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City news, 13.07.2015 10:49

«Zenith» for the third time won the Supercup of Russia

«Zenith» for the third time won the Supercup of Russia

The team from St. Petersburg in a series of after match penalties were more exact than "Locomotive" - 4:2
Football players of St. Petersburg "Zenith" beat Moscow "Locomotive" in a match for the Supercup of Russia. The basic and an extra time of a meeting which took place at Petrovsky stadium in St. Petersburg, came to the end with the score 1:1. In a series of a penalty more exact there were players of "Zenith" - 4:2.
As a part of capital club the goal in the 28th minute was scored by Baille Oumar Nias. At the Petersburg club Igor Smolnikov caused a stir (83).
For "Zenith" this victory in the Supercup became the third. Earlier the team became the owner of a trophy in 2008 and 2011.
The history of meetings in opposition of "Zenith" and "Locomotive" totals 42 games. Zenit members have on the account of 14 victories, railroad workers won 11 matches, 17 meetings came to the end in a draw.
Football players of "Zenith" Artem Dzyuba and Artur Yusupov debuted in official matches as a part of the St. Petersburg team. The former Spartacist and the Dynamo member left in a starting lineup and left a field on the 64th minute.
The head coach of "Zenith" Andr Vilache-Boache won the second trophy with a Russian team.
This trophy since 2003 in one-match opposition is challenged by the champion of the country and the owner of a national cup. In the last season "Zenith" won the championship of Russia, and "Locomotive" - a country cup.
Six times the Supercup of Russia won CSKA (2004, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2013, 2014), on two times - "Locomotive" (2003, 2005) and the Kazan "Rubin" (2010, 2012).

News source: TASS

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