Zenit-Ural: Referee appointment made for the first match in the new stadium
38-year-old Aleksei Eskov from Moscow will be the referee for the first match in the new stadium on Krestovsky Island.
Eskov will take charge of Zenit for the 24th time in his career, under his stewardship the blue-white-sky blues have scored 16 wins, six draws and just one defeat.
The last game Eskov refereed with Zenit was in March this year, when Lucescu's team beat Arsenal Tula 2-0 at the Petrovsky.
The match with Ural will be held on Saturday 22 April at the new Stadium St. Petersburg and will begin at 14:00 St. Petersburg time.