Spartak will play with Lokomotiv in the quarterfinals of the RPL way of the Russian Cup
MOSCOW, 3 Dec – The players of the Moscow “Spartak” will play with the capital “Locomotive” in the quarterfinals of the playoffs of the RPL Cup of Russia.
Meetings of this stage will be held in late February – early March. The winners will advance to the semi-finals of the RPL path, the losers – to the second stage of the quarter-finals of the path of the regions.
The Russian Cup is held in a new format, the teams go to the final in two ways. The clubs of the Russian Premier League (RPL path) were divided into four groups, the games in which were held in two rounds. The teams that took the first two places in their groups advanced to the playoffs of the RPL path; those who took third place – in the playoffs of the path of the regions. Teams from the First and Second Leagues, as well as amateur clubs, follow the path of the regions. In the playoffs of the RPL path, the clubs will play two matches each, the confrontations in the playoffs of the regions’ path consist of one meeting. In the final of the Russian Cup, which will be held on June 11 in Moscow at the Luzhniki stadium, the winners of the RPL path and the path of the regions will meet.
The remaining pairs of the quarterfinals of the playoffs of the RPL path
“Wings of the Soviets” (Samara) – “Dynamo” (Moscow);
“Rostov” – “Ural” (Yekaterinburg);
CSKA – Krasnodar.