Sergei Semak given touchline ban from the RFU
The Zenit boss has been sanctioned by the Russian Football Union's disciplinary committee due to criticism of the officials in the match with Akhmat.
"Given the public apology and our acceptance of the apology, the sanctions are as follows; for offensive conduct against the match officials Sergei Semak will receive a two-match ban in the Russian Championship, with one match suspended, and a fine of 100,000 rubles. With Semak on notice of future conduct until the end of the season."
The result of this is Sergei Semak will not be able to lead the team out for the upcoming Russian Premier Liga away match with Ufa.