Category Archives: Champions League

Zenit Spring 2016 Roundup

Champions League February 16 – March 9, 2016: In the Champions League, Zenit was eliminated in the last 16 after losing to Benfica 1-3 on aggregate. Zenit didn’t look as bad as the final scoreline suggests. In the first leg … Continue reading

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Benfica – Zenit Champions League Preview

Champions League Last 16 February 16, 2016 Benfica – Zenit I’m rather optimistic about Zenit’s chances in this fixture. I don’t think the hosts should actually be the favorites, and here’s some factors which I think are relevant: Zenit has … Continue reading

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(Old) Zenit News, February 2016

I haven’t updated the blog in a while, so here’s the main points of the last 5 months: Zenit qualified for the Champions League playoffs with an impressive result of 5 wins in 6 group matches. The only defeat came … Continue reading

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Zenit Out Of Champions League: Monaco 2 – 0 Zenit

Champions League, Group C, Round 6 December 9, 2014 Monaco 2 – 0 Zenit Goals: Abdennour 63, Fabinho 89 Monaco, Stade Louis II Att: 11320 Monaco: Subasic – Fabinho, Raggi, Abdennour, Wallace – Dirar (89 Bernardo Silva), Bakayoko, Toulalan, Joao … Continue reading

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Zenit 1 – 0 Benfica

Champions League, Group C, Round 5 November 26, 2014 Zenit 1 – 0 Benfica Goal: Danny 79 St.Petersburg, Petrovsky Stadium Att: 14120 Zenit: Lodygin – Anyukov, Garay, Lombaerts (23 Neto), Criscito – Javi Garcia (58 Fayzulin), Witsel, Ryazantsev (64 Shatov) … Continue reading

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Zenit 1 – 2 Bayer Leverkusen

Champions League, Group C, Round 4 November 4, 2014 Zenit 1 – 2 Bayer Leverkusen Goals: Rondon 89 – Son Heung-Min 68, 73 St.Petersburg, Petrovsky Stadium Att: 17000 Zenit: Lodygin – Anyukov, Garay, Lombaerts, Criscito – Javi Garcia, Witsel, Danny … Continue reading

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Bayer Leverkusen 2 – 0 Zenit

Champions League, Group C, Round 3 October 22, 2014 Bayer Leverkusen 2 – 0 Zenit Goals: Donati 58, Papadopoulos 63 Leverkusen, BayArena Stadium Att: 27250 Bayer Leverkusen: Leno – Donati, Toprak, Spahic (60 Papadopoulos), Wendell (79 sent off) – Bender, … Continue reading

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Zenit 0 – 0 Monaco

Champions League, Group C, Round 2 October 1, 2014 Zenit 0 – 0 Monaco St.Petersburg, Petrovsky Stadium Att: 13800 Zenit: Lodygin – Anyukov (88 Arshavin), Garay, Lombaerts, Criscito – Javi Garcia, Fayzulin, Danny (c) – Hulk, Rondon (75 Kerzhakov), Shatov … Continue reading

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Great CL Start For Zenit: Benfica 0 – 2 Zenit

Champions League, Group C, Round 1 September 16, 2014 Benfica 0 – 2 Zenit Goals: Hulk 6, Witsel 22 Lisbon, Estadio da Luz Att: 35290 Benfica: Artur (18 sent off) – Eliseu, Luisao, Jardel, Maxi Pereira – Eduardo Salvio, Enzo … Continue reading

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Zenit Transfers Roundup And CL Draw

Transfers The transfer window has closed on September 1 and here’s the list of Zenit transfers of this summer: Incoming: Ezequiel Garay – Argentinian central defender, comes from Benfica. Argentina international, played in the last World Cup final back in … Continue reading

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