In last ten matches Zenit won an amazing number of nine versus Lokomotiv but they’ve lost the most important one. In last season’s Champions League final four tournament, Lokomotiv and Zenit faced in semifinals and Lokomotiv got that supremely valuable 3-2 win and advanced to finals (and won it evenutally).
So we can assume that there is a huge motive for revenge in Zenit’s squad. Alekno’s men have already won this season versus Lokomotiv at home (3-1) and are looking to clinch playoff berth by winning this match.
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