Referee appointment made for Zenit v Spartak Moscow
36-year-old Vitaly Meshkov from Nizhny Novgorod will oversee Zenit for the 21st time in his career.
VAR will be in use and Nizhny Novgorod's Mikhail Vilkov will be the VAR ref, his assistant is Evgeny Turbin from Dmitrov.
Meshkov has taken charge of Zenit 20 times previously and under him we've had 13 wins, three draws and four defeats. His last match in charge was our 1-0 win over Spartak Moscow away on 1 September 2019.
The match with Spartak Moscow will be held at the Gazprom Arena on Sunday 1 December at 19:00 St. Petersburg time. Tickets are available at tickets.fc-zenit.ru.