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Zvezda Perm: Need to know

NEW OPPONENTS: Man City Women face 2009 runners-up Zvezda Perm in the Round of 32

NEW OPPONENTS: Man City Women face 2009 runners-up Zvezda Perm in the Round of 32

Everything you need to know about our Champions League opponents, Zvezda Perm...

Five-time Russian Championship winners Zvezda are based in the city of Perm, and were named after the men's side which dissolved in 1997.

2015/16 Champions League top scorer

Daryna Apanaschenko (three goals)

2015/16 league position 

Champions

Manager

Goran Aleksić

Stadium

Zvezda Stadium, Perm, Russia. Capacity: 17,000

Best UCL/European Cup performance

Runners-up: 2009.

Team

Goalkeepers:

Elena Kochneva, Iryna Zvarych.

Defenders:

Anastasia Akimova, Valentina Orlova, Daria Makarenko, Elena Suslov, Love Kipyatkova, Maria Galai.

Midfielders:

Alain Nurgaliyev, Anastasia Pozdeyeva, Daria Apanaschenko, Elizabeth Daniel, Oia Andrushchak, Olga Kasatkina, Julia Korneevets.

Forwards:

Anna Sinko, Ekaterina Pantyukhina, Nadezhda Ilyina, Olesya Kurochkin.

CHAMPIONS: Perm won their fifth title in 2015

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