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Archives: fc zenit st petersburg

Explosion May Postpone Zenit – Juventus Fixture

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Three people have been killed and at least one more injured after a taxi blew up in St Petersburg. A spokesman for Russia’s emergencies ministry told the BBC that the taxi exploded during rush-hour just outside the Udelnaya underground station … Continue reading

UEFA Cup Changed to Europa League

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

As we reported on a number of weeks ago, the UEFA Executive Committee has finalized the change in name of the UEFA Cup to the UEFA Europa League starting in the 2009-10 season. Along with the new name come major … Continue reading

Draws galore but Bayern Munich and Juventus return with wins

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Just a quick editorial note to start, I had hoped to complete my Group Previews before Matchday 1 but that was not the case. I will still be pushing those out, hopefully finish before Matchday 2 hits. Now, on to … Continue reading

UEFA Cup Final – Reflections

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

I’ve had some time now to reflect on yesterday’s final and despite my initial displeasure with it, I have to credit Walter Smith for not tinkering with had been a winning formula. He stuck to his tried and tested 4-1-4-1 … Continue reading

FC Zenit win the UEFA Cup

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Just a quick post to congratulate FC Zenit St. Petersburg on their first ever European title. Second-half strikes from Igor Denisov and Konstantin Zyrianov gave FC Zenit a 2-0 win over Rangers FC in the 2007/08 UEFA Cup final, Russia’s … Continue reading

UEFA Cup All-Star XI

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

With the final upon us, I decided to name an all-star XI from this season’s UEFA Cup competition. I will name a Champions League all-star XI on the eve of that final. So, here are my picks: GK – Sébastien … Continue reading

UEFA Cup Final Guide from the Times

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The Times of London has published a PDF version of a special supplement (It’s a 27 MB download so be warned if you’re on a slow connection!) they had included in today’s print version of their newspaper. Enjoy !

UEFA Cup Final: Zenit v Rangers Preview

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Today’s the big day out for FC Zenit St Petersburg and Rangers FC as they will contest the UEFA Cup final in the City of Manchester Stadium. Rangers, whose European campaign began back on 31 July in the Champions League … Continue reading

UEFA Cup: Bayern bombed out

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Let me start this by saying that I expected Bayern to progress but not without a fight. My reasoning was that Zenit St Petersburg would be missing a number of key personnel including the suspended Andrei Arshavin, Radek Šírl and … Continue reading

UEFA Cup Update: Zenit and Fiorentina hoping for home comfort

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

FC Zenit St. Petersburg will look to reach their first major European final as they take on FC Bayern München at home next week. They now hold an all important away goal from the first leg in Germany played on … Continue reading

UEFA Cup Semi-Finals Set

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Luca Toni continued to justify his massive transfer fee as his brace in extra-time rescued FC Bayern München’s UEFA Cup campaign from being derailed by Spanish club Getafe on Thursday. His 120th minute header allowed Bayern to steal the tie … Continue reading

Laying down the law….sort of..

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

On Thursday, UEFA’s Control and Disciplinary Committee imposed fines on several clubs for incidents from recent matchdays in both the Champions League and UEFA Cup. + Lyon were fined 3,200 Euros for what has been noted as “incidents of an … Continue reading

UEFA Cup Roundup and Quarter-Final Predictions

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Benfica’s struggles continued as they failed to make any impression in Spain, as Getafe progressed to the quarter-finals of the UEFA Cup with a 1-0 (Agg. 3-1) win thanks to Albin’s gorgeous lob. Getafe’s reward is a quarter-final matchup against … Continue reading