UCL Preview: Zenit Vs. Dortmund, Key-stats, Line-up, Odds, Prediction

Jadon Sancho-Borussia Dortmund

Zenith St. Petersburg will host German side Borussia Dortmund in their last Champions League game for this season.

 Stadium: Gazprom Arena

 Key Statistics

The home team have scored in 15 straight home games

They have also conceded on average 2.2 goals per game in the Champions League this season

Dortmund are winless in three games (D2, L1)

Injured Erling Haaland has scored 60% of Dortmund’s goal in the group stage this season.

They are unbeaten in their last four away games.


Zenith head into this tie with nothing to play for. Win, lose or draw, the Russians will finish bottom of their group. They will be looking to salvage some pride and bow out of this year’s edition of the Champions League in some style.

Possible Line-up

Andrey Lunev, Sutormin, Dmitri Chistyakov, Yaroslav Rakitsky, Yuri Zhirkov, Sabatian Driussi, Douglas Santos,Magomed Ozdev, Malcom, Sardar Azmoun, Artem Dzyuba.

Dejan Lovren is the only injury doubt Zenith.

Borussia Dortmund

Lucien Favre’s side have qualified for the next round, but will be looking to end their group stages as group winners. They travel to Russia on a poor run of form but can kick on from here if they muster a performance worthy of a team with their talent. 

Possible Line-up

Roman Burki, Lukasz Piszczek, Mats Hummels, Dan-Axel Zagadou, Morey, Mahmoud Dahoud, Axel Witsel, Schulz; Giovanni Reyna, Marco Reus, Jordan Sancho.

 Key striker Erling Braut Haaland remains sidelined with a muscle injury while Manuel Akanji, Raphael Guerreiro, Thomas Delaney, Thomas Meunier, Reinier Jesus and Marcel Schmelzer all remain on the sidelines.


Zenith : Draw : Dortmund :: 4.74: 3.80: 1.72


  • Zenith 1-2 Borussia Dortmund
  • Over 2.5 goals
  • Both teams to score