Tonight starting with 19:45 in EUROPE: Champions League – Group Stage Round 1, Valencia will play against those of Zenit Petersburg a very unbalanced competition. This will be the first meeting between these two teams in European competition and both teams will look to take advantage of this competition and ti get victorious.
Valencia made history this year for Spain, which is the only country in the world that has sent five teams in UEFA Champions League football in a single season. Spaniards have eliminated the French from AS Monaco in play-off, managed a 3-1 win on tour at home and lost 2-1 in the return in France. In the last game of the championship, Valencia won 1-0 away match in Gijon 1-0.
In Primera Division the team recorded one victory and two draws and are in a great form being placed at the moment on the eight place in the standings.
Zenit St. Petersburg is the champion of Russia – Premier League season and managed and a direct qualification for the Champions League because they finished on the 1st place. After eight rounds played in the national championship the guests today are ranked on the 3rd place in the rankings with 16 points. Before the start of the UEFA Champions League, Zenit finished tied 2-2 the match against CSKA Moscow.
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