Sochi Ambush Foiled by Zenith-Petersburg
Zenit-Petersburg, champion of the Russian Premier League, survived a 1-1 defeat by their Sochi in a meeting that brought them together today, on Saturday, in the penultimate 29th round of the league.
Sochi midfielder Artur Yusupov surprised the guests with a quick goal in the first minute of the whistle.
The Brazilian Gustavo Mantuan responded by equalizing the score in favor of the Northern capital team by the 50th minute of the match.
Zenit-Petersburg drew the third match in a row, winning the league title in their favor, having beaten Moscow Spartak (3:2) on Sunday, May 7, in the 26th round of the championship, and leads the standings with 67 points. .
On the other hand, FC Sochi is in tenth place in the league standings with 38 points.