Malcolm / Photo: © Oleg Bukharev / Match TV
In the fifth round of the Russian Championship Zenit defeated Dynamo away (2-0).
In one episode of the match, when referee Evgeny Turbin stopped the match and recorded something in his notebook, a recruit from the St. Petersburg club Malcom hit him with the ball. The referee reacts calmly to the Brazilian's mistake by pointing his thumb up. Perhaps Turbin's reaction is related to Malcolm's apologies behind the scenes.
Remember that Zenit's victory brought goals to Artem Dziuba and Magomed Ozdoev. Malcom, 22, entered the field immediately after the break and was not marked by any effective action.