FIFA World Cup At Euro 2008, they looked like one of Europe’s most exciting emerging sides – yet their World Cup build-up has been a shambles, as Michael Yokhin explains
CSKA Moskva Leonardo Slutskiy is refusing to press the panic button at CSKA Moscow despite seeing his side beaten 2-1 by city rivals Dynamo at the Arena Khimki.
Tottenham Hotspur Tottenham produced a late turnaround to beat AEL 2-1 in the Europa League on Thursday, while Astra shocked Lyon with a 2-1 away win.
There was more disappointment for Liverpool in the Europa League, while Marseille suffered a surprise home defeat.
Iker Casillas Fernández Iker Casillas' early penalty save paved the way for Porto to overcome Lokomotiv Moscow and strengthen their position at the top of Group D.
Zenit Zenit, Lokomotiv Moscow and Spartak Moscow continued their good starts to the Russian Premier League with victories over the weekend.
Zenit Zenit's unbeaten start to the Russian Premier League came to an end after a surprising 3-1 defeat at the hands of Terek Grozny on Saturday.
Lassana Diarra Lokomotiv Moscow will receive a massive payout from Lassana Diarra after he was found to have breached his contract.
Ederzito Macedo Lopes Sergio Conceicao said Porto captain Hector Herrera gives him "total confidence" after he scored in a 4-1 win over Lokomotiv Moscow.
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