Final of the St. Petersburg Cup - 2010 for footballers born in 1998.
September 18th, 2010, Kolomyagi-Sport stadium, match started at 10.00 a.m.
The under-12 footballers of Zenit's Academy, coached by Andrey Gorlov, won the St. Petersburg Cup 2010.
The match didn't have too many good scoring opportunities, and the goalkeepers had to work hard most of all at staying warm on a cold Saturday morning. The first half ended with minimal advantage for the Olympic Reserve School footballers - 1:0. Balance was restored to the match from the penalty spot by Artyom Lavrenenko, who got to take the kick after one of the opponents had a handball while trying to clear the ball from the penalty box after a corner kick.
Overtime did not decide a winner, so the cup's fate had to be decided by penalty kicks. Our boys were more precise, winning the shootout 4:3.