May 11, 21:24
“Spartak” defeated “Yenisei” and for the first time in 16 years reached the final of the Cup of Russia
In the semi-final match, the Moscow club beat the Krasnoyarsk Enisey 3-0 at home. In the final, Spartak will face Dynamo, the Red-Whites won the Russian Cup in 2003 for the last time.
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Football players of Moscow “Spartak” beat Krasnoyarsk “Yenisei” with a score of 3:0 in the semifinal match of the Cup of Russia. The meeting was held in Moscow at the Otkritie Bank Arena.
Goals were scored by Quincy Promes (22nd minute), Zelimkhan Bakaev (57) and Alexander Sobolev (87).
Promes became the 10th player in the history of Spartak to score 80 goals for the Red-Whites. The leader in this indicator is Nikita Simonyan with 160 goals.
Dynamo reached the Russian Cup final for the first time in 10 years
In the final of the tournament, Spartak will play with Dynamo, which beat Alania the day before with a score of 3:0. The Russian Cup final will be held at Luzhniki on May 29. Spartak and Dynamo will play in the decisive match of this tournament for the first time.
Spartak reached the final of the Russian Cup for the first time since 2006, then the Red-Whites lost to CSKA (0:3). In total, the club won the Cup of Russia three times (1994, 1998, 2003), twice played in the final (1996, 2006). Enisey, playing in the Football National League (FNL), made it to the semi-finals of the tournament for the first time.
Last year, the Cup of Russia was won by Lokomotiv, which is the most titled club in the history of the tournament (nine wins).