The match, held at the Gazprom Arena, ended with the score 1: 0. The only goal in the match was scored thanks to a cut into his own goal against Spartak defender Ilya Kutepov, who unsuccessfully put his foot under the ball in the fight against Artyom Dziuba.
At the 49th minute of the match for two yellow cards the midfielder of the hosts Magomed Ozdoev was removed from the field.
After 18 matches, Zenit leads the RPL standings with 42 points. Spartak is in eighth position with 22 points.
Earlier, Khusainov said that it was impossible to count the goal of Zenit against Spartak.