ST. PETERSBURG, May 11 /ITAR-TASS/. A match of the 29th round of the Russian Premier League championship between Zenit St. Petersburg and Dynamo Moscow was cancelled over disorder staged by fans on the stands of Petrovsky Stadium in the Russian northern capital on Sunday.
Zenit fans ran out on a running track and then on the pitch at the 86th minute of the match with a 4-2 score in favour of a guest team of Dynamo Moscow. A fan slapped twice Dynamo defender Vladimir Granat on the face, after that referee Sergey Ivanov decided to send the teams to the changing rooms.
After talks between the referees, representatives of the football clubs and the match inspector it was decided not to continue the match.
A decision to rule a 2-4 loss or a 0-3 forfeit defeat to Zenit St. Petersburg or disqualification of Petrovsky Stadium will be taken at a next meeting of Russian Football Union’s controlling and disciplinary committee.