Sept 24 (Gracenote) - Results and standings from the Russian championship matches on Saturday Saturday, September 24 CSKA Moscow 1 FC Krasnodar 1 Rostov 1 Lokomotiv Moscow 0 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Spartak Moscow
Sports minister Vitaly Mutko was on Saturday re-elected for a four-year term as president of Russia's Football Union (RFU) at a special executive board meeting in Moscow. The 57-year-old Mutko received 266 votes. Mutko presided over the RFU between 2005 and 2009 and then succeeded Nikolai Tolstykh in 2015.
Russian champions CSKA Moscow warmed up for their Champions League clash with Tottenham Hotspur by drawing 1-1 at home to Krasnodar on Saturday. The result left the Red Army side in second place in the Russian Premier League, one point behind leaders Spartak, who take on Ufa on Sunday. Zenit St Petersburg, who visit Anzhi Makhachkala also on Sunday, sit third, three points further back.