Monthly Archives: December 2011

Serie A Round 1 Highlights

Round 1 of Serie A has been played, finally. It wasn’t played back in August because of the players’ strike, and was moved to December. Siena 0 – Fiorentina 0 10 yellow cards, no goals. Cagliari 0 – Milan 2 … Continue reading

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Serie A Round 16 Highlights

Chievo 2 – Cagliari 0 Thereau 35, Sardo 57 Fiorentina 2 – Atalanta 2 Gilardino 9, Jovetic 88 – Masiello 81, Denis 86 Five minutes from time Denis scored and celebrated what looked like a late winner, but Jovetic equalized … Continue reading

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Champions League Draw, good for Zenit?

The results of today’s Champions League Draw for the 1/8: Lyon – APOEL Napoli – Chelsea Milan – Arsenal Basel – Bayern Bayer – Barcelona CSKA – Real Zenit – Benfica Marseille – Inter First leg matches will be played … Continue reading

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Zenit News

Monday: Zenit fined Euro 50K by UEFA for the APOEL CL match incident. No additional sanctions. Good! Tuesday: Spalletti met with the Gazprom CEO Miller on Tuesday, it is reported that they did not discuss transfers. The club’s board meeting … Continue reading

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Serie A Round 15 Highlights

Siena 0 – Genoa 2 Rossi 57, Palacio 90 The only real highlight was Destro spectacularly hitting the underside of the crossbar from 5 meters out, right in front of goal with no one marking him, incredible miss. Palermo 0 … Continue reading

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Zenit: Weekly News Summary

Tuesday: Zenit played the last match of 2011, drawing 0-0 away at Porto and qualifying for the Champions League playoffs, for the first time in club’s history. The next day, Wednesday, the team went on a vacation until early January. … Continue reading

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Zenit: “La Squadra Italianissima”

I liked this comment on RAI television about the team, after Tuesday’s decisive clash with Porto. It translates as “a very Italian team”. How very true! Zenit needed a point going into the match, and achieved the result in a … Continue reading

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An Opinion About Zenit In The Champions League Playoffs:

“The Zenit is still there, still a troublesome rival for his style of football and how complicated the displacement. Not scary but no one wants to see. More or less like CSKA.” — Soccer Blog Football News

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Was the Dinamo Zagreb-Lyon match fixed?

Was the Dinamo Zagreb-Lyon match fixed? http://www.soccer-blogger.com/2011/12/08/dinamo-zagreb-lyon-match-fixed-domagoj-vida-wink-video-gomis-2011-champions-league-1-7/

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Porto 0 – Zenit 0

December 6, 2011 Porto 0 – Zenit 0 Porto, Estadio do Dragao Zenit: Malafeev – Anyukov, Hubocan, Lombaerts, Criscito – Denisov, Semak, Shirokov (46 Zyryanov) – Fayzulin (58 Bystrov), Lazovic (82 Bruno Alves), Danni Porto: Helton – Maicon, Rolando, Otamendi … Continue reading

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