CSKA Moscow shrugged off their midweek Champions League drubbing in Rome with a 1-0 win over Lokomotiv in the Moscow derby on Sunday.
Andre Villas-Boas hailed Zenit St Petersburg`s perfect start to the new Russian league but warned of tough times ahead as the Champions League looms.
Zenit St Petersburg coach Andre Villas-Boas will this weekend seek to extend the perfect start to his tenure that has seen the team emerge as favourites to win the Russian Premier League.
French international Lassana Diarra on Tuesday denied rumours on social media websites that he had become a jihadist in the Syria war.
Lokomotiv Moscow went back to the top of the Russian Premier League table on Sunday despite being held to a 0-0 draw by city rivals Spartak.
Lokomotiv Moscow head coach Slaven Bilic has been given 10 days to draw up a plan to rescue the football team after leading it to its worst-ever Russian Premier League finish.
Schalke 04, Lokomotiv Moscow and Stoke City sealed places in the last 32 of the Europa League but a 2-0 defeat at Salzburg left Paris St Germain coach Antoine Kombouare looking over his shoulder.
Day in Pics: 21st April
Showbiz World - April 21, 2015
Kareena, Karisma and Saif celebrate Babita's birthday!