Zenit sealed their place in the Europa League groups stages after beating Utrecht over two legs. The Dutch team won their home tie with a solitary goal, just to be defeated 2-0 in St Petersburg by our boys.
The Europa League draw, held in Monaco placed Zenit into Group L with Real Socieded from Spain, Rosenborg from Norway and Vardar from Macedonia. The matches will take place on 14th,28th Sept, 19th Oct, 2nd Nov, 23rd Nov and 7th Dec. The final will be held in France on 16 May ’18.
Additionally, we have a derby at our hands in the Russian Cup. Zenit has been drawn against neighbors Dinamo St Petersburg, who play in the 2nd tier. This fixture will also see Zenit play at their old ground Petrovsky, as its being used by Dinamo as their home ground.
We wish our boys the best of luck for the upcoming matches!