"Zenith" in the second leg of the play-off round of qualifications for the Champions League defeated the Belgian standard. The meeting, held in St. Petersburg at the stadium "Petrovsky" ended with the score 3:0 in favor of the Russians.
In the first leg victory with the score 1:0 also won the Petersburgers. Thus, the blue-white-blue has won the right to participate in the group round of the most prestigious European club football tournament.
From the first minute Zenit rushed to the attack at the gate of the guests there was a moment by moment. At the 30th minute, the hosts finally managed to open an account: Salomon Rondón close-up shot accurately head. At the end of the first half had an unpleasant episode for the Russians - the second yellow card was given to Viktor Fayzulin and Zenit were down to ten men.
Despite the fact that the opponent was the one player more, at the beginning of the first half Igor Smolnikov earned a penalty, which clearly realized the Hulk. After four minutes, the Brazilian made a solo pass and set the final score.
On Thursday, August 28, will be a draw, which will determine rivals Zenit and CSKA Moscow in the group stage of the Champions League.
Feliz Mourinho, a former goalkeeper and coach, father of head coach of English "Manchester United" Jose Mourinho, has died at the age of 79 years. Mourinho Sr. began his career as a player in the "Vitoria" from Setubal, which has twice won the Cup of Portugal from 1968 to 1974 he defended the colors of "Belenenses".
The attacker "Zenit" Alexander Kokorin refused to comment on the game the Russian national team at the confederations Cup. Kokorin said that he and other players blue-white-blue was worried for the national team, but to watch the matches live, he failed. For this reason, a player considered discussion is incorrect.
The forward of Petersburg football team "Zenit", Artem Dzyuba explained "the message", which he sent together with his teammate Alexander Kokorin after the departure of the Russian national team from the confederations Cup. The player explained that it was only a joke, where people "are trying to inflate scandal".
The event with the participation of people's artist of Russia Valentin Gaft in the Yeltsin center will not take place. "Evening with Valentin Gaft cancelled for health reasons of the artist", — reported in the institution. It was planned that the meeting will be held on 27 June in the framework of the cinema club. The actor was to speak with his poems.
The flow of Russian tourists in the Dominican Republic in may rose more than 300 percent compared to the same period in 2016. According to the Director of the representative office of the Ministry of tourism of the Republic of Russia Galina Lysenko, in may the country was visited by nearly 20 thousand Russians.
In the near future the Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman may lose his post due to tensions with the country's President, Petro Poroshenko. According to sources close to the presidential administration, Poroshenko dissatisfaction was the fact that the head of the Cabinet presented the pension reform as a personal achievement.