Akhmat - Zenit: Vladimir Seldyakov will be the referee for the game
The 39-year-old referee from Balashikha has been assigned to the match with the blue-white-sky blues for the eighth time in his career.
Seldyakov has had seven matches with Zenit previously, four of which ended in blue-white-sky blue wins, one draw and two defeats. His last game involving Zenit was the 0-0 draw with Rostov in August.
The match with Akhmat, which will be the last game of 2017, will be held on 11 December in Grozny and will begin at 19:30 St. Petersburg time.