Here are selected briefs of Chipolopolo stars performances abroad this past weekend.
The Russia league resumed this past weekend since March due to the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown.
Attacker Lameck Banda came on in the 73rd minute but was not on target for hosts Arsenal Tula in their 3-2 home loss to 6th positioned and 2016/17 champions Spartak Moscow on Saturday.
Banda, though, was on hand with a stoppage time assist to give Tula a dignified finish.
Compatriot and midfielder Klings Kangwa was an unused substitute while his brother Evans did not make the lineup for 9th placed Tula.
Midfielder Lubambo Musonda played the full 90 minutes for 4th placed Slask Wroclaw in Sunday’s 2-0 away loss to leaders Leiga Warszawa in the first round of the championship playoff stage of the season as the latter battle to reclaim their crown after finishing second last term.
Djurgardens IF suffered their second successive league loss of the season after three rounds of games played when they lost 3-0 way at leaders Norrkoping.
Midfielder Edward Chilfuya started for Djurgardens, who tumbled from 2nd to 12th after the weekend defeat, before he was substituted in the 55th minute while Emmanuel Banda has yet to make selection this season.
Defending champions RB Salzburg failed to break the deadlock in their doubleheader date against 4th placed Wolfsberger AC following a 2-2 home draw on Sunday after finishing 0-0 away in the first leg on Wednesday at the halfway point of the championship playoff.
Midfielder Enock Mwepu played the full 90 minutes and scored the second goal for the league leaders in the 71st minute while striker Patson Daka was not on target but started and completed the match.