On October 4, VTB Arena will host the fifth round match of the Russian Cup RPL Road between Dynamo Moscow and Spartak. The meeting starts at 16:45 Moscow time. Teams have already announced their starting 11s.
Dynamo: Leshchuk, Balbuena, Marichal, Skopintsev, Bessmertny, Kutitsky, Fomin, Bitello, Gladyshev, Lesovoy, Smolov.
“Spartak”: Maksimenko, Maslov, Chernov, Dzhikia, Ryabchuk, Umyarov, Prutsev, Ignatov, Meleshin, Medina, Zinkovsky.
The meeting will be served by a jury panel led by Vladimir Moskalev.
After four group stage matches, Spartak is in first place with 12 points. The red-whites have already guaranteed their place in the play-offs. Guillermo Abascal’s team earned four victories. Dinamo is in second place with 5 points. Krasnodar has the same points, Paris Nizhny Novgorod has two points.
On October 4, Krylia Sovietov played their match. Samara team lost to Akhmat Grozny with a score of 0:3 and lost its chance for play-offs. Previously, Rubin Kazan lost this opportunity by losing 0:2 to Ural on October 3.
It is worth noting that in the 2022/23 season, Media League clubs participated in the Russian Cup for the first time. This season, 2DROTS was eliminated in the fourth round and Amkal was eliminated in the second round.
Previously reportedsaid that the former Spartak player left his post as head coach of the second league club.
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