Saturday morning at 12:30 Volga Novgorod will meet Zenit in the 4th round of the Premier League in Russia. Last year Zenit managed to win both games, 2-1 away and 3-1 at home. Both matches played between the two confrontations were spectacular.
Volga Novgorod are a strong team this season that has a very good offensive appetite. In all three matches played so far in the Premier League Volga, they have scored at least three goals per game. In the first stage Volga drew 2-2 with Dynamo Moscow, the team coached by Dan Petrescu. Then those of Novgorod were defeated 1-2 at home to Lokomotiv Moscow after having failed to win at newly promoted Ural 2-1. Only CFR Cluj defeated Volga Novgorod in training. Andrei Buivolov was injured and will miss this match. After the great developments of previous parties Mukendi Mulumba will be tenured in this match. Most likely we will see the same 11 who won the Ural last week. Team meetings are legitiati Aces host of two Romanian Mihaita Plesan and Ropotan. Last will be tenured in this match.
Volga Novgorod probable team: Abayev – Polyanin, Polczak, Bulgaru, Kolodin – Ropotan, Karyaca, Shulelin, Putsila – Sychev – Mukendi
Zenit is the clear favorite in this match but played Volga how far should have a tough game. Zenit won away to Nordsjaelland 1-0 in the first leg of the third round in the UEFA Champions League prelimiar. Zenit started the season very poorly with a score infrangre with CKSA Moscow 0-3 in the Russian Super Cup. Zenit in the first round was won 2-1 at FC Krasnodar then they were defeated Rubin Kazan 2-1. In the last round of Premier League, guest band the Aces confrontation drew 1-1 at home to Kuban Krasnodar, the team coached by Dorinel Munteanu. It seems that the right lane will be preferred experienced defensive Tymoshchuc, closing midfielder by trade. Zenit are many problems with the players, Anyukov, Bukharov, Shirokov and Criscito being injured. Also Zhevnov and Malafeev are uncertain and likely will not play in this confrontation. In goal will enter Lodygin while Hubocan will play on the left lane of the defense. The attack most likely we will see the trio made up of Danny, Hulk and Kherzakov.
Zenit probable team: Lodygin – Tymoshchuc, Lombaets, Neto, Hubocan – Fayzulin, Zyryanov, Witsel – Danny, Hulk, Kherzakov