Monday night starting at 19:00 will be held the last game of round number two Russian Premier League. Defending champions, CSKA Moscow, will receive the visit of the Samara band that played relegation at the end of the previous season.
CSKA Moscow championship did not start so good as could be expected, returning with a single point on the field of Ural, following the draw with the score 2-2. That was not the first official match for CSKA this season champions and Super Cup disputand Russia won without appeal against rivals Zenit St. Petersburg 3-0. In friendly matches, two in number this summer, the band from Moscow was not handled at all well, losing 1-2 against Jiangsu Sainty Chinese people, following later to draw without a goal against V. Novgorod.
CSKA Moscow probable team: Akinfeev – Berezoutski, Berezoutski, Ignashevitch, Schennikov – Zuber, Wernbloom, Honda – Love, Dzagoev – Musa.
On the other hand, Samara, as I said, remained hardly in Russia’s first football league, finishing 14th in the last championship and thus obliged to dispute the second divisional round, Nalchik, winning 7-2 on aggregate. Samara had a good preparation period, with three wins in as many friendly games, against opponents like Sturm Graz, Mattersburg Ural or. In the first stage of the championship away team lost this game at home against Spartak Moscow 1-2.
Samara probable team: Veremko – Angbwa, Taranov, Amisulashvili, Grigalava – Nemov, Balyaykin, Tsallagov, Vorobiev, Adjindjal – Caballero.