Stadion Petrovskiy - St Petersburg 29/09/2015 - 20:45CET (21:45 local timelocal)

Group stage - Group H

Zenit - Gent
2-1
 

Zenit - Gent 2-1 - 29/09/2015 - Match page - UEFA Champions League 2016

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Hulk and Shatov help Zenit see off Gent

Published: Tuesday 29 September 2015, 22.00CET
Hulk and Shatov help Zenit see off Gent 
Highlights: Zenit 2-1 Gent ©AFP/Getty Images

  • Hulk claims two assists as Zenit make it two wins from two
  • Artem Dzyuba scores his first UEFA Champions League goal on seventh appearance
  • Oleg Shatov marks his return from injury with the clincher
  • Gent's 12-game unbeaten start to the season ends in Russia
  • Midfielder Thomas Matton nets fourth goal in three games for Gent

Hulk was Gent's destroyer-in-chief, setting up both Zenit goals as André Villas-Boas's side made it two wins from two in Group H.

 

Lineups

zenit

Zenit

gent

Gent

41Kerzhakov (GK)1Sels (GK)
2Anyukov4Rafinha
89
6Lombaerts
62
8Matton
56
84
7Hulk9Depoitre
42
10Danny (C)10Renato Neto
17Shatov
67
88
13S. Mitrović
19Smolnikov14Kums (C)
21Javi García
60
15Saief
88
22Dzyuba
35
72
21Asare
24Garay23L. Nielsen
28Witsel77Milicevic
80

Substitutes

1Lodygin (GK)25Vandenbussche (GK)
4Criscito3Vitas
5Ryazantsev
88
7Coulibaly
89
13Luís Neto
62
17Van der Bruggen
14Yusupov
72
26Raman
84
92Dolgov27Simon
94Evseev28Pedersen
80
90+1

Coaches

André Villas-Boas (POR)
Hein Vanhaezebrouck (BEL)

Referee

Matej Jug (SVN)

Press kits

Standings

Group H

PPts
FC Zenit Zenit26
Valencia CF Valencia23
KAA Gent Gent21
Olympique Lyonnais Lyon21
Last updated: 27/11/2015 06:38 CET
 

Match statistics

Zenit
Gent

2

Goals scored

1

41

Possession (%)

59

11

Total attempts

6

4

on target

1

5

off target

3

2

blocked

2

0

against woodwork

0

8

Corners

2

2

Offsides

1

1

Yellow cards

3

0

Red Cards

0

16

Fouls committed

17

15

Fouls suffered

15

341

Passes

596

287

completed

517

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Hulk was at his destructive best, setting up goals for Artem Dzyuba and Oleg Shatov as the Russian side took a firm grip on Group H.
  • Yellow Card
    90+1
    Pedersen (Gent) is cautioned by the referee.
  • Substitution
    89
    Coulibaly (in) - Rafinha (out) (Gent)
  • Substitution
    88
    Ryazantsev (in) - Shatov (out) (Zenit)
  • Yellow Card
    88
    Saief (Gent) is cautioned by the referee.

See also

  • Zenit

    Next match played UEFA Champions League: v Lyon, 20 October 2015, 3-1
  • Gent

    Next match played UEFA Champions League: v Valencia, 20 October 2015, 2-1