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FC Zenit

Published: Friday 1 July 2016, 18.32CET
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FC Zenit
Zenit celebrate winning the 2008 UEFA Cup ©Getty Images
Published: Friday 1 July 2016, 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: 5 (2015)
USSR/Russian Cup: 4 (2016)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League unless otherwise indicated)
2015/16:
UEFA Champions League round of 16
2014/15:
quarter-finals (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2013/14:
UEFA Champions League round of 16
2012/13: round of 16 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2011/12: UEFA Champions League round of 16
2010/11: round of 16 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League play-offs)
2009/10: play-offs
2008/09: round of 16 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2007/08: winners
2006/07: did not compete in UEFA club competition

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 Olympique Lyonnais
20/10/15, group stage
3-1: Zenit v FC Porto
28/09/11, group stage
2-0: Zenit v Valencia CF
24/11/15, group stage

• Biggest away win
0-2: Olympique Lyonnais v Zenit
04/11/15, group stage
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

UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League
• Biggest home win
8-0: Zenit v FC Encamp (see above)

• Biggest away win
0-5: FC Encamp v Zenit (see above)

• Heaviest home defeat
0-3: Zenit v Bologna FC (see above)

• Heaviest away defeat
5-0: VfB Stuttgart v Zenit (see above)

Last updated: 07/09/16 14.10CET

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