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MOSCOW, July 23. /TASS/. FC Zenit St. Petersburg snatched a confident victory 1-0 from CSKA Moscow in the 2016 Russia Super Cup at Moscow’s Lokomotiv stadium on Saturday.
Mauricio scored the only goal in the 22nd minute for the St. Petersburg team.
Zenit has become the four-time holder of the Russian Super Cup title, winning it in 2008, 2011 and 2015.
In the meantime, CSKA won in the Russian Super Cup six times (in 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2013 and 2014). Two-time holders of the title were FC Lokomotiv Moscow in 2003 and 2005 and FC Rubin Kazan in 2010 and 2012.
Zenit head coach Mircea Lucescu led the team to the victory.
Since 2003 the Russian Super Cup is a one-match competition between the winners in the Russian Premier League and the Russian Cup.