Champions League Preview: Liverpool FC – Spartak Moscow

Liverpool FC v Spartak Moscow – Wednesday, 6 December, 19:45 GMT – Anfield, Liverpool. Spartak Moscow fans, players and officials will be hoping for an old-school mid-90s result on Wednesday night as they faceoff against Liverpool in a direct shootout for a Champions League knockout spot. All three of Liverpool, Sevilla and Spartak are still able to win Group E, in what promises to be an exciting final day showdown. How do they achieve this? For Spartak it's simple, but once again I'll hand … [Read more...]

Rostov – Spartak: The Red-Whites at Their Usual Place

We are now more than two-thirds into the 2015/2016 season, and from a Spartak Moscow perspective, it is starting to look like many others. The Red-Whites are currently ranked seventh in the league, eight points behind league leaders Rostov, and four points behind Zenit in fourth place, which grants qualification for Europa League. Following last week’s 2-0 defeat to FC Rostov, captain Artyom Rebrov said: “The current situation is difficult, the club evolving here and there in the rankings.” Year … [Read more...]

Presenting the New Legionnaires

It is summer, and this means the transfer window is open. Several Russian clubs have brought in new players, and we have teamed up with football experts from around the globe to present you the latest legionnaires to join the Russian Premier League: Amkar Perm: Izunna Uzochukwu (Nigeria) from FC Midtjylland, Denmark: Freelance journalist and Danish football expert Henning Andersen (@HenningA_DK): When you look at Izunna Uzochukwu, he wouldn't stand out to you as a great defensive … [Read more...]