The official website for European football

FC Zenit

Published: Wednesday 1 January 2014, 18.32CET
Club profile
FC Zenit
Zenit celebrate winning the 2008 UEFA Cup ©Getty Images
Published: Wednesday 1 January 2014, 18.32CET

FC Zenit

Club profile

FC Zenit
Formed: 1925
Nickname: Sine-belo-golubye (Blue-White-Sky Blues)

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• UEFA Cup (1): 2008
• UEFA Super Cup (1): 2008

Domestic honours (latest triumph in brackets)
League title: 4 (2012)
USSR/Russian Cup: 3 (2010)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Champions League unless otherwise indicated)
2013/14: round of 16
2012/13: UEFA Europa League round of 16 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2011/12: round of 16
2010/11: UEFA Europa League round of 16 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League play-offs)
2009/10: UEFA Europa League play-offs
2008/09: UEFA Cup round of 16 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2007/08: UEFA Cup winners
2006/07: did not compete in UEFA club competition
2005/06: UEFA Cup quarter-finals
2004/05: UEFA Cup group stage

Records
UEFA club competition
• Biggest home win
8-0: Zenit v FC Encamp
29/08/02, UEFA Cup qualifying round second leg

• Biggest away win
0-5: FC Encamp v Zenit
15/08/02, UEFA Cup qualifying round first leg

• Heaviest home defeat
0-3: Zenit v Bologna FC
16/09/99, UEFA Cup first round first leg

• Heaviest away defeat
5-0 twice, most recently v VfB Stuttgart
01/11/89, UEFA Cup second round second leg

UEFA Champions League (group stage to final)
• Biggest home win
3-1: Zenit v FC Porto
28/09/11, group stage

• Biggest away win
0-2: SL Benfica v Zenit
16/09/14, group stage
0-2: FC BATE Borisov v Zenit
05/11/08, group stage

• Heaviest home defeat
2-4: Zenit v Borussia Dortmund
25/02/14, round of 16 first leg

• Heaviest away defeat
4-1: FK Austria Wien v Zenit
11/12/13, group stage
3-0: Málaga CF v Zenit
18/09/12, group stage
3-0: Real Madrid CF v Zenit
10/12/08, group stage

Last updated: 22/09/14 16.08CET

Related information

Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/teamsandplayers/teams/club=52826/profile/index.html#fc+zenit

UEFA.com features

Who has won titles in the most European nations?
  • Who has won titles in the most European nations?
  • Penalty shoot-outs: the long and the short of it
  • Story so far: Real Madrid CF
  • Guingamp magic floors Paris
  • Fenerbahçe great Alex calls time on career
  • Gabbiadini inspires high-flying Sampdoria
  • UEFA Champions League round of 16 classics
  • UEFA Europa League stars and strikes
  • Deciding drama: The best of matchday six
  • UEFA Youth League group stage by numbers
1 of 10
 
  • © 1998-2014 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The UEFA word, the UEFA logo and all marks related to UEFA competitions, are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.