Monthly Archives: December 2012

Red And White Zenit

Not a Photoshop, but a real archive picture of Zenit Leningrad in 1972: (Picture from http://fc-dynamo.ru/soccer/prot.php?id=617) I can’t recognize any of the players on this photo because I wasn’t following football yet at that time. In fact, it was in … Continue reading

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Juve Are (Winter) Champions: Serie A Round 18

Serie A went into a short Christmas break after round 18 with Juventus leading the title race by 8 points. I hate to say this, deservedly. Juve are the winter champions, despite the exact half of the league season will … Continue reading

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Photo Of The Legendary Team: Zenit 84

Googling for some images yesterday, found an unofficial Russian football history site which has a lot of photographs of Russian/Soviet teams of different years. Here’s the one I liked the most: Zenit 1984. Looks like the picture was taken on … Continue reading

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A Zenit Supporter

Just couldn’t resist: (Taken from http://archive.diary.ru/~zenit-the-best/?order=last_comment&from=120)

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Serie A Round 17

Dec 15, 2012 Udinese 1 – 1 Palermo Di Natale 89 – Ilicic 33 Sent off: Heurtaux 61 (Udinese, second yellow) Ilicic scored with a long range effort which shouldn’t have succeeded but for the goalkeeping error. Ilicic was tripped … Continue reading

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Zenit To Face Liverpool In Europa League

Zenit were drawn against Liverpool in the first round of Europa League playoffs. The first leg will be played in St.Petersburg on February 14. The winner in this pair will face the winner of Basel – Dnipro clash in the … Continue reading

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Serie A Round 16

Dec 8, 2012 Atalanta 2 – 1 Parma Denis 4, Peluso 38 – Amauri 45 Roma 4 – 2 Fiorentina Castan 7, Totti 19, 45, Osvaldo 89 – Roncaglia 14, El Hamdaoui 46 A very lively game which was fun … Continue reading

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Zenit 1 – 1 Anzhi

Russian League, Round 19 December 10, 2012 Zenit 1 – 1 Anzhi Goals: Zyryanov 66 – Joao Carlos 24 St.Petersburg, Petrovsky Stadium Att: Match played behind closed doors Zenit: Malafeev – Anyukov, Hubocan, Bruno Alves (46 Bystrov), Lombaerts, Yanbaev – … Continue reading

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Zenit Win At San Siro, Qualify For Europa League

Champions League, Group C, Round 6 December 4, 2012 Milan 0 – 1 Zenit Goal: Danny 35 Milan, Stadio Giuseppe Meazza Att: 28900 Milan: Abbiati – De Sciglio, Acerbi, Zapata, Mesbah (65 Robinho) – Flamini (80 El Shaarawy), Ambrosini, Boateng, … Continue reading

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Serie A Round 15

Catania 1 – 3 Milan Legrottaglie 11 – El Shaarawy 53, 90+2, Boateng 56 Sent off: Barrientos (49 Catania, second yellow), Boateng (90 Milan) It’s now twelve league goals this season for El Shaarawy, the Serie A capocannoniere (leading scorer). … Continue reading

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