UCL : Zenit are in form
The teammates of Artyom Dzyuba continued their march forward winning again this Friday against Arsenal Toula (3-1), on the 9th day of the Russian championship. With a record of six wins, two draws and a single loss, Saint-Petersburg have made a rather convincing start to the season. Thanks to this 3rd consecutive victory in all competitions, the men of Sergei Semak arrive at the Groupama Stadium as leader of their league and with good confidence.
As to Lyon's other opponents, Benfica also won on Saturday against Gil Vicente (2-0) on the fifth matchday of Liga Sagres. The German club Leipzig, meanwhile, managed to take a good point at home stadium against Bayern Munich (1-1) and thus maintain its leading position in the Bundesliga.