VTB United League. Zenit vs PARMA-PARIMATCH
On March 6, Zenit will play a home game in VTB League against PARMA-PARIMATCH. Game will take place at the SIBUR Arena.
Small adjustments in the participants of the tournament left Zenit and Parma in third and fifth places in the standings. Adjustments in the roster of both teams guarantee a difficult but very interesting game.
Changes at PARMA
At the end of 2021, Parma announced the signing of Valery Likhodey. The most experienced 35-year-old forward played for Khimki, Lokomotiv-Kuban, UNICS. During the season, the team’s veteran Konstantin Bulanov, who spent his entire career in the VTB United League in a club from Perm, left the team.
On March 5, the club announced that Adas Juškevicius, Eigirdas Zukauskas, Markeks Mejeris, Artem Parahovsky, Jeremiah Hill, Marcel Ponitka and Lithuanian coaches Kazys Maksvytis, Gintaras Kadziulis had left the team.
It is supposed that young players will be involved to play.
PARMA-PARIMATCH forces in the VTB United League
6.5 – Artem Zabelin (Russia, center, 215 cm)
2.6 – Nikolay Zhmako (Russia, forward, 195 cm)
1.6 – Evgeny Voronov (Russia, guard, 194 cm)
1.0 – Valery Likhodey (Russia, forward, 205 cm)
Zenit forces in the VTB United League
8.8 – Sergey Karasev (Russia, forward, 201 cm)
2.8 – Andrey Zubkov (Russia, forward, 205 cm)
3.5 – Dmitry Kulagin (Russia, guard, 197 cm)
0.9 – Dmitry Kulagin (Russia, guard, 197 cm)