No chance AZ equals biggest European defeat against Zenit


No chance AZ equals biggest European defeat against Zenit

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AZ is also in the second match of the group stage of the Europa League failed to win. The Alkmaarders had in the heavy away game at Zenit St. Petersburg little: 5-0.

The 5-0 loss marked for AZ equalled the biggest defeat ever in a European context. In 2012 it was Anzhi Makhachkala in Alkmaar with the same digits to be strong.

Aleksandr Kokorin scored twice on behalf of Zenit, including the opening goal. The Rus took advantage of disarray in AZ, after Wout Weghorst injured last year. Until then loved the team of trainer John van de Brom, nice stand.

Shortly after peace came the Russians to 2-0 thanks to a hit of the Brazilian Giuliano, that the rebound finish after a rescue of AZ goalkeeper Sergio Rochet.

After just under a hour to play, it was again Kokorin, the second pole could binnentikken and the match for Zenit in the lock threw. Shortly before that it was Ben Rienstra at AZ in the team come in for Ron Vlaar.

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AZ went looking down against Zenit St. Petersburg.
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It was 5-0.
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Zenit scored after resting four times.
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Joris van Overeem saw a goal disallowed.
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Penalty kick

Five minutes later it was 4-0 by the Italian defender Domenico Criscito a penalty kick finish. AZ created still some opportunities, even including a hit of Joris van Overeem. This, however, was disapproved because of offside.

Substitute player Oleg Shatov has made yet another great result by the 5-0 for Zenit on the scoreboard to shoot.

AZ remains third in group D, because Dundalk at home in Ireland knew how to win Macabbi Tel Aviv: 1-0. Zenit is six points from two matches top of the league. AZ played in the first match against Dundalk with a 1-1 draw.

On October 20, take the Alkmaarders against Maccabi Tel Aviv.

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