In the stage number seven Premier League in Russia, Zenit will meet on Lokomotiv Moscow home. The game will begin Sunday at 12:30.
Zenit was qualified for the Champions League after last Pacos de Ferreira, with two wins. First Portugal 4-1 and then 4-2 at home. Zenit are in good shape, with eight consecutive games without failure, of which six were imposed. Last round in the Premier League, Zenit drew 1-1 at Dynamo Moscow, the team coached by Dan Petrescu. Zenit are currently four, six points away from leader CSKA Moscow, but have played a game less.
Fayzulin and Zhevnov are uncertain for this game and it is uncertain whether they will be put on the scoresheet at the match. Hulk and Criscito has not yet returned and completes the injured list that includes goalkeeper Malafeev and Bystrov. Instead the team will return Kherzakov is announced as the holder in this match. Danny is in good shape after the double success against Pacos de Ferreira.
Lokomotiv Moscow has reached three consecutive wins after success with the revelation championship score 5-0, FK Rostov. Lokomotiv climbed to second in the standings, just four points behind the leader CSKA Moscow. But it will be very difficult to win away to Zenit. Lokomotiv has one of the best defenses in the league with only six goals conceded, like their opponent in this game. Visitors of this game so far scored 14 goals in six games, with the strongest attack in the Premier League.
Lassana Diarra, former player of Real Madrid and Anzhi will debut as the holder in this confrontation. Dame N’Doye has recovered from injury suffered in the attack but will evolve Caicedo. Guilherme is only absent from camp guests.