Footballers Petersburg “Zenith” won the tel Aviv “Maccabi” in the home match of the fifth round of the group stage of the UEFA Europa League.
The meeting in St. Petersburg ended with the score 2:0 in favor of the owners of the stadium “Petrovsky”. The goals were scored by Alexander Kokorin (44′) and Alexander Kerzhakov (90′).
“Zenit” won a fifth win in five group stage matches. Reaching the play-off tournament with first place in group D blue-white-blue guaranteed in the last round.
In the last round Mircea Lucescu’s side on 8 December on the road will meet with Dutch AZ.
Later Thursday “Krasnodar” in the group stage of the Europa League will take the Austrian “Salzburg”.