English referee appointed for Lazio v Zenit in the UCL
35-year-old Michael Oliver from the English Premier League will take charge of Tuesday's match.
Michael Oliver has been involved in Zenit matches three times previously, in February 2017 he oversaw our 2-0 away defeat to Anderlecht in the UEFA Europa League, in February 2018 he refereed our 3-1 win over Fenerbahce at the Gazprom Arena also in the Europa League and his last match with us with the 1-1 away draw with Lyon in the Champions League group stage in September 2019.
We've had a total of 17 matches with English referees, scoring nine victories, drawing four and suffering just four defeats.
The match against Lazio will take place in Rome on Tuesday 24 November and will start at 11pm St. Petersburg time.