Zenit St. Petersburg vs. Borussia Dortmund: Champions League Live Score, Report

Sam TigheWorld Football Tactics Lead WriterFebruary 25, 2014

Associated Press

UEFA Champions League—Petrovsky Stadium, Russia.

Zenit St. Petersburg 2-4 Borussia Dortmund

Scorers: Mkhitaryan (4'), Reus (5'), Shatov (60'), Lewandowski (62'), Hulk (p 69'), Lewandowski (70')


Borussia Dortmund secured a sizable first-leg advantage in St. Petersburg on Tuesday night, beating Zenit 4-2 in sub-zero temperatures.

Robert Lewandowski bagged a brace after Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Marco Reus had given BVB an early lead, with Oleg Shatov and Hulk scoring consolatory strikes for the home side.

Zenit must now pull off a modern-day miracle to advance to the quarterfinals.