“Zenit” defeated “Orenburg” with a record score for RPL

“Zenit” defeated the Orenburg team with the largest goal difference in the history of the club — 8:0. Before that, the biggest victory of the “blue-white-blue” in the national championships was the defeat of “Ramen-Energy” with a score of 8:1.

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Football players of St. Petersburg “Zenit” defeated “Orenburg” in the home match of the ninth round of the Russian Premier League (RPL). The match ended with the score 8:0.

As part of the winners, goals were scored by Wendel (3rd, 43rd and 68th minutes), Ivan Sergeev (17), Daler Kuzyaev (19), Malkam (29, 59). An own goal was also scored by Orenburg defender Alexander Pavlauts (51).

This victory was the biggest for Zenit in the history of the country’s championships. The previous record was set on October 5, 2008, when the team from Pietermaritzburg defeated Vladivostok “Luch-Energy” with a score of 8:1.

At the same time, 8:0 is the biggest victory of “Zenit” in the history of all tournaments. With the same score, on August 29, 2002, he defeated the Andorran “Encamp” in the match of the UEFA Cup.

“Zenit” won a decisive victory over “Spartak”

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Petersburg have not lost a single match in the RPL this season (seven wins, two draws).

Wendel scored a hat-trick in an RPL match for the first time in his career, the Brazilian has already scored five goals in the current season, the same number of goals he had in the first two seasons at Zenit in a combined 40 matches. In addition to the double, Makkam made an assist, the Brazilian is noted for his effective actions in five RPL matches in a row, he has already caught up with Quincy Promes from “Spartak” in the “goal+pass” system (10 each).

“Zenith” occupies the first place in the RPL standings, having scored 23 points. Serhiy Semak’s team is three points ahead of CSKA, which is in second place. “Orenburg” is placed on the 12th line with nine points.

“Zenit” will play “Dynamo” away in the next round on September 17, “Orenburg” will also play “Pari NN” away in the afternoon.

On Sunday evening, the central match of the ninth round will take place, in which “Rostov” will host “Spartak” Moscow.

Bookmaker “Fanbet” considers the visiting team to be the favorite in this match. You can bet on the victory of “Spartak” with the coefficient of 2.40, on a draw – 3.50, on the victory of “Rostov” – 3.10.

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