Real Betis vs Zenit prediction, odds, and free betting tips (24/02/2022)

Real Betis have a slender aggregate lead that has put them on the brink of reaching the next round in the Europa League, but Zenit St Petersburg still have a chance in the second leg.

Real Betis vs Zenit – Europa League Betting Tips & Predictions

Real Betis raced to a 2-0 lead in the first leg through goals from Rodriguez and Willian Jose, but Zenit pulled level with two quick goals. A goal from Guardado just before the break proved to be the winner in this tie.

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Real Betis to win the game

Real Betis continue to lay down the market with a fantastic run of form that has seen them pick up four consecutive victories in all competitions. Even though Zenit St Petersburg also have been winning a lot of games in recent weeks, playing away from home in Europe has always not been Zenit’s biggest strength. The last away success for Zenit in the Europa League was in 2017.

Total goals over 2.5

Zenit St Petersburg proved that they are no pushovers in the first leg after managing to come back from a 2-0 deficit. Even if the Russian outfit went on to lose the match, the offensive threat of Zenit is a big problem for Real Betis in this home game. An early advantage for Zenit could through the plans in disarray.

Both teams to score – yes

Zenit St Petersburg might be at the top of the tree in the Russian league, but they have not kept a clean sheet in three consecutive matches. Real Betis have managed to concede in a remarkable five consecutive games. In Europe, the Spanish team have kept just one clean sheet in the last five.

Real Betis vs Zenit: Match Preview and Team News

Real Betis

Real Betis have been boosted by the return of Nabil Fekir for this game. Coach Manuel Pellegrini has also been boosted by the return of players like Claudio Bravo and Sergio Canales. Juan Miranda and Martin Montoya are certainly ruled out of the game, while Víctor Camarasa is doubtful for this encounter.


Zenit St Petersburg have a terrible record in away matches in the European games. Sergey Semak is likely to use Yuri Alberto from the bench for this game. The coach will make a late call on the availability of Dejan Lovren, who is an injury doubt. Stanislav Kritsyuk was unavailable for the first leg and he is looking likely to miss the second leg as well.

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Where is the match going to take place? Estadio Benito Villamarin

When will this match start? February 24, 2022 at 20:00 GMT

Who is the favourite team to win the game? Real Betis

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