on Wednesday, both teams spent the 1/8 finals of the Russian Cup. And if the army has saved power, semi-reserve composition having a fairly easy victory over Moscow «torpedo» (2: 0), Zenit unexpectedly in his field yielded the outsider Premier League Arsenal 2: 3. Andre Villas-Boas fielded against Tula in fact all the major players, but Zenit had to play an extra half hour And eventually stop the fight for the trophy.
It can be assumed that in the game against Arsenal Zenit players thought more about CSKA, when most took the lead 2: 0. In addition on Tuesday, Zenit will hold a crucial Champions League Match with Bayer» from Leverkusen, while CSKA in the main European Cup play on Wednesday in the away match against English club Manchester city.
The CSKA coach Leonid Slutsky in the game with CSKA still cannot count on the injured Vitinho And Kirill Panchenko, while Rasmus elm sick. From Zenit in question participated midfielder Oleg Shatov, did not fly to the capital of Russia injured Igor Smolnikov.
Although the Mentor Zenit Villas-Boas has been working with the club since March, against CSKA his team haven’t played. Led the Portuguese Zenit after losing his new club CSKA 0: 1 when playing St. Petersburg team was headed by Sergei Semak. In the end, «Zenith», organized pursuit leader at that time in the League-2013/14 «Locomotive», «missed» final spurt CSKA And the second was.
this season, Zenit ahead of CSKA on all counts, never having suffered defeat in the championship, scoring more goals And conceding less (33-6 against 29-11). CSKA in 2 recent games against teams from the bottom of the table «Ural» And «Ufa» conceded 3 goals And has own passive two «wheel», losing to Spartak And Rubin.
The match CSKA — Zenit will take place at the Arena Khimki», starting from 16: 00 GMT. The chief justice appoints Alexander Egorov from Saransk.
12 tour began on the last working day of the week, when the «Rostov» with the score 1: 0 beat «Ural». On Sunday meet «Lokomotiv» — «Dynamo», «Mordovia» — «Krasnodar» Kuban — Spartak, on the first day of the week — «torpedo» — «inventories», «Rubin» — «Amkar», «Terek» — «Ufa «»
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