Russian football club “Zenith” and “Krasnodar” in the match of the 2nd round of the Europa League scored their opponents by five goals and won a second victory in the group stage.
FC Krasnodar at stadium “Kuban” has crushed French “nice” with the account 5:2, despite the efforts of Mario Balotelli (42′), who scored his fifth goal in four matches for his new club. The winners scored Fedor Smolov (22′), Joãozinho (33′, 65′ pen) and Ari (86′, 90′). The French, in addition to Balotelli, scored Vilan Cyprien (71′).
After two rounds of “Krasnodar” in the lead in group I with 6 points, in second place is the German “Schalke” (6), which the Russian club will host the next match on October 20.
The same five goals were scored by Zenit in the meeting with AZ Alkmaar, but Mircea Lucescu’s team never missed one. On the scoreboard of the stadium “Petrovsky” in St. Petersburg burned the names Alexander Kokorin (26′, 59′), Juliano (48′), Domenico criscito (66′ pen) and Oleg Shatov (80′).
In the standings of group D Zenit continues to lead, gaining 6 points. In second place is Irish “Dundalk” (4), which is Zenit in the next round on October 20 will compete on the road.