Zenit’s youth side left for its pre-season practice session on Thursday, January 27th. The team will have two weeks of pre-season practice in Turkey.
Zenit’s youth side for the pre-season practices includes:
Goalkeepers: Egor Baburin, Andrey Zaitsev.
Defenders: Sergey Kostin, Kirill Kostin, Igor Cheminava, Dmitry Telegin.
Halfbacks: Evgeny Markov, Vyacheslav Zinkov, Maxim Batov, Sergey Petrov, Alexander Petrov, Andrey Vasilyev, Nikita Bocharov, Alexey Kayukov, Alexey Panfilov.
Strikers: Stanislav Matyash, Vyacheslav Sushkin, Stanislav Murikhin, Sergey Tsyganov, Pavel Mogilevets, Pavel Shuvalov, Vladislav Sirotov.
Zenit’s U-18 team will fly to Turkey on Friday, January 28th. The two teams will have two practices a day and practice matches throughout their stay in Antalya. The Hungarian national team and the Azerbaijan national team will play against Zenit’s youth squad.
Three players from Zenit's U-17 team are also going to the pre-season practice: Aiser Abbasov, Vladislav Efimov, and Alexey Sutormin.