Zenit prevails over CSKA Moskva 1-0 after S. Azmoun scored a goal from 82minute.
The match was played on Thursday and it started at 5:45 pm local time. The referee was Sergey Ivanov.
Zenit started with a aggressive line-up. On the other side, CSKA Moskva adopted for a 3-4-2-1 formation.
Zenit – Formation
Sergei Semak decided to play with the following team: Mikhail Kerzhakov, Vyacheslav Karavaev, Dejan Lovren, Yaroslav Rakitskiy, Douglas Santos, Wílmar Barrios, Daler Kuzyaev, Wendel, Malcom, Sardar Azmoun and Claudinho.
The home team had on the bench: Aleksei Sutormin, David Byazrov, Artem Dzyuba, Aleksandr Erokhin, Kirill Kravtsov, Danil Krugovoy, Daniil Odoevski, Andrey Mostovoy, Daniil Kuznetsov, Danila Khotulev and Dmitri Chistyakov.
CSKA Moskva – Formation
On the other side, Alexei Semak played with: Igor Akinfeev, Igor Diveev, Viktor Vasin, Jaka Bijol, Mário Fernandes, Maksim Mukhin, Alan Dzagoev, Ivan Oblyakov, Fedor Chalov, Chidera Ejuke and Anton Zabolotnyi.
They had on the bench: Danila Bokov, Kristijan Bistrović, Nikola Vlašić, Konstantin Kuchaev, Baktiyar Zaynutdinov, Adolfo Gaich, Kirill Nababkin, Bruno Fuchs, Konstantin Maradishvili, Vladislav Yakovlev, Emil Bohinen and Ilzat Akhmetov.
- 58 Ball Possession 42
- 15 Total 10
- 6 On Target 2
- 9 Off Target 8
- 1 Shots blocked 1
- 132 Attack 108
- 55 Dangerous attack 42
- 87 Ball safe 97
- 0 Penalties 0
- 8 Corners 3
- 3 Off Sides 2
- 6 Total 11
- 1 Yellow Cards 2
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 5
Zenit was in firm control of the ball 58% while CSKA Moskva was struggling with a 42% ball possession.
After this match, Zenit will have 14 points to stay in the 1st place. On the other side, CSKA Moskva will stay with 9 points to move up in the 7th place.