Borussia Dortmund vs Zenit Preview, Tips and Odds

Borussia Dortmund will welcome Zenit to Signal Iduna Park for a game of the 2nd group stage round of the Champions League on Wednesday. The two sides are on the bottom of the standings in group F, both without points yet and separated only on goal difference.

Borussia Dortmund vs Zenit Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last games Last games home/away
Borussia Dortmund Loss 1 W/ 0 D/ 1 L 0 W/ 0 D/ 1 L
Zenit Win 1 W/ 0 D/ 1 L 1 W/ 0 D/ 0 L

Last game between the teams: 19.03.2014 Champions League: Borussia Dortmund – Zenit 1:2; Sebastian Kehl 38’; Hulk 16’, Salomon Rondon 73’
Last game at this venue: 19.03.2014 Champions League: Borussia Dortmund – Zenit 1:2; Sebastian Kehl 38’; Hulk 16’, Salomon Rondon 73’

Worth mentioning: The teams of Borussia Dortmund and Zenit have met two times on the football field so far, with both games played in 2014 and part of their 1/8 final clash in the Champions League. The 1st leg was held in Russia and Borussia took a solid 2:4 advantage heading for the return fixture at home. Three weeks later at Signal Iduna Park it was Zenit who prevailed with 1:2 score, but it was not enough and BVB went through to the quarter-finals. Both H2H clashes were won by the visiting sides, and both witnenessed goals at both ends and produced over 2,5 goals.

Borussia Dortmund vs Zenit Stats

As of 26.10 Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Borussia Dortmund Win 6 W/ 0 D/ 4 L 4 W/ 0 D/ 1 L
Zenit Loss 4 W/ 3 D/ 3 L 1 W/ 3 D/ 1 L

Last game Borussia Dortmund: 24.10.2020 Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund – Schalke 3:0; Manuel Akanji 55’, Erling Haaland 61’, Mats Hummels 78’
Top performers Borussia Dortmund: Erling Haaland 6 goals 2 assists, Giovanni Reyna 2 goals 3 assists, Manuel Akanji 1 goal.
Next game Borussia Dortmund: 31.10.2020 Bundesliga: Arminia Bielefeld – Borussia Dortmund
Last game Zenit: 24.10.2020 Premier League: Zenit – Rubin Kazan 1:2; Aleksandr Erokhin 26’; Djordje Despotovic 43’, Darko Jevtic 69’
Top performers Zenit: Artem Dzyuba 6 goals 3 assists, Sardar Azmoun 6 goals, Aleksandr Arokhin 5 goals 2 assists.
Next game Zenit: 01.11.2020 Premier League: Khimki – Zenit

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2.5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
Borussia Dortmund 22-12 8 4 5
Zenit 20-10 6 7 2

Worth mentioning: Borussia Dortmund trashed local rivals Schalke in the Rurh derby at the weekend with 3:0 score. The team has been inconsistent of late, but all of the five victories achieved across the last eight encounters were garnered with a clean sheet. No draw has been registered in BVB’s last ten encounters. All but one of the team’s last five matches featured over 2,5 goals, as two saw both involved sides to score.
Just four days later after the 1:2 loss to Club Brugge at home in the first game of the group stage in the Champions League, Zenit suffered another home defeat with the same score, this time to domestic rivals Rubin Kazan. Zenit had lost just one of the previous eighteen matches across all tournaments, but now are on a poor run of just one triumph in the last four encounters. The Russians had not conceded more than a goal in the eighteen matches prior to the last week’s clashes. Four of Zenit last five games resulted in over 2,5 goals and also four witnessed goals at both ends.

Borussia Dortmund vs Zenit News

Missing players Borussia Dortmund: Emre Can, Dan-Axel Zagadou and Marcel Schmelzer are injured.
Missing players Zenit: Douglas Santos is suspended. Malcom is injured.

Borussia Dortmund vs Zenit Predictions

Borussia Dortmund to win -1 handicap – 1.90 @ bet365