RB Leipzig – Zenit
RB Leipzig welcomes Zenit in a match from the 1/8-finals of the Europa League. Let us examine this clash in our vip soccer bets for today.
RB Leipzig reached this phase of the competition after eliminating one of the favourites for the trophy – Napoli. It’s safe to say that the German team was the underdog in this clash, but the club from Leipzig made a very good first game against Napoli, which was enough for them to continue.
RB Leipzig won the first match in Naples with 3-1, before losing with 0-2 at home in the rematch. But despite of this, their performance in the first leg was enough for them to continue to the next round. RB surprised a lot of people with doing that, but it’s a fact now – they are still in the competition.
Roberto Mancini’s Zenit reached the 1/8-finals after eliminating Scottish champions Celtic. Zenit lost the first leg at Glasgow with 0-1, but a dominant 3-0 win in the rematch ensured that Zenit will go through in the tournament. It was a great performance by the Russian side in the rematch. Goals by Branislav Ivanovic, Daler Kuzyaev and Aleksandr Kokorin helped Zenit to reach the next phase of the competition.
It’s hard to say which one of these two teams is the favourite here. Zenit are the club with a bigger European experience, but RB Leipzig are doing well in a very tough league like the Bundesliga. And they showed their strenght against a powerhouse like Napoli. But in same time, Zenit have the advantage to play the second leg at home. Be careful with this one, it’s tricky.
These are our vip soccer bets for the Europa League game between RB Leipzig and Zenit. Good luck!