Deputy Speaker of the State Duma Alexander Zhukov spoke about the defeat of the Moscow “Spartak” in the eighth round match of the Russian Premier League (RPL) with the St. Petersburg “Zenith”.
Spartak didn’t look good today. It’s hard to say why, but today was probably his worst game of the season. Zenit was obviously stronger today, ”Then24 quotes Zhukov.
The meeting in Moscow at the Otkritie Bank Arena stadium ended in a strong-willed victory for Zenit with a score of 2: 1.
Dejan Lovren and Andrey Mostovoy scored goals in the 48th and 60th minutes. The only goal for Spartak was scored by Alexander Sobolev (21st minute).
Zenit continues to lead the standings with 20 points. Spartak is fifth (16).
Earlier, Zenit midfielder Andrey Mostovoy said that St. Petersburg would beat Spartak all the time.