Champions League specials: Five bets ahead of Zenit St Petersburg vs Benfica

European football's premier competition returns with a bang as Goal.com looks ahead to second night of the last 16 matches
With the Champions League knockout stages about to begin, Goal.com previews the games and analyses where the longer shot bets are.

Benfica finished top of Group C - from which Manchester United were eliminated - while Zenit finished second behind surprise package APOEL.

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MATCH BETS


BET ODDS
1
Draw in first leg
21/10
Zenit's defeat against APOEL Nicosia in their first group game is the only loss in either team's Champions League campaign this season, with Benfica undefeated in their six matches.

2
0-0 draw
11/2
Zenit have drawn their last two Champions League ties 0-0.

3
Benfica to win by two or more goals
11/2
Benfica have won eight of their last nine games by two or more goals.

4
Cardozo to score two or more goals
8/1
Oscar Cardozo is Benfica's leading scorer in this competition, having scored 11 goals in his last 10 games.

5
Shirokov to open the scoring
9/1
Roman Shirokov has scored three goals in the Champions League so far, two of which came in the first in Zenit's first game.