Zenit bought players for € 80 million and did not get into the Champions League

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Players “Zenith”the Photo: Vladimir Song / RIA Novosti

St. Petersburg “Zenith” has lost chances of getting into the Champions League after 29 rounds of the Russian football Premier League (RFPL). About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru”.

May 6, CSKA Moscow beat Tula “Arsenal” with the score 6:0. After this victory, the Moscow club remained in third place in the championship, with 55 points, and was inaccessible for “Zenith”.

Whatever the outcome of the matches of the last round of the St. Petersburg team will not be able to rise above fourth place will compete in the Champions League. CSKA could lose third place and not to go into the European tournament, if you lose in the last round, while FC Krasnodar will win. In this round, CSKA at home will Makhachkala “Anzhi” and “Krasnodar” will meet with Rubin Kazan.

In the summer of 2017, Zenit have signed players for a total of about 100 million dollars (83 million euros). In particular, the team joined five of the Argentines. At the same time in St. Petersburg moved coach Roberto Mancini. In the winter of 2018 at the club has transferred midfielder Magomed Ozdoev and the defender Elmir Nabiullin.

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