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It’s one of the biggest games in Russian football and it’s set to be a dramatic encounter with a lot of goals in it. Zenit and CSKA are without a defeat so far in the season, but that’s not such a big surprise considering this is the 7th round of the Russian Premier League.
CSKA Moscow occupy the 2nd spot but a win here could send them on the top 2 points clear of Spartak Nalchik. So the home side will be blazing for this game going for a win. They have top class players in their ranks and even some of the best teams in Europe had problems coping with them in the Champions League where CSKA managed a 3-3 draw against Manchester United at Old Trafford and even beat Sevilla in Spain. Their best players are the emerging Japanese star Honda, the Serbian talent Krasic who will probably make a big summer move to one of the premier competitions in Europe (Seria A, Bundesliga, Primera or English Premier League). They also got Gonzales who scored a shocker from over 30 meters against Sevilla.
However, the bookies are well aware that the win won’t come easy for CSKA Moscow in this game as they offer very high odds for the home side. Bet365 offers 2.1 for CSKA to win thus you can expect them to have some problems handling Zenit. The last time these two teams met, it ended 2-0 for Zenit.
BetOnWins Prediction: Although CSKA Moscow are favorites to win this game, it won’t be an easy task for them which is why we advise you to bet on Both Teams to Score, aka Goal/Goal which is offered at around 1.95 at most online bookies.