CSKA tied with Spartak in the match of the 13th round of the RPL thanks to Chalov’s double
MOSCOW, 16 Oct – CSKA players played a draw with Spartak in the Moscow derby as part of the 13th round of the Russian Premier League (RPL).
Sunday’s meeting, held on the field of “red-blue” in Moscow, ended with a score of 2:2. As part of the army team, Fedor Chalov, recognized as the best player of the match, scored a double (17th and 70th minutes). Anton Zinkovsky (53) and Alexander Sobolev (57) scored against the “red-whites”.
Russian Premier League (RPL)
October 16, 2022 • start at 20:00
2 : 2
Prior to that, Chalov could not score “Spartacus” for 10 matches in various tournaments. Sobolev extended his goal streak with the Red-Whites to seven meetings and repeated the club record set in 1955 by Nikolai Parshin. The striker missed the last round of the RPL due to disqualification. He also scored a goal for the Russian national team against the Kyrgyz team in a friendly match on September 24.
“Spartak”, gaining 26 points after 13 rounds, climbed to second place in the standings. The team of Guillermo Abascal interrupted the five-match winning streak (2 games in the Russian Cup, 3 meetings in the RPL). CSKA is ranked lower with 25 points. Maintains leadership in the championship of St. Petersburg “Zenith”, which has 33 points.
In the next round, Spartak will host Khimki near Moscow on October 23, while CSKA will play Orenburg away on the same day.