Soccer / Football : Russia : Premier League 2017/2018
|19.Ural - CSKA|
|Spartak M - Lokomotiv|
|Rubin - Anzhi|
|20.Amkar - Zenit|
|Dynamo - Ufa|
|Rostov - Krasnodar|
|21.Grozny - Tula|
Spartak M 10.8.17
Pasalic moves to Spartak Moscow on loan
Croatia midfielder Mario Pasalic has signed a new four-year contract with Chelsea. The Stamford Bridge club has also decided to send 22-year-old Pasalic on another season-long loan, to Spartak Moscow. Pasalic has signed for Chelsea in 2014 following the move from Hajduk Split. He was later loaned to Elche, Monaco, and Milan.
Zenit sign Matias Kranevitter
Argentine midfielder Matias Kranevitter has joined Zenit St Petersburg from Atletico Madrid on a four-year deal. The 24-year-old ended last season on loan to Sevilla but made his name at River Plate, where he won the Argentine league and the Copa Libertadores. Kranevitter is the fourth Argentine to join the Russian club this close season, following the signings of Leandro Paredes, Emanuel Mammana and Sebastian Driussi.
Sigurdsson joins Rubin Kazan on loan
Fulham defender Ragnar Sigurdsson has left Craven Cottage to join Russian side Rubin Kazan on a season-long loan. Iceland international Sigurdsson joined Fulham from Krasnodar for an undisclosed fee on a two-year deal in August 2016. The 31-year-old made 18 appearances last season, scoring his only goal in a 2-0 win at Ipswich in December.
Spartak M 2.8.17
Pasalic joins Spartak on loan
Chelsea midfielder Mario Pasalic has signed a new four-year deal at the club and will spend the 2017/18 campaign on loan at Spartak Moscow. The 22-year-old, who is now contracted to Chelsea until 2021, joined the EPL champions in 2014 from Hajduk Split and has since been sent on loan to Elche, Monaco and Milan. The Croatia international can now add Spartak to that list and will hope to gain Champions League experience with the Russian champions.
|8||Spartak M||8||-1||2-2-2 (6)|
|18.8||Tosno - Khabarov.||0 : 0|
|14.8||Tula - Ural||2 : 2|
|13.8||Lokomotiv - Tosno||0 : 2|
|13.8||Zenit - Grozny||4 : 0|
|13.8||Krasnodar - Amkar||1 : 1|
|13.8||Khabarov. - Rubin||1 : 1|
|12.8||CSKA - Spartak M||2 : 1|
|12.8||Anzhi - Dynamo||1 : 3|
Russian Premier League stats
|home wins||41 %|
|away wins||35 %|
League format : Soccer / Football : Russia : Premier League 2017/2018
The Russian Premier League contains 16 teams. They will play a round-robin tournament whereby each team plays each one of the other teams twice, once at home and once away. Thus, a total of 240 matches will be played, with 30 matches played by each team.
The teams that finish 15th and 16th will be relegated to the First Division, while the top two First Division teams will be promoted to the Premier League. The 13th and 14th Premier League teams will play the 4th and 3rd First Division teams respectively in two playoff games with the winner ssecuring Premier League spots.