Zenit St Petersburg boosted their confidence ahead of next week`s do-or-die Champions League clash against Monaco with a 4-0 win over FC Krasnodar on Saturday.
Zenit St Petersburg dished out a 5-0 drubbing to Mordovia Saransk on Sunday to end a two-match winless sequence and extend their lead in the Russian Premier League.
Goals from Hulk and Axel Witsel helped Zenit St Petersburg get their Champions League campaign off to the perfect start as they beat 10-man Benfica 2-0 away on Tuesday.
Belgium pointed to Eden Hazard as a potential match winner as they laid out a strategy to combat Lionel Messi and Argentina when they meet in their World Cup quarter-final in Brasilia on Saturday.
Zenit St Petersburg have signed Hulk from Porto and Axel Witsel from Benfica, both on five-year deals, for a reported fee €80 million, according to the Russian club`s website.
Day in Pics: 27th March
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