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UCL: BVB vs Zenit

Zenit St Petersburg was precarious in all competitions and they also lost to Club Brugge at the last minute in their opening Champions League match. And Dortmund lost to Lazio, so 3 points is a prerequisite for the two clubs if you want to maintain the race to continue in Group F. 

Emre Can tested positive for COVID-19 last weekend and will be absent from Borussia Dortmund, Manuel Akanji will at least return to make up for his absence. Thorgan Hazard has returned from his first appearance in more than a month in Dortmund's 3-0 win over Schalke in the derby on Saturday. Nico Schulz is close to returning to the home team but will be absent midweek. Dan-Axel Zagadou and Marcel Schmelzer are also eliminated from the home team. Marco Reus should return to Dortmund after being named on the bench at the weekend and Axel Witsel has not done well this season and has been left on the bench against Schalke, he may have to settle for a position on the bench again here. There have been more than 2.5 goals scored in 5 of Borussia Dortmund's last 6 matches (Champions League). Borussia Dortmund are hoping to win again after their last result, a 3-0 Bundesliga 1 win over Schalke. In that match, Borussia Dortmund held the ball 74% and took 18 shots, of which 7 were on target, goals were scored by Manuel Akanji (55 '), Erling Håland (61') and Mats Hummels (78 '). A frequent feature of Borussia Dortmund's recent matches is that the number 5 matches only 1 team scored.

Douglas Santos has served a Champions League ban and is likely to return as left-back this game and Malcom is still out of the squad due to a knee problem. After being defeated in the last match at the hands of Rubin Kazan in the Premier League, Zenit St Petersburg is hoping to turn things around here. Zenit St Petersburg's sole scorer was Aleksandr Yerokhin (26 ') but was overturned later. In the last 6 appearances, Zenit St Petersburg has scored a total of 13 goals, Sine-Belo-Golubye was also on the scoreboard in each of those matches, in that time, they have witnessed I conceded a goal.