A conversation with the players about the boycott of the match for the Super Cup against Zenit will be held on June 21-22, said the general director of Spartak. After that, the final decision of the club will be announced.
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Footballers of the Moscow “Spartak” will decide on the boycott of the match for the Russian Super Cup against “Zenith”, which will be held in St. Petersburg, in a week and a half. about it to journalists informed General Director of the club Evgeny Melezhikov.
“We were moved in every possible way on this issue. Personally, my opinion is in favor of sports confrontation, ”Match TV quotes him.
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According to him, this topic will be discussed with the players of the team. “Personally, my opinion is to play. What opinion will the players have, I will hear them on the 21st-22nd of June. It will be interesting for me to know,” Melezhikov said.
Answering a question about how the club would act if the players refused to go to St. Petersburg, the general director said: “I don’t know.” “We will work out a decision and announce it. I don’t want to make the fans hostage, ”he added.
The match for the Russian Super Cup between Spartak and Zenit will take place on July 9 in St. Petersburg at the Gazprom Arena. The corresponding decision was made on June 10 by the Russian Football Union (RFU). Spartak, after the announcement of the final decision at the venue of the match, published in the Telegram channel a parody of the Internet meme “No one came to the fan meeting”, hinting that the team might boycott the game.