After his victory of the first leg, Villarreal can be content to manage. For its part, the Zénit has no choice and will have to throw the assault of the Spanish goal.
Villarreal vs Zenit St. Petersburg Europa League
In the previous round, Sporting Portugal’s players fell to Sevilla in the league (3-0) before being beaten by Atletico Madrid at home (2-0). This weekend, they gave themselves a good breath of air by winning Levant (2-0) and came out of the relegation zone. Surprising in the first leg, the partners of Karl Toko-Ekambi went to win (1-3) in Russia.
Zenit is in bad shape in this competition after the defeat of the first leg. However, Serguei Semak’s men are well ahead of their championship in Russia and are 5 points ahead of Krasnodar, their dolphin, after winning their first two games since the resumption of the competition against Ural (0-1) and Ufal (2-1) .. In the previous round, they lost in Turkey against Fenerbahce (0-1) before reversing the return trend (3-1).
The staff for Villarreal vs Zenit St. Petersburg
For Villarreal, the two good midfielders Pablo Fornals and Alfonso Pedroza are uncertain. On the other hand, the holder Triguesos is absent as well as the substitutes Bonera, Javi Fuego and Bruno Seriano.
Several executives are absent for Zenit. These are the attackers Kokorin (personal reasons) and Ekhorin, the top scorer. The strong Russian international Dzyuba is the major offensive asset of this formation. The experienced Marchision is uncertain.
Villarreal can settle for a game or even a defeat with a goal of difference to reach the quarterfinals.
Our Free Betting Tips Villarreal vs Zenit St. Petersburg
Well embarked in this double confrontation, Villarreal players can resist Zenit. Draw
Betting Tips: Over 2.5 goals