Zenit beat Russia’s youth team to win the BRICS Football Cup
MOSCOW, June 2 – RIA Novosti. St. Petersburg “Zenith” youth team (under-18 players) defeated Russia’s youth team (under 17) in the final of the BRICS Football Cup held in Brazil.
Encounter St. It ended 1-0 in favor of St. Petersburg, Danil Lukiyan recorded (51st minute).
In addition to Zenit and the Russian national team, Brazilian Atlético Juventus, Corinthians, Nacional, Santos, Palmeiras and Flamengo participated in the tournament. Having two victories in the group stage, Zenit advanced to the playoffs from the first place, while the Russian national team won their quartet with three wins. In the semi-finals, Petersburgers beat Corinthians (2:1), Russian team Santos (2:2 on penalties; 10:9).
Zenit plans to participate in the pre-season tournament in July
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