Wednesday evening at 9:45 p.m. hours Atletico Madrid will meet Zenit in the first stage from Group G of the UEFA Champions League. Austria Vienna and FC Porto are also part of this group, which at first glance seems very balanced.
Atletico Madrid began the new season of perfect Primera Division after four rounds have maximum points. Atletico was imposed in the weekend 4-2 against Almeria, Diego Costa reaching four successes in the championship. It will duel with Zenit rate but due to a suspension. Atletico Madrid are on equal points with leader Barcelona in La Liga. In the official parties of the season, the home team in this game was not defeated. At home Atletico scored ten goals in three games played.
Because suspendaraii Diego Costa, Adrian will star alongside David Villa in attack. A pretty important Atletico player, Arda Turan will be left on the bench, following the mid to evolve Raul Garcia in place. Arda had weak developments in this championship debut.
Zenit are in good shape before this match. Russian team was not defeated in the last ten matches played in all competitions. In these duels Zenit recorded eight wins. This weekend was won at home 2: 0 in dispute with Terek. Premier League Zenit are in second place, three points behind leader CSKA Moscow. To reach the Champions League Zenit went smoothly Ferreira 4-2 at home and 4-1 away.
Luciano Spaletti will not be based on Hulk star player, it having some medical problems. Besides the Brazilian, Russian technician has no other problems with the players. Danny will evolve in the left lane that Arshavin will play on the right.