Russian Premier League

Rubin Kazan claim title

November 21, 2009
Rubin Kazan held Zenit St Petersburg to a 0-0 draw to seal their second consecutive Russian Premier League title on Saturday.

The scoreless stalemate in Kazan gave Rubin 60 points and an insurmountable five-point lead over second-placed Spartak Moscow with one game remaining.

"This title means much more for us than the first," Rubin captain Sergei Semak told reporters.

"We had to fight probably three times harder than last year. This time our main rivals were chasing ...

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