For the second round of the Europa League taking the lead of the group L. The two teams score 3 points after beating their opponents in the debut. Whoever wins this duel will soon be in the lead in isolation.
This game promises to be highly valued by the teams due to the moment they meet. If on the one hand the Zenit wants to follow the good phase, the other side wants to return to the path of victories.
Analysis for Zenit:
Before reaching the group stage of this competition Zenit passed by Yehuda (Isr) and then by Utrecht (Hol) in the preliminary phase. Already in the group group stage of Zenit is in first place after a 0x5 victory against the Vardar Skopje away from home.
In this showdown despite not having taken goals, Zenit gave space to the opponent in some moments of the game.
This was more because the Russian team prioritized the offensive system, which is their characteristic.
In the Russian championship the team comes from victory over Krasnodar by 0x2, away, after 11 rounds the team is leading with (27 points, 21 goals scored and 3 conceded).
Analysis for Real Sociedad:
The visiting team reach this second round of Group L after a win in their debut in this group stage, for Rosenborg, by (4-0).
For the Spanish championship Real Sociedad comes from home defeat by 2-3, against Valencia, adding the third game followed without knowing what it is to win.
This is a team that plays forward, always acting in 4-3-3, to get an idea in the last 3 games playing outside, scored 7 goals and suffered the same 7.
Prediction Zenit vs Real Sociedad:
Zenit have the support of their fans to win the 3 points and maintain the good phase of the season, even taking few goals in the Russian league,
the team will have a lot of work to stop the attack of the Spanish team, I believe it will be a well disputed and open game. I think there will be at least 3 goals in the game.