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AUSTRIA WIEN AND ZENIT DRAW AT PETROVSKY

Published: October 2, 2013 (Issue # 1780)


St. Petersburg’s FC Zenit played an at home draw against FK Austria Wien on Tuesday in the second match of the group stage of the Champions League, Interfax reported. The meeting at Petrovsky stadium ended with a score of 0-0, with Zenith spending more than half of the match in the minority and Axel Witsel being sent off a minute before the break.

As a result of last night’s match, FK Austria Wien gained their first points in UEFA Champions League Group G.

The Visitors made no secret of their joy after the match, having played 45 minutes in the majority even though an away draw was not exactly the hoped for outcome.

"We are happy that we return to Vienna with one point,” said Austria’s Lindner. “We played great defense, so I did not have a lot of work to do.”

Zenit and Austria currently each have one point in the UEFA Champions League Group G.





 


ALL ABOUT TOWN

Sunday, Dec. 21


The Zenit St. Petersburg basketball team returns to the northern capital this evening for a matchup with Krasny Oktyabr, a Volgograd-based basketball club. Tickets for the game, which tips off at 6 p.m. this evening, can be purchased on the club’s website or at their arena, Sibur Arena, on Krestovsky island.


Satisfy your sugar cravings during Sweet New Year, an ongoing seasonal festival at the Raduga shopping center. Each weekend of December will welcome hungry visitors to taste hundreds of different kinds of desserts. Workshops are open to visitors and seasonal gifts can also be purchased for those rushing to finish their New Year shopping.



Monday, Dec. 22


Pick out the latest fashions as holiday gifts for loved ones or as early presents for yourself during the Christmas Design Sale at Kraft on Obvodny Kanal, starting on Dec. 20 and continuing through Dec. 27. Designer clothes will be on sale every day of the week or you can buy something more festive to decorate the home while sipping on hot coffee and perusing the various master classes.



Tuesday, Dec. 23


Meet Arctic explorers Fedor Konukhov and Viktor Simonov during SPIBA’s and Capital Legal Service’s event “Arctic Expedition” this morning in the Mertens House business center at 21 Nevsky Prospekt. The meeting will discuss the explorers’ ongoing eco-social project and how companies can use the project as a unique marketing opportunity. Email office@spiba.ru by Dec. 22 if you wish to attend.



Wednesday, Dec. 24


The Anglican Church of St. Petersburg we will be holding a Christmas Eve service at 7 p.m. led by Rev Wm. Shepley Curtis of the Episcopal Church. The service will be held at the Swedish Church at 1/3 Malaya Konyushennaya Ulitsa.



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