Striker St. Petersburg “Zenit” Alexander Kokorin was among the contenders for the title of best player of the week in the Europa League, said on Friday the press-service of the Union of European football associations (UEFA).
On the eve of Zenit in the match of the fifth round of the group stage of the competition in his field defeated the Israeli “Makkabi” with the account 2:0. Kokorin became the author of one of goals in gate of Israelis.
In addition to the Russians in the list of candidates includes Costa Nhamoinesu (“Sparta”), Edin Dzeko (Roma), Kostas Fortunis (Olympiakos), Yevhen Konoplyanka (Schalke 04), Aritz Aduriz (athletic), Wayne Rooney (“Manchester United”), Lasse Sean (“Ajax”).
In the Europa League-2016/17 “Zenit” while there is no loss: he had won five victories in five matches and ahead of schedule provided to itself an exit in the playoffs from the first place in the group.
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— UEFA Europa League (@EuropaLeague) on 24 November 2016