Zenit defeated Krasnodar 3:1 and strengthened its leadership in the Russian Championship
MOSCOW, 25 April – Petersburg “Zenith” defeated “Krasnodar” in the match of the 26th round of the Russian Football Championship.
The match in Krasnodar ended with a score of 3:1 in favor of the guests, in which the balls were scored by Ivan Sergeev (35th minute), Malkom (42) and Magomed Ozdoev (88). At the Krasnodar club, 19-year-old striker Irakly Manelov scored his debut goal for the main team (73).
Zenit extended its unbeaten streak in the championship to 15 matches and, following the results of 26 rounds, leads the standings of the Russian Premier League with 58 points. Dynamo Moscow, which is in second place and was defeated in its match of the 26th round, has 52 points. Krasnodar with 39 points are sixth.
In the next round, on April 30, St. Petersburg will host Lokomotiv Moscow, Krasnodar will play at home with Rostov (Rostov-on-Don) on the same day.