Zenit St Petersburg
16:00 GMT 23 August 2018
The Zenit vs. Molde match will be played on Thursday, August 23, at the Saint Petersburg Stadium, Saint Petersburg. This is the Europa League final qualifying stage. In the previous round, Zenit eliminated Dinamo Minsk by 8:5 on aggregate, while Molde was better than Hibernian by 3:0 on aggregate.
This will be the first game between these two teams.
Zenit pulled out a miracle victory over Dinamo Minsk in the previous round. They beat them by 8:1 after extra time in Sankt Petersburg, after they lost the first match in Belarus by 4:0! To make the things even more interesting, Zenit conceded a goal first during extra time, but managed to return in the match again and score another four goals. In Russian Premier League they are currently first with the maximum of 12 points after four games. Zenit is the only team in Russian Premier League that started the season with four consecutive victories.
Latest matches: Zenit St Petersburg
|19.08.2018||Prem||Zenit St Petersburg||FC Ural Yekaterinburg||4:1||W|
|16.08.2018||UEFA||Zenit St Petersburg||FC Dinamo Minsk||8:1||W|
|13.08.2018||Prem||FC Rubin Kazan||Zenit St Petersburg||0:1||W|
|09.08.2018||UEFA||FC Dinamo Minsk||Zenit St Petersburg||4:0||L|
|04.08.2018||Prem||Zenit St Petersburg||Arsenal Tula||1:0||W|
Molde didn't have any problems against Scottish Hibernian. After recording a goalless draw in Scotland, Norwegian team easily beat them at home by 3:0 and qualifying for the final round. Molde is not doing great in Norwegian league at the moment, they are fourth with 33 points, eight less than the current leaders Brann.
Latest matches: Molde FK
|19.08.2018||Elit||Stabaek Fotball||Molde FK||3:1||L|
|16.08.2018||UEFA||Molde FK||Hibernian FC||3:0||W|
|12.08.2018||Elit||Molde FK||SK Brann||5:1||W|
|09.08.2018||UEFA||Hibernian FC||Molde FK||0:0||D|
|05.08.2018||Elit||Lillestrom SK||Molde FK||2:2||D|
Zenit is the favorite to win the upcoming game. We expect to see over 2.5 goals.
23 August 2018 - 16:00 GMT
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