Another 2 Zenit players to their national squads

Currently 15 Zenit players have been called up to play for their national teams in Euro-2012 qualifying matches this week and next.

The Russian national side, which is preparing to play against Ireland and Macedonia, added the Zenit forward Alexander Bukharov, who will replace the injured Roman Pavlyuchenko. Other Zenit players who were already called up for national team duty earlier include Vyacheslav Malafeev, Alexander Anyukov, Konstantin Zyryanov, Vladimir Bystrov, Roman Shirokov, Igor Denisov, and Alexander Kerzhakov.

Tomas Hubocan, the Zenit fullback, will join his national team side tomorrow: Slovakia is preparing for its match against Armenia, which will take place this Friday in Yerevan.

Earlier the Zenit players Miguel Danny, Bruno Alves, Nicolas Lombaerts, Danko Lazovic, Alexander Lukovic, and Yury Zhevnov were called to their respective national squads.