Borussia Dortmund vs Zenit St Petersburg: 10 Vital Statistics


10. Dortmund beat Zenit 4-2 in Russia in the first leg of this Champions League encounter, their third away win in Europe this season. Dortmund are 1.30 to win again.

9. Jurgen Klopp’s side lost 2-1 to Borussia Moenchengladbach at the weekend, ending a three-game winning streak started in Russia. Zenit are 10.50 to win on Wednesday.

8. Zenit have failed to score in their two matches since losing to Dortmund (D, L) and are 2.08 not to net in the Westfalenstadion.

7. The Russian side have recorded just six shots on target during these two games and are 1.78 to lose/lose on the HT/FT this week.

6. Dortmund have won just two of five home games in 2014 (W2 D1 L2) but both wins yielded +2.5 goals. They are 2.04 to net +2.5 goals on Wednesday.

5. Robert Lewandowski scored twice for Dortmund in St Petersburg and the striker has six goals from eight games in 2014. Lewandowski is 3.50 match favourite to score first.

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4. Prior to a 1-0 defeat at CSKA Moscow on Saturday, Zenit had scored in all of their 15 away games this season and are 1.63 to do so in the Westfalenstadion.

3. Zenit striker Hulk has recorded more shots off target than any other player in the Champions League (16), and the second most on target (27) behind Cristiano Ronaldo. The Brazilian is 4.60 to score.

2. Dortmund’s Nuri Sahin has covered more distance in the Champions League than any player of either side this season (84,831 metres) but is yet to score for his team. Sahin is 4.75 to net.

1. Only three players have scored for Zenit in the Champions League this season (Hulk - 3, Aleksandr Kerzhakov - 2, and Oleg Shatov - 1). Kerzhakov is 4.90 to score on Wednesday.