Zenit defeated Liverpool with two zero.
Liverpool 0:2 slid away to Zenit in first 1/16-final the Europa League.
Two goals from Zenit fell in the last 20 minutes.
It was the fifth straight game without a win for the team of Brendan Rodgers in all competitions.
Meeting in St. Petersburg and was equivalent positions for both teams.
Luis Suarez wasted purest principles that are found to Liverpool. One of them Uruguayan found himself alone against Malafeev but slow and was closed by the home goalkeeper and defenders are retracted.
In the 69th minute Hulk opened the scoring in favor of Zenith. Brazilian shot Pepe Reina with a shot from outside the box. Three minutes later, Sergei Semak double reserve and a good advance his team before the second leg of the "Anfield" after one week.