In the match of the 15th round of the Tinkoff of the Russian Premier League (RPL) on November 20, FC Spartak Moscow lost to Krasnodar and thereby extended the streak without victories in the championship to five matches. It is reported by “Sport-Express”.
The meeting took place in Krasnodar and ended with a score of 2: 1 in favor of the hosts. The goals scored in the winning team were scored by John Cordoba and Grzegorz Krychowiak. So, after the goal of Cordoba in the 16th minute, Krasnodar took the lead. The return goal, in turn, was scored by the forward of the Muscovites Alexander Sobolev (45 + 5), who converted a penalty on the second attempt. The goalkeeper Matvey Safonov was able to repel the first blow, but because of his exit from the goal line before the ball touched the attacker, the penalty was interrupted. The victory of Krasnodar was ensured by Krykhovyak’s goal from the penalty spot in the 61st minute of the match.
Thus, Rui Vitoria’s wards increased their unbeaten run in the RPL championship to five matches. The last time the red and white won was on October 3, beating Akhmat Grozny with a score of 1: 0.
At the moment, Spartak Moscow is in tenth place in the RPL standings with 19 points in the asset, while Krasnodar is in fifth place with 24 points.
On November 27, within the framework of the 16th round of the Tinkoff of the Russian Premier League, Krasnodar will play against Khimki near Moscow. Spartak on November 29 will have to meet Ufa on the road
Earlier, on November 7, the central match of the 14th round of the RPL between the teams “Spartak” and “Lokomotiv” ended in a draw. During the Moscow derby, both teams were able to score one goal against each other. In the middle of the first half, Spartak received a second yellow card and midfielder Ruslan Litvinov was sent off.
On November 5, Spartak also drew with English Leicester. The first goal of the game in the 51st minute was scored by Spartak. After a pass from Ignatov, Victor Moses scored a goal.
On October 30, the red and whites missed the victory in the match against Rostov in the 13th round of the RPL. The meeting ended with a score of 1: 1. The head coach of Rostov Vitaly Kafanov, commenting on the game, noted that Spartak is a dangerous opponent, but Rostov was closer to victory, as he managed to create more chances.