Zenit beat Rubin and rose to second place in the Russian Championship table
KAZAN, 17 Sep – St. Petersburg “Zenith” defeated Kazan “Rubin” in the match of the eighth round of the Russian football championship.
The meeting in Kazan ended with a score of 3:0 in favor of the guests. The goals were scored by Wilson Isidore (8th minute), Mateo Cassierra (56) and Claudinho (59).
Izidor scored a goal in his debut match for Zenit. Previously, the 23-year-old Frenchman moved to the St. Petersburg club from Lokomotiv Moscow on loan with an obligation to subsequently buy the transfer.
Russian Premier League (RPL)
September 17, 2023 • starts at 16:30
0 : 3
08’ • Wilson Isidore
56’ • Mateo Cassierra
59’ • Claudinho
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Cassierra strengthened his leadership in the race of the current season of the Russian Premier League (RPL). The 26-year-old Colombian now has seven goals to his name.
Zenit extended its unbeaten streak in the RPL to five matches and moved up to second place in the standings with 17 points. Rubin is in 13th place with 6 points. In the next round, the St. Petersburg team will host Lokomotiv on September 24, and the Kazan team will play away against the Voronezh Fakel a day later.