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Zenit St Petersburg vs Rostov Predictions & Tips - Zenit to continue sensational home form in Russia

  • Zenit St Petersburg vs Rostov predictions for Friday’s Russian Premier League match
  • The game is being played at Saint-Petersburg Stadium (4pm GMT)
  • Zenit have won by 3+ goals in their last 3 home matches
  • Can the Russian champions win again in St Petersburg?
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Artem Dzyuba
Artem Dzyuba has scored 7 goals in Zenit's last 5 home matches (Getty Images)
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Eddy Tora 02 Dec 2021
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Zenit St Petersburg vs Rostov Predictions


Zenit St Petersburg have a fantastic home record in the Premier League. The Russian champions are backed to beat Rostov with Artem Dzyuba on target.
  • Zenit St Petersburg vs Rostov Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Zenit St Petersburg Form
  • Zenit St Petersburg Injuries & Team News
  • Rostov Form
  • Rostov Injuries & Team News
  • Zenit St Petersburg vs Rostov Live Stream FAQ

  • Zenit St Petersburg have won 11 of their last 12 home matches (Premier League).
  • Zenit St Petersburg have won by 3+ goals in their last 3 home matches (Premier League).
  • Zenit St Petersburg’s Artem Dzyuba has scored 7 goals in his last 5 home matches (Premier League).
  • Zenit St Petersburg have won 4 of their last 5 matches against Rostov (Premier League).
  • Rostov have lost 5 of their last 7 away matches (all competitions).
  • Rostov have failed to score in 2 of their last 3 away matches (all competitions).

Head to Head


Zenit St Petersburg have a 28-13 advantage against Rostov with 12 draws in 53 matches.

Zenit St Petersburg Form


Zenit St Petersburg sit four points clear at the top of the table in Russia. 

Sergey Semak’s side have won their last three home games in the Premier League; 7-1 against Spartak Moscow, 4-1 against Dinamo Moscow and 5-1 against Nizhny Novgorod.

Zenit recently drew 1-1 at Malmo in the Champions League. Their best hope is third spot in Group H to be able to compete in the Europa League.

Zenit St Petersburg are coming off a 2-0 win at CSKA Moscow. Claudinho opened the scoring with Andrey Mostovoy wrapping it up in added time.

Zenit St Petersburg Injuries & Team News


Goalkeeper Stanislav Kritciuk is out after undergoing knee surgery.

Midfielder Wendel is close to returning from injury.

Expect Artem Dzyuba to replace Sardar Azmoun up front.

Rostov Form


Rostov had a poor start to the season and sit three points above the relegation zone. They recently installed Vitaliy Kafanov as manager, their fourth head coach of the season.

Kafanov’s side went three matches unbeaten in the Premier League; 1-1 against Spartak Moscow, 5-1 against Rubin Kazan and 2-2 against Ufa.

Rostov are coming off a 2-0 defeat at Akhmat Grozny. They were unbeaten after having 0.39-1.89 expected goals.

Rostov Injuries & Team News


Kento Hashimoto and Pavel Mamaev are injured with Nikolay Poyarkov and Armin Gigovic doubtful.

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Verdict

Zenit regularly win by big margins at home in the Premier League. The Russian champions should be far too strong for Rostov, especially with Artem Dzyuba back in the starting side.

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