Zenit and the Gazprom Academy to host Barcelona


From 6 to 12 August, the Barcelona Academy will send a team to St. Petersburg to play at the Gazprom Academy.

Barcelona will bring a team consisting on players born in 2001 and 2002 and will play three friendlies whilst in St. Petersburg.

On 7 August Konstantin Zyryanov’s Zenit U19 team will play Barcelona, on 9 August ​​Zenit U17 will face the Catalans and on 11 August Zenit U16 will play our guests.

All three matches will be held at the MSA Petrovsky and Zenit-TV will show the games live. Kick-off times will be published shortly.

As part of the Spanish club’s visit there will also be technical workshops and discussions between both club’s coaching staff. Zenit have also organised a sightseeing tour of the city and other activities for Barcelona.