Browsing Zenit St. Petersburg

Hapoel Be’er Sheva & Maccabi Tel Aviv Are the Biggest Story in the Europa League

Posted on 15 Sep, 2016, by in Soccer

For the first night of Europa League football this season, Israeli clubs Maccabi Tel Aviv and Hapoel Be’er Sheva, one for the right reason and for the completely wrong one, were the biggest story, eclipsing everything else that happened. More

Transfer Rumors 2015 – Juventus Will Sign Axel Witsel if Paul Pogba is Sold

Posted on 15 Apr, 2015, by in Soccer

At some point, Juventus might finally sell Paul Pogba who has half of Europe chasing him. If that does go through, maybe even this summer, the Italian champions will try to bring in Axel Witsel from Zenit as his replacement. More

Match Highlights – Manchester United vs Olympiakos, Dortmund vs Zenit

Posted on 19 Mar, 2014, by in Soccer

In a match that meant everything to Manchester United, they came through big time, getting a hat trick from Robin van Persie as they beat Olympiakos 3-0 to erase the two goal deficit from the first match and find themselves in the quarterfinals. Dortmund lost 2-1 at home to Zenit, but it was still enough for them to make it into the last eight as well. More

Match Highlights – Zenit vs Dortmund

Posted on 25 Feb, 2014, by in Soccer

The tradition of away teams dominating the knockout stage continues as Borussia Dortmund had a very easy time beating Zenit St. Petersburg in a match that wasn’t even that close, and giving them almost a definite spot in the quarterfinals. More

Champions League – Zenit vs Dortmund Predictions

Posted on 25 Feb, 2014, by in Soccer

On normal circumstances, these encounter and trying to predict its outcome would have been a no brainer. However, Dortmund are struggling to handle the injuries and playing in two competitions this season, while Zenit are always hard to judge when playing outside the Russian league, although they’re doing very well domestically. More

Hulk Gets Sent Off After Shoving a Referee

Posted on 4 Aug, 2013, by in Soccer

In another example of how unhappy Hulk is with Zenit St. Petersburg in Russia came in his club’s 3-1 win over Volga this weekend, as the Brazilian took two free kicks despite the referee ordering him to wait on it, resulting in a second yellow card, a sending off and Hulk giving the referee a shove. More

Who Will Chelsea Sign – Hulk, Edin Dzeko, Stevan Jovetic or Edinson Cavani

Posted on 7 Jun, 2013, by in Soccer

From the looks of things, Jose Mourinho doesn’t really care about balancing the accounts at Chelsea, instead looking to spend a lot of money and fast on at least one big-name striker, with Hulk, Edin Dzeko, Stevan Jovetic and Edinson Cavani all lined up for the move. More

Chelsea FC – The 2014 Shopping List

Posted on 10 Apr, 2013, by in Soccer

If certain tabloids are to be believed, Jose Mourinho is going to return to the post he left over six years ago and become the manager of Chelsea once again, bringing an impressive shortlist of players with him, led by Hulk, who currently plays for Zenit, and Radamel Falaco of Atletico Madrid. More

Manchester United – Nani Making All the Wrong Moves

Posted on 12 Sep, 2012, by in Soccer

Instead of moving forward from his breakout season two years ago, Nani keeps taking steps backwards in his footballing career and relationship with Manchester United and his manager Alex Ferguson, planning to possibly block any deal made for him, running out his contract and denying the club the transfer fee. More

Champions League Round of 16 Second Legs Previews – Part I

Posted on 6 Mar, 2012, by in Soccer

Champions League action returns this week, with the first night split between the venues in London, where Arsenal will try and mount an improbable comeback from 4-0 down against an AC Milan side hitting its stride at the perfect time, while Zenit have the tough task of facing Benfica at the Estadio Da Luz, trying to maintain their 3-2 lead from the frozen first leg in Russia. More