Author: Zenit F.C.

The dates of the matches in the autumn stage of the tournament have been made official. Full UEFA Europa League fixtures: Game 1: 20 Septembe, 22:00 Copenhagen v Zenit Game 2: 4 October, 19:55 Zenit v Slavia Prague Game 3: 25 October, 19:55 Zenit v Bordeaux Game 4: 8 November, 23:00 Bordeaux v Zenit Game 5: 29 November, 20:55 Zenit v Copenhagen Game 6: 13 December, 23:00 Slavia Prague v Zenit Ticket information will be published before each match. en.fc-zenit.ru

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The midfielder joins the blue-white-sky blues as a free-agent basis and has signed a two-year contract. Claudio Marchisio was born on 19 January 1986 in Turin. At the age of seven he joined the Juventus Academy and has spent almost 25 years with only a single one year break with the Italian giants (he spent the 2007/08 season with FC Empoli). Marchisio has played 389 matches for Juventus, has scored 37 goals and made 42 assists. Claudio is a seven-time Scudetto winner, Serie B league winner, three-time winner of the Italian Super Cup and four-time of the Italian Cup. While…

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The Zenit manager on the results of the UEFA Europa League draw. The group is totally even, without favourites or outsiders. The quality of the teams is all about equal, it will be very interesting. Did you have any preferences before the draw?  If we talk about predicting, someone in the coaching staff guessed two of three. As for the teams and possible options, there were some stronger and some weaker teams. We did not think about it in advance, we decided to start after the result of the draw. Have you discussed the draw with the team?  I haven’t spoken to the players about it…

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Zenit and our premium partner MegaFon, are opening Stadium St. Petersburg this Thursday for a live broadcast on the giant screen of our UEFA Europa League match in Norway. As part of the event there will also be a concert from the Navy Northern Fleet choir beginning at 18:15 and Garik Bogomazov, from the group Otpeti Moshenniki at 19:00. We’ll have the Megafon virtual reality zone for you to try your hand at and an autograph session with Emanuel Mammana. We’ll also have our usual matchday Fan Promenade, with fun family games, competitions, karaoke face painting and lots of other entertainments for all the family. Tickets are…

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The legendary military choir will be part of the Fan Promenade before the Zenit v Spartak Moscow game. he Russian Army Choir are based in St. Petersburg and will perform both classic and patriotic songs, as well as putting their spin on some modern pop songs! Tickets for the match with Spartak are available at tickets.fc-zenit.ru and Stadium St. Petersburg will open at 17:00 St. Petersburg time this Sunday. en.fc-zenit.ru

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The Zenit and Russia striker spoke after the game with Ufa. Artem, congratulations on scoring in four matches in a row. Can you tell us about today’s goal? First, Igor Smolnikov passed it to me, I gave the ball to Yerokhin, he took a touch, and then found a great pass between the legs of the defender to send me through on a one on one. I was lucky because the ball came straight back to me after hitting the post. I am glad that I managed to score, but the most important thing is the team won and we…

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The Zenit and Russia striker on the win over Molde at Stadium St. Petersburg. Artem, was this result a great birthday gift?  Yes, the win is the most important thing and the goal was a small bonus. It seems that at times you were everywhere, out wide, in the middle, is this an instruction of Sergei Semak, that you play across the whole attack?  Sergei does not put any restrictions on me and I how I play depends on the situation. In general, I need to be more in the centre. When I feel that I can help there, I move out wide, but my main task…

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Blue-white-sky blue fans will have the chance to watch the Europa League clash live on a giant screen at Stadium St. Petersburg. The specially arranged fan zone will open two hours before kick-off and there will also be a very special Fan Promenade before the match. At the Live at Krestovsky concert stage Tequilajazzz and Birtman will perform for the fans, following that there will then be an autograph session with Alexander Kokorin. The game will then be broadcast on a giant screen inside the stadium with commentary from Vladimir Stognienko especially for those present. Free tickets to the fan zone will be available…

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