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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 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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CHAMPIONS!! Ufa 1 – 1 Zenit

Russian League, Round 28 May 17, 2015 Ufa 1 – 1 Zenit Goals: Hulk 32 – Handzic 87 St.Petersburg, Petrovsky Stadium Att: 17000 Ufa: Yurchenko – Stotskiy, Stepanets, Verkhovtsov, Sukhov – Paurevic, Safronidi, Zaseev, Galiulin (64 Shevchenko), Marcinho (89 Bezdenezhnykh), … 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 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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Zenit 2 – 0 Amkar

Russian League, Round 5 August 23, 2014 Zenit 2 – 0 Amkar Goals: Shatov 13, Hulk 22 St.Petersburg, Petrovsky Stadium Att: 13000 Zenit: Lodygin – Anyukov, Neto, Garay, Smolnikov – Javi Garcia, Witsel, Danny (c) (72 Arshavin) – Hulk (56 … Continue reading

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Zenit 2 – 0 Volga

Russian League, Round 27 April 26, 2014 Zenit 2 – 0 Volga Goals: Witsel 25, Fayzulin 77 Missed Penalty: Danny 41 (wide) St.Petersburg, Petrovsky Stadium Att: 20000 Zenit: Lodygin – Anyukov (c), Neto, Lombaerts, Ansaldi – Tymoshchuk, Witsel (86 Arshavin), … Continue reading

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Attacking Football Is Here To Stay: Zenit 4 – 1 Krasnodar

Russian League, Round 25 April 12, 2014 Zenit 4 – 1 Krasnodar Goals: Hulk 21, 64, 90+3, Rondon 81 – Joaozinho 52 St.Petersburg, Petrovsky Stadium Att: 19400 Zenit: Lodygin – Smolnikov, Neto, Lombaerts (c), Criscito – Witsel (74 Tymoshchuk), Fayzulin … Continue reading

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Zenit 6 – 2 Rubin

Russian League, Round 24 April 6, 2014 Zenit 6 – 2 Rubin Goals: Hulk 19 pen, 35 pen, Rondon 68, 79, 90, Danny 75 – Azmoun 64, Eremenko 82 pen St.Petersburg, Petrovsky Stadium Att: 17900 Zenit: Lodygin – Smolnikov, Neto, … Continue reading

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Lodygin Heroics Ensure Good AVB Debut: Zenit 2 – 1 Krylya Sovetov

Russian League, Round 22 March 24, 2014 Zenit 2 – 1 Krylya Sovetov Goals: Hulk 5 pen, Veremko 52 og – Tsallagov 54 Missed Penalties: Caballero 59 (saved), 68 (saved) St.Petersburg, Petrovsky Stadium Att: 18750 Zenit: Lodygin – Anyukov (c), … Continue reading

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