Category Archives: Europa League

Anderlecht – Zenit Preview, Europa League Last 32, Feb 16, 2017

Zenit opens the new year 2017 tomorrow with the first leg of Europa League Last 32 away at Anderlecht Brussels. Admittedly, I don’t know too much about Anderlecht. I saw them last summer in the CL qualification round against Rostov, … Continue reading

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Zenit 2016-2017 Midseason Review

Russian League In the league, 17 rounds out of 30 have been played in Russia before the winter break. Zenit with 10 wins, 5 draws, and 2 defeats is currently second in the standings, trailing Spartak Moscow by 5 points: … Continue reading

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Zenit Season 2016-17: So Far So Good

In the summer of 2016 Zenit went through some changes. Previous coach Andre Villas-Boas had departed in the end of May and the 71-year old Romanian Mircea Lucescu was hired to replace him. Zenit sold star player Hulk to China … Continue reading

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Zenit Knocked Out Of EL: Zenit 2 – 2 Sevilla

Europa League Quarterfinals Second Leg April 23, 2015 Zenit 2 – 2 Sevilla Goals: Rondon 48, Hulk 72 – Bacca 6 pen, Gameiro 85 St.Petersburg, Petrovsky Stadium Att: 21000 Zenit: Lodygin – Smolnikov, Neto, Lombaerts, Criscito – Javi Garcia, Witsel, … Continue reading

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Zenit – Sevilla Europa League Preview

Zenit – Sevilla (first leg 1-2) Zenit will be without suspended central defender Garay and midfielder Ryazantsev. Garay is a very significant missing, suffice it to say that he’s the best CD that has ever played for this club. The … Continue reading

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Sevilla 2 – 1 Zenit

Europa League Quarterfinals First Leg April 16, 2015 Sevilla 2 – 1 Zenit Goals: Bacca 73, Denis Suarez 88 – Ryazantsev 29 Sevilla, Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Att: 28450 Sevilla: Rico – Coke, Pareja (46 Mbia), Kolodziejczak, Tremoulinas – Krychowiak, … Continue reading

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Sevilla – Zenit Europa League Preview

Zenit faces Sevilla in the quarterfinals of the Europa League, the first leg will be played tomorrow in Spain. I’m pessimistic about Zenit’s prospects in this fixture, here’s why: 1. The team is tired. Midfielder Shatov conceded that in an … Continue reading

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Zenit Qualify For EL Quarterfinals: Torino 1 – 0 Zenit

Europa League, Last 16 Second Leg March 19, 2015 Torino 1 – 0 Zenit Goal: Glik 90 Turin, Grande Torino Stadium Torino: Padelli – Maksimovic, Glik (c), Moretti – Molinaro (82 Amauri), El Kaddouri (76 Josef Martinez), Gazzi, Farnerud (64 … Continue reading

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Zenit 2 – 0 Torino

Europa League, Last 16 First Leg March 12, 2015 Zenit 2 – 0 Torino Goals: Witsel 38, Criscito 53 St.Petersburg, Petrovsky Stadium Att: 17200 Zenit: Lodygin – Criscito, Neto, Garay, Smolnikov – Javi Garcia, Shatov (81 Ryazantsev), Witsel (90 Tymoshchuk) … Continue reading

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Impressive Win: Zenit 3 – 0 PSV

Europa League, Last 32 Second Leg February 26, 2015 Zenit 3 – 0 PSV Eindhoven Goals: Rondon 29, 67, Hulk 48 Missed Penalty: de Jong 61 (saved) St.Petersburg, Petrovsky Stadium Att: 17200 Zenit: Lodygin – Smolnikov, Neto, Garay, Anyukov – … Continue reading

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