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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 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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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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Benfica 2 – 0 Zenit

Champions League, Last 16 Second Leg March 6, 2012 Benfica 2 – 0 Zenit Goals: Maxi Pereira 45+2, Nelson Oliveira 90+3 Lisbon, Estadio da Luz Att: 45000 Benfica: Artur – Emerson, Luisao, Jardel, Maxi Pereira – Javi Garcia, Witsel, Bruno … Continue reading

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Benfica Lose Again

Portugese League, Round 21 March 2, 2012 Benfica 2 – 3 Porto Goals: Cardozo 42, 48 – Hulk 7, James Rodriguez 64, Maicon 87 Lisbon, Estadio da Luz I only watched the second half. I understand about Benfica’s Champions League … Continue reading

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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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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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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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