SOCHI, Russia -- Lokomotiv Moscow won their second Russian Cup in three years with a 2-0 victory over Ural Yekaterinburg on Tuesday. Both sides finished with nine men after a fight in the closing minutes of the match.
Lokomotiv went on the attack from the opening whistle but only made the breakthrough in the 76th minute when a shot by Igor Denisov caught Ural goalkeeper Nikolai Bolotny on the wrong foot.
Alexei Miranchuk put the game beyond Ural's reach in the 90th minute with his team's second...
BELGRADE, Serbia -- Two Russian fans have been hospitalised with serious injuries after being stabbed following a friendly soccer match between Red Star Belgrade and Lokomotiv Moscow.
Serbian Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic said Sunday police were looking for the knife-wielding perpetrators who attacked a group of Lokomotiv fans in downtown Belgrade late Saturday.
Serbian media reports said the Russian fans were attacked by supporters of Red Star's rival Partizan Belgrade.
The match, which Red...
Russian league leader Spartak Moscow have signed midfielder Alexander Samedov from Lokomotiv Moscow.
The 32-year-old Samedov started his career with Spartak and played for them until 2005. He says he feels "huge nerves but at the same time happiness to return to my first club after 12 years."
Samedov rejoins a team who are five points clear of Zenit St. Petersburg at the top of the standings. Under Italian coach Massimo Carrera, Spartak are chasing their first title since 2001.
The right-sided midfielder...
Lassana Diarra has told RMC the €10 million fine he has been ordered to pay Lokomotiv Moscow will "shape my future."
Diarra, 31, saw his appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport rejected in May, meaning a FIFA ruling was upheld that he was in breach of contract when he left Lokomotiv in 2014 after just a year of his four-year deal.
That decision also meant a 15-month playing ban, a suspension of his wages and the massive fine, which the former Arsenal and Chelsea midfielder says is something...