Stadion Petrovski - St Petersburg 26/08/2014 - 18:00CET (20:00 local time)

Play-offs, Second leg

Zenit - Standard Liège
3-0
Aggregate: 4-0
 

Zenit - Standard Liège 3-0 - 26/08/2014 - Match page - UEFA Champions League 2015

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Hulk double puts Zenit in the group stage

Published: Tuesday 26 August 2014, 20.00CET
Hulk double puts Zenit in the group stage
Hulk charges past Standard's Ricardo Faty ©AFP/Getty Images

• FC Zenit advance into group stage for fourth successive season
• José Rondón stretches hosts' aggregate lead with opener on 30 minutes
• Viktor Fayzulin's first-half red card gives R. Standard de Liège hope of comeback
• Four minutes separate Hulk's second-half pair as home side seal progress
• André Villas-Boas's team among 32 clubs in Thursday's draw

Zenit cruised into the UEFA Champions League group stage as Hulk's clinical double in a 3-0 victory helped complete a comfortable two-legged play-off success against Standard Liège.

 

Lineups

zenit

Zenit

standard liège

Standard Liège

1Lodygin (GK)1Kawashima (GK)
4Criscito
Yellow Card14
4Faty
Red Card89
6Lombaerts5Jorge Teixeira
7Hulk
Goal54
Goal58
Yellow Card83
Substitution90
6Ciman
Yellow Card62
17Shatov
Substitution83
10De Camargo
Yellow Card12
19Smolnikov23Trebel
20Fayzulin
Yellow Card31
Red Card44
25Louis
Substitution69
23Rondón
Goal30
Substitution46
32Watt
Substitution58
24Garay37Van Damme (C)
Yellow Card53
28Witsel40Mpoku
35Danny (C)63Mujangi Bia
Substitution59

Substitutes

51Rudakov (GK)16Thuram-Ulien (GK)
2Anyukov
Substitution83
14Ono
Substitution58
10Arshavin
Substitution90
18Mbombo
Substitution59
11Kerzhakov30Mmaee
13Luís Neto36Arslanagic
44Tymoshchuk
Substitution46
42Ajdarević
Substitution69
99Solovyev66Milec

Coaches

André Villas-Boas (POR) Guy Luzon (ISR)

Referee

Gianluca Rocchi (ITA)

Standings

 
 

Match statistics

Zenit
Standard Liège

3

Goals scored

0

20

Total attempts

14

7

on target

4

8

off target

4

5

blocked

6

0

against woodwork

0

4

Corners

7

3

Offsides

4

4

Yellow cards

3

1

Red Cards

1

14

Fouls committed

16

16

Fouls suffered

11

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Zenit are the first team from the UEFA Champions League play-offs to advance through to Thursday's group stage draw, after a comfortable 3-0 victory on the night gave André Villas-Boas' team a 4-0 victory on aggregate.
  • Substitution
    90
    Arshavin (in) - Hulk (out) (Zenit)
  • Red Card
    89
    Faty (Standard Liège) is dismissed.
    Just when Standard thought their night could not get much worse, Ricardo Faty brings down Igor Smolnikov, who was perhaps through on goal, and the midfielder is sent off. It is now ten against ten.
  • Substitution
    83
    Anyukov (in) - Shatov (out) (Zenit)
    A productive and lively evening for Oleg Shatov comes to an end to be replaced by defender Aleksandr Anyukov, who will help shore things up for Zenit in the closing stages.
  • Yellow Card
    83
    Hulk (Zenit) is booked.

See also

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