Monthly Archives: February 2012

From Benfica Twitter

In the view of the return leg of the Champions League clash Benfica-Zenit, a couple of news from Benfica’s twitter which I found interesting: The first, Benfica announced the completion of the work to restore Estadio da Luz away sector … Continue reading

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Serie A Round 25 Highlights

February 25-26, 2012 Genoa 2 – 2 Parma Palacio 78, 90 – Gobbi 6, Floccari 53 Parma were comfortably 2-0 up until they conceded a soft penalty 12 minutes from time. Mirante parried Palacio’s spot kick but the forward tapped … Continue reading

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Zenit Signs Arshavin On Loan

Yesterday, Zenit signed Andrey Arshavin on a 3-month loan from Arsenal in a reported one million Euro deal. The player was not a regular starter for Arsenal lately. The 30-year old will be wearing number 29 jersey at his new … Continue reading

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Serie A Round 24 Highlights

February 17-19, 2012 Fiorentina 0 – 3 Napoli Cavani 3, 56, Lavezzi 90 Both sides attacked a lot and had numerous scoring chances, but only one was actually delivering the goals. An excellent passing move Maggio-Lavezzi-Hamsik-Cavani resulted in the first … Continue reading

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@shirokovr15

Roman Shirokov’s new playing boots carry the name of his twitter account. Very much in tune with the times, and it must be a lucky pair of boots as well: Roman scored two goals in his first game in the … Continue reading

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Zenit 3 – Benfica 2

Champions League 1/8 Finals February 15, 2012 Zenit 3 – 2 Benfica Shirokov 26, 88, Semak 71 – Maxi Pereira 20, Cardozo 87 St.Petersburg, Petrovsky stadium Att: 20000 Zenit: Zhevnov – Anyukov, Bruno Alves, Lombaerts, Hubocan – Denisov, Zyryanov (Semak … Continue reading

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Serie A Round 23 Highlights

February 9-13, 2012 Lazio 3 – 2 Cesena Hernanes 53, Lulic 61, Kozak 63 – Mutu 14, Iaquinta 35 pen New signing Iaquinta crossed from the right, and Mutu rushed to the far post to tap in. Konko fouled Mutu … Continue reading

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Watching Benfica

February 11, 2012 Benfica 4 – 1 Nacional Garay 9, Cardozo 21, Rodrigo 39, 61 – Claudemir 29 pen Zenit is to play Benfica in the Champions League playoffs on Wednesday, that’s in three days. The weather forecast for Wednesday … Continue reading

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Serie A Round 22 Highlights

February 4-5, 2012 All matches except one were moved to Sunday 3pm kick-off due to cold weather, with the only Saturday game postponed. Cesena – Catania (Postponed) Genoa 3 – 2 Lazio Palacio 10, Jankovic 26, 46 – Ledesma 54 … Continue reading

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Danni Out For 8 Months

Miguel Danni got injured in training today. With a damaged cruciate ligament, he’s expected to miss about 8 months. Danni is one of the most important players for Zenit. His injury significantly reduces the team’s chances of beating Benfica in … Continue reading

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