Zenit St. Petersburg loses against FC Utrecht in first leg of Europa League play-off
Russia’s Zenit St. Petersburg football club lost 0:1 against Dutch FC Utrecht in the first leg match of the play-off round of the UEFA Europa League on Wednesday.
Zenit St. Petersburg qualified for the play-offs with an aggregate score of 2-1 over Israel’s Bnei Yehuda in the 3rd qualifying round (2-0 away, 0-1 home).
Dutch FC Utrecht squeezed into the next round due to their advantage in away goals. The aggregate score after both matches of Utrecht against Poland’s Lech was 3-3 (1-1 home, 2-2 away), TASS reported.