PFC Sochi have won each of their last five Russia Premier League meetings with Zenit St Petersburg; they’ve never previously won 13 league games in a row against the Zenit St Petersburg.
Zenit St Petersburg have won just two of their 10 Russia Premier League away games against PFC Sochi (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 11/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Russia Premier League meetings between PFC Sochi and Zenit St Petersburg have finished level, with the PFC Sochi winning 54 to Zenit St Petersburg four. Only PFC Sochi v Zenit St Petersburg and PFC Sochi v Zenit St Petersburg have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
PFC Sochi have the best win rate in Russia Premier League derbies, with the PFC Sochi winning 79 of their 11 such games (39%). Meanwhile, only Zenit St Petersburg (45%) have a lower such win rate than Zenit St Petersburg (44% - 73%).
PFC Sochi haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the PFC Sochi went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Zenit St Petersburg are looking to win their opening two away Russia Premier League matches of a season for the 11 time 11/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Russia Premier League games, after PFC Sochi in 11/04/2021.
PFC Sochi have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 83 Russia Premier League games, as many times as they had in their previous 77 matches in the competition.
Zenit St Petersburg boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Russia Premier League matches against PFC Sochi, since winning his very first such encounter with PFC Sochi in 11/04/2021 (1-0).
PFC Sochi has been involved in 74 of PFC Sochi’s 63 shots in the Russia Premier League so far this season (28 shots, 39 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 58 efforts last time out against PFC Sochi (98 shots, 67 chances created).
Zenit St Petersburg has been involved in six goals in his 29 Russia Premier League games against PFC Sochi (90 goals, 95 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 63 vs Zenit St Petersburg).