Zenit St Petersburg are getting a bit of flak over a deleted tweet after drawing Dundalk

The Russian side are the toughest proposition in Dundalk's group

Andres Palop, Zenit St Petersburg

Former player Andres Palop shows the draw "Football Club Zenit" during the Europa League draw ceremony of the first round of the 2016/2017 Europa League, at the Grimaldi Forum, in Monaco, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

One of Dundalk's rewards for Europa League group stage qualification are games against Champions League regulars Zenit St Petersburg.

The Russian side are the toughest proposition in Dundalk's group which also features Netherlands' AZ Alkmaar and Israel's Maccabbi Tel Aviv.

But Zenit have been getting a bit of flak on Twitter for a tweet purportedly claimed to have been sent from their social media account and then hastily deleted.

However, given that tweets can be faked, one can never be 100% of that: