Akhmat - Zenit: Vladimir Seldyakov will be the referee for the game

The 39-year-old referee from Balashikha has been assigned to the match with the blue-white-sky blues for the eighth time in his career.
«Ахмат» — «Зенит»: встречу обслужит бригада Владимира Сельдякова
He will be assisted by Dmitry Cheltsov and Ilya Yeleferenko (both from Moscow) and the assistant referee will be Alexei Sukhoi from Lyubertsy.

Seldyakov has had seven matches with Zenit previously, four of which ended in blue-white-sky blue wins, one draw and two defeats. His last game involving Zenit was the 0-0 draw with Rostov in August. 

The match with Akhmat, which will be the last game of 2017, will be held on 11 December in Grozny and will begin at 19:30 St. Petersburg time.