Zenit St. Petersburg vs Fenerbahce: Victor Moses' Turkish side dumped out of Europa League

Zenit St. Petersburg vs Fenerbahce: Victor Moses' Turkish side dumped out of Europa League

- Zenit St. Petersburg vs Fenerbahce Europa League clash saw the Russian side progress to the tourney's round of 16 stage

- A brace from Sardar Azmoun and one from Magomed Ozdoev ensured the hosts cruise to victory after regulation period

- Meanwhile, Chelsea on loan star Victor Moses was unable to rescue them from losing and crashing out at the same time

Russian League giants Zenit St. Petersburg have progressed to the Europa League round of 16 stage after beating Fenerbahce 3-1 at Gazprom Arena on Thursday, February 21.

Despite losing the reverse fixture by a lone goal in Turkey earlier this month, coach Sergei Semak's men put up an impressive performance to seal their passage on 3-2 aggregate.

Magomed Ozdoev opened scoring for the hosts in the fourth minute, while Sardar Azmoun doubled his side's lead with barely seven minutes to the end of the first half.

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Mehmet Topal pulled one back for the visitors in the 43 minute to give his side an away goal advantage should the game end that way.

But an Azmoun's stunner in the 76th minute ended the hopes of the Turkish side from reaching the next phase of the championship.

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Meanwhile, former Super Eagles star Victor Moses featured for his side all through the regulation period, but was unable to rescue them from crashing out of the tourney.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Victor Moses opened his Turkish League goal account in Fenerbahce's 2-0 win over S.K Göztepe on Friday, February 1.

The former Super Eagles star, who recently sealed a loan move from Chelsea to his present club started the match from the bench and came in to justify his signing.

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Ghanaian international Andre Ayew, who previously plied his trade with Swansea in the English Premier League, netted the opener for the Yellow Canaries in the seven minutes of the match.

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