Soccer / Football : Russia : Premier League 2017/2018
Lunev sidelined with hamstring injury
Zenit goalkeeper Andrei Lunev was injured in the match with Anzhi on Saturday 14 April. After undergoing a medical examination the Russian international has been diagnosed with a hamstring injury, the exact amount of time he will be out for will be announced soon. Lunev joined Zenit in December 2016 and has played 41 matches and kept 22 clean sheets for the club.
|2||Spartak M||50||18||14-8-4 (26)|
|18.4||CSKA - Amkar||3 : 0|
|18.4||Lokomotiv - Grozny||0 : 0|
|18.4||Zenit - Dynamo||2 : 1|
|15.4||Rostov - Khabarov.||2 : 0|
|15.4||Ural - Spartak M||2 : 1|
|15.4||Ufa - CSKA||1 : 1|
|14.4||Amkar - Rubin||0 : 3|
|14.4||Dynamo - Lokomotiv||0 : 4|
Russian Premier League stats
|home wins||41 %|
|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.