Lokomotiv lost to Krasnodar in the first match under the leadership of Galaktionov
MOSCOW, 23 Nov – Krasnodar beat Lokomotiv Moscow in the fifth round match of the group stage of the Russian Football Cup.
Russian Football Cup
November 23, 2022 • start at 20:00
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Group A meeting was held in Krasnodar and ended with the score 1:0. Ilzat Akhmetov scored at the 15th second. Kirill Nikishin, an 18-year-old student of the academy, made his debut for Lokomotiv, replacing Dmitry Zhivoglyadov in the 78th minute.
Lokomotiv played the first match under the leadership of Mikhail Galaktionov, who is also the coach of the Russian youth team. On November 11, he left Nizhny Novgorod, and two days later he was appointed to the post of head coach of the railway workers.
According to the results of five rounds, Krasnodar tops the Group A table with 10 points, followed by Nizhny Novgorod (10), Lokomotiv (8) and Khimki (2). From the first two places in the group, the teams will advance to the playoffs of the RPL path, from the third – to the playoffs of the regional path.
In the final round, Krasnodar will host Khimki on November 27, Lokomotiv will play at home with Nizhny Novgorod on the same day.