Zen it St. Peters burg are in a fantastic position to win the league title in Russia this season after they saw off nearest challenger Spartak Moscow when the two teams met for a top-of-the-table clash on Wednesday. Zenit didn’t enjoy a good campaign in Europe this season and they can atone for their poor European campaign this season by winning the Premier League title in Russia again.Zen it St. Peters burg were in a relatively good Champions League group with the likes of Bo Russia Dortmund FC of Germany, Italian outfit Lazio and Belgian champions Club Bruggebut that was inspirational enough for the players who performed woefully with a solitary point recorded at the end of the group campaign.
Zenit didn’t represent Russia well after a record of one draw and five defeats in Group F. It was not surprising that the team from Russia finished rock bottom, while third-placed Club Brugge dropped down to the Europa League. Group F winners Borussia Dortmund and runners-up Lazio both advanced into the Champions League round of 16 and they have both been paired with Sevilla and holders Bayern Munich respectively in the quest to secure a place in the quarterfinals of the competition.
Zenit St. Petersburg can make up for a disastrous European adventure this season with the league title and they are in pole position to make this happen after they defeated Spartak Moscow 3-1 in a week 19 clash played on Wednesday night. Three points separated the two teams ahead of what was the biggest league game of the season in Russia till date and Zenit were able to stretch their advantage to six points at the summit courtesy the win that was in doubt until Ukraniancentre back YaroslavRakitskiy and ArtemDyzuba scored in the final seventeen minutes to hand Zenit victory. An own goal from Zenit defender DejanLovren had earlier cancelled out the opening goal of the game from SardarAzmoun popularly called the Iranian Messi in the first half as the two teams went into the break on level terms. The game was heading for a stalemate before the late show from Zenit.