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AUSTRIA WIEN AND ZENIT DRAW AT PETROVSKY

Published: October 2, 2013 (Issue # 1780)


St. Petersburgs 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 nights 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 Austrias 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

Monday, Sept. 1


Today marks the beginning of Lermontov-Fest, a fall festival celebrating the life of one of Russias most remarkable poets who, in a fate eerily similar to Pushkins, was killed in a duel at the age of 26. Organized by the Lermontov Library System, the next several months will see art exhibitions, concerts and public lectures focusing on the Lermontovs short yet prolific career. Check the Lermontov Library Systems website for more details.



Tuesday, Sept. 2


Join expats and practice your Russian during the Russian Clubs weekly meeting tonight at 7:30 p.m. The club is free to participate in although you need to be a registered member of Couchsurfing.



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