Spalletti leaves five starters at home for trip to Split

A charter flight with Zenit players on board took off at 11:00 this morning for Croatia.

Zenit head coach Luciano Spalletti took 19 footballers with him to Split for Thursday`s match with Hajduk in the Europa League. Spalletti let Bruno Alves, Konstantin Zyryanov, Vladimir Bystrov, Miguel Danny and Alexander Kerzhakov stay at home.

List of players who went to Split:

Goalkeepers:

Dmitry Borodin; Vyacheslav Malafeev; Yury Zhevnov;

Defenders: Alexander Anyukov; Ivica Križanac; Nicolas Lombaerts; Aleksandar Luković; Fernando Meira; Igor Cheminava;

Halfbacks: Igor Denisov; Viktor Fayzulin; Szabolcs Huszti; Alexey Ionov; Sergey Semak; Roland Gigolaev;

Strikers: Alexander Bukharov; Maxim Kanunnikov; Danko Lazović; Alessandro Rosina.