Krasnodar News and Features
Zenit Russian Premier League leaders Zenit struggled to victory over Dynamo Moscow, as CSKA Moscow remained breathing down their necks.
Zenit Zenit suffered a minor setback in their Russian Premier League title tilt as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Torpedo Moscow, although the match was overshadowed by alleged racist abuse.
Zenit Jose Salomon Rondon netted a hat-trick to fire Zenit to a 3-0 victory over Ural in the first round of Russian Premier League fixtures since the mid-season break.
Sevilla UEFA Europa League champions Sevilla stayed alive in this season's competition, while Qarabag were unlucky to be eliminated on Thursday.
Krasnodar Krasnodar ended their UEFA Europa League campaign on a high with a 1-0 victory at Group H winners Everton on Thursday.
Arouna Koné Arouna Kone will make his long-awaited Everton return during Thursday's UEFA Europa League clash with Group H rivals Krasnodar.
Spartak Moskva Spartak Moscow ended 2014 with a 2-0 win over Ural in the Russian Premier League to ease the pressure on coach Murat Yakin.
Liverpool UEFA will continue to investigate seven clubs - including Liverpool, Inter and Roma - regarding their Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations.
Krasnodar Krasnodar slipped to third in the Russian Premier League after they had to settle for a 1-1 derby draw with Kuban Krasnodar on Wednesday.
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