Luciano Spalletti`s team will play vs. Red Bull Salzburg in Doha on January 23. Red Bull has won the Austrian national championship seven times, and came in second place last year. This year Red Bull is leading the Austrian Bundesliga by 11 points over its nearest competitors after 20 rounds.
Furthermore, Red Bull, coached by the German Roger Schmidt, has advanced to the Europa League round of 32, where it will play Ajax Amsterdam.
Kick-off time for Zenit`s friendly vs. Salzburg will be decided later.