Soccer / Football : Russia : Premier League 2017/2018
Kokorin suffered a cruciate ligament injury
Russia striker Alexander Kokorin is expected to miss the World Cup in his home country because of a serious knee injury. Zenit St. Petersburg says he tore the cruciate ligaments in his right knee in the opening minutes of a Europa League last-16 game against Leipzig on Thursday. Kokorin will fly to Rome for further medical treatment including likely surgery, the team adds.
|2||Spartak M||44||15||12-8-3 (23)|
|17.3||Rubin - Spartak M||1 : 2|
|17.3||Anzhi - Tosno||2 : 0|
|17.3||Krasnodar - Ufa||0 : 1|
|17.3||Tula - Rostov||2 : 2|
|17.3||Khabarov. - Ural||0 : 3|
|12.3||Ural - Lokomotiv||0 : 2|
|11.3||Rostov - Zenit||0 : 0|
|11.3||Spartak M - Khabarov.||1 : 0|
Russian Premier League stats
|home wins||40 %|
|away wins||31 %|
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.