Zenit reaches UEFA Europa League knockout stage after draw with Rosenborg

Zenit reaches UEFA Europa League knockout stage after draw with Rosenborg

Russia’s Zenit St. Petersburg grabbed a point it needed to secure a spot in the UEFA Europa League knockout stage on Thursday night in a 1:1 draw with Norway’s Rosenborg in Trondheim.

Nicklas Bendtner put the Norwegians ahead in the 55th minute, but Zenit converted a 93rd minute equalizer to seal a 1-1 draw.

Earlier, Zenit won three games out of three in Group L, scoring 11 goals and conceding just two in the process. During the previous round, Zenit defeated Rosenborg 3:1.

With ten points, Zenit leads in the Group L, followed by Spain’s Real Sociedad (9 points), Rosenborg (4 points) and Vardar (0 points), TASS recalls.

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