Zenit St. Petersburg – Arsenal Tula: 19th March 2017
Zenit St. Petersburg
The team led by Mircea Lucescu passes through the most difficult period of time in which the novel was installs on the bench. It has recorded no less than three consecutive negative results in the league (two draws – 0-0 both on the ground in Rostov, and that of titratable CSKA and one defeat, 0-1 against Amkar from Peer). At the moment, the team from city built by Peter the Great conclude podium First Division, with a total of 36 points, tied with CSKA Mosocova and 9 lengths behind leaders Spartak Moscow, which has a game in addition disputed . Thus, in the perspective of fighting for the title, Zenit is obliged to beat Arsenal Tula.
Regarding formula home that will address the meeting on Sunday is more than likely that Mircea Lucescu to use it from the first minute the former quarterback of the Chelsea, Branislav Ivanovic, who debuted for Zenit in stages precedence. Also “Il Luce” will appeal to Danny and Artur Yusupov in formula to start, it will operate a few small changes from the previous round.
Alexander novel band Bourcea ranks number 14 in the Russian championship. It has accumulated just 15 runs in three wins and 6 draws, being 4 points behind the Ural, which occupies the first position in the relegation zone outside. The main problem in Tula band is effective in attack this season, Arsenal scoring just 8 goals in 19 matches in which has been employed, being the weakest team in terms of offensive efficiency compartment. Should this not be correct in the shortest time possible, Bourcea and the band will head slowly but surely, to the second division.
The prospect of a duel against a team of superior value, the coach will rely on a team going ultra defensive placed in a 5-4-1 with peak attack only Rasic and Bourcea behind him. Yet even in these conditions it will be extremely difficult for them to go undefeated St. Petersburg.