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Wilson Isidor and Zénith Saint-Petersburg offer themselves a second trophy for the season

By Mythsouka Jean-Philippe

In a tense final full of twists and turns, Zenit Saint Petersburg won the Russian Cup by overthrowing Baltika Kaliningrad in a memorable match.

The first half saw Baltika take the lead with a goal scored in the 40th minute, plunging Zenith fans into worry. However, fate changed with the entry into play of French striker Wilson Isidor in the 91st minute.

The second half was a real festival of football, with Zenith unleashed and determined to turn the tide. Two dazzling goals, scored in the 81st and 95th minutes, finally sealed the fate of the match in favor of Zenit Saint Petersburg.

This triumph allows Zénith to achieve a historic championship-cup double, thus crowning an exceptional season for the club. For Wilson Isidor, it is a second glorious trophy this season, thus marking his mark in the history of the club and the competition.

Zenit supporters can now celebrate this new success with pride, while Baltika Kaliningrad will have to content themselves with the frustration of a narrowly lost final. This match will be remembered as one of the most thrilling moments of the Russian football season.