Zenit U21s put 8 past America's Athletic Union

On 18 March the blue-white-sky blues U21 side played the final match in the group stage of the Viareggio Cup in Italy.
«Зенит»-м забил восемь безответных мячей американскому «Атлетик Юнион»
The match with the American team finished 8-0 to Zenit. The first four goals came from scored Seidakhmet Erkebulan, with all his four goals coming in just 35 minutes. The first half ended 5-0 with Alexander Elovsky getting the fifth. 

After a break at the Zenit U21s scored three more from Kiril Kaplenko and two from Kirill Makeev. 

In the parallel match Empoli and Ascoli played out a 1-1 draw. 

Empoli won the group with seven points, Ascoli were next with five points and Zenit third with 4 points, after the draw with Emploi was forfeited due to Zenit breaching subs rules.