© press service of FC KhimkiKhimki forward Alexander Rudenko (center) in the RPL match with Nizhny Novgorod
KHIMKI, 24 Jul – “Khimki” beat “Nizhny Novgorod” in the match of the second round of the Russian Football Championship.
The meeting, held in Khimki, ended with the score 3:0 in favor of the hosts. The goals were scored by Alexander Rudenko (62nd minute), Reziuan Mirzov (80) and Alexander Dolgov (89). The first and third goals were the result of mistakes by the guests’ goalkeeper Artur Nigmatullin.
Khimki, who scored four points, share third place with Zenit in the standings of the Russian Premier League (RPL). “Nizhny Novgorod” with one point is on the 13th line.
In the next round, Khimki will play on the road with Rostov on July 31, while Nizhny Novgorod will host CSKA on the same day.