Europa League Preview: FC Krasndar – Crzena Zvezda

First Playoff Round, First Leg: Bulls Bullish or Red Star Gleaming? Krasnodar enters this weekโ€™s Europa League match against Serbian side Crvena Zvezda in some spotty form. As of late, they have drawn against two potential relegation candidates in the RFPL. Between these disappointing draws came a last gasp victory over FC Akhmat, who is expected to challenge for European places this year. On top of their questionable form, injury concerns abound for Krasnodar, with some newcomers potentially … [Read more...]

Krasnodar Tricks UEFA With Podberyozkin Signing

It came as a surprise when FC Krasnodar announced the signing of Ural midfielder Vyacheslav Podberyozkin in the end of December. Podberyozkin joined the Bulls from Ural, where he has impressed since his debut for the club last season. Since joining Ural the Russian midfielder has established himself as an important part of the Yekaterinburg side, and with his contract set to expire following this season, he became an attractive player for most Russian clubs, who are always looking for … [Read more...]