HomeФутбол“Zenit” scored a Golden double, winning the Cup of Russia
Players “Zenith” after victory in the national championship have achieved success in the Russian Cup, beating in the final “Khimki” – 1:0. Photo: Pavel Lisitsyn / RIA Novosti
“Zenith” has come to the final status as the undisputed favorite. The operating champion of the country met with the club just announced that he next season will play in the RPL. However, Khimki players before the match promised without a fight.
The team of Sergey Yurana kept his word. In the first half, Zenit was only one real moment, and the rescue of “Khimki” came in front of the gate. After the break, as they created more chances, but to break goalkeeper Ilya Lantratova for a long time without success. Only in the 83rd minute, Malcolm earned a penalty that was converted by Artem Dzyuba. At the very end of stoppage time Khimki players could equalize, but the ball after hitting one of the players hit the post.
For “Zenith” it was the fourth victory in the Cup of Russia. The team also made the “Golden double”, winning in one season the two main trophy.