Petersburg “Zenith” on Saturday, November 28, came to visit Tula “Arsenal”. The game took place as part of the 16th round of the RPL.
From the very beginning of the game, Zenit players began to put pressure on the opponent’s goal. At the 6th minute, Malcolm burst into the penalty area, gave the ball to Dziuba, but he was too clever with the processing, because of which Kostandinov took the shell.
Three minutes later, Erokhin received a pass in the center of the penalty area, processed it and shot, but the ball flew above the nine. The next dangerous attack occurred in the 35th minute, when, after a soft pass from Dziuba in the penalty area, Barrios struck a touchdown. He caught Shamov in the opposite direction, but the ball did not hit the target, rolling next to the post.
In the 38th minute, the home team answered. Panchenko broke through the center of the field, left Prokhin and shot from an acute angle, but did not hit the target either. Two minutes later, Yuri Zhirkov could have scored, but after receiving a pass, he struck just above the crossbar.
The second half of the match did not start very interestingly. Events began to develop from the 67th minute, when Dziuba received a pass in the goalkeeper’s area, shot, but Shamov covered the ball. In the 74th minute, Sutormin received the ball from the right in the penalty area, struck, but missed – the projectile rolled near the far post.
Until the end of the match, there were no serious and dangerous moments at the gates of Zenit and Arsenal. The match ended with a score of 0: 0, which allowed Sergei Semak’s wards to take first place in the RPL standings, but CSKA has the same 32 points in its assets, but there is a game in reserve.