 3 3 6 16 16 12 5 1 6 12 16 -4 28
11 Ural 24 7 7 10 29 44 12 4 2 6 19 23 12 3 5 4 10 21 -15 28
12 Rubin Kazan' 24 6 8 10 14 25 11 3 2 6 5 11 13 3 6 4 9 14 -11 26
13 Tambov 24 7 4 13 28 31 12 5 1 6 16 13 12 2 3 7 12 18 -3 25
14 Akhmat Grozny 24 5 9 10 21 32 13 2 7 4 12 16 11 3 2 6 9 16 -11 24
15 Orenburg 23 6 5 12 26 37 11 3 3 5 13 15 12 3 2 7 13 22 -11 23
16 Krylya Sovetov 24 6 4 14 25 35 12 2 3 7 13 18 12 4 1 7 12 17 -10 22

Tambov Zenit
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
24 12 4 Played P 4 11 24
7 5 1 Won W 4 9 17
4 1 0 Drew D 0 0 5
13 6 3 Lost L 0 2 2
28 16 4 Scored S 9 19 50
31 13 8 Conceded C 2 4 11
92% 92% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 88%
83% 83% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 64% 67%
58% 50% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 27% 42%
8% 8% 25% Over 3.5 O 3.5 25% 18% 25%
4% 8% 25% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 12%
50% 25% 50% BTTS BTTS 50% 18% 38%
25% 42% 0% Clean Sheets C S 50% 64% 54%
33% 42% 50% Failed to Score F T 0% 18% 21%
 
3.2 3.3 2.8 Corners for (avg) C F 5.5 5.5 5.8
5.1 4.4 6 Corners against (avg) C A 4.8 5 3.7
2.8 2.2 2.2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.5 2.3 2.2
4 2 1 Red cards R C 0 0 2
 
269 161 49 Total Shots T S 67 176 411
89 51 14 Shots on Target S O 29 59 143
31% 31% 29% Goal Efficiency G E 31% 32% 35%
Key stats in Premier League this season:
  • Zenit has the fewest conceded goals (11)
  • Zenit has the fewest conceded goals (4) away
  • Zenit has the fewest conceded goals in the first half (2)
  • Zenit has the fewest dropped points from leading position (0)
  • Zenit has the most clean sheets (13)
  • Zenit has the most scored goals (50)
  • Zenit has the most scored goals in the second half (27)
  • Zenit has the the best goal difference (+15) away
  • Zenit has the the best goal difference (+39)
  • Zenit have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Zenit haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • Zenit is in the best form (4-2-0)

Tambov:
Bookie Tambov Draw Zenit

Read more about Premier League

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.