Russian Premier League Gameweek 17 Preview: Leaders CSKA aim to end losing streak
Russian Premier League Gameweek 17 Preview: Leaders CSKA aim to end losing streak

CSKA Moscow are looking to bounce back from three straight defeats to get their season back on track.

Valencia face test of character in the cold against Zenit
Valencia face test of character in the cold against Zenit

Youngsters 'Tropi' and Rafa Mir have been added to the Valencia squad as cover.

Zenit forward Hulk accuses Spartak fans of racism
Zenit forward Hulk accuses Spartak fans of racism

Zenit St Petersburg forward Hulk has said he was the victim of racist abuse during his side`s Russian Premier League encounter at Spartak Moscow on Saturday.

Andre Villas-Boas absent as Zenit tackle unbeaten CSKA
Andre Villas-Boas absent as Zenit tackle unbeaten CSKA

Banned Zenit St Petersburg boss Andre Villas-Boas is confident his reigning Russian champions will cope in his absence against unbeaten league leaders CSKA Moscow on Saturday.

Andre Villas-Boas to leave Zenit St Petersburg at end of season
Andre Villas-Boas to leave Zenit St Petersburg at end of season

 Andre Villas-Boas will leave his role as coach of Zenit St Petersburg at the end of the season, the Portuguese said on Thursday.

Zenit St Petersburg to face first serious test to unbeaten run
Zenit St Petersburg to face first serious test to unbeaten run

 Andre Villas-Boas`s Russian league leaders Zenit St Petersburg face their first serious test this season as they look to defend their perfect record against FC Krasnodar on Saturday.

Zenit and CSKA look to extend winning ways in Russia
Zenit and CSKA look to extend winning ways in Russia

Reigning champions and Russian Premiership leaders Zenit St Petersburg are looking to extend their perfect start to the new season when they face minnows Ufa on Sunday.

Zenit St Petersburg win again to make it three from three
Zenit St Petersburg win again to make it three from three

Reigning champions Zenit St Petersburg maintained their perfect start to the new Russian Premier League season with a 3-0 victory at home to Terek Grozny on Saturday.

Villas-Boas bullish as Zenit tackle Terek
Villas-Boas bullish as Zenit tackle Terek

Reigning champions Zenit St Petersburg aim to extend their perfect start to the new season when they face Terek Grozny in the Russian Premier League on Saturday. 

Two-goal Hulk buries World Cup draw controversy
Two-goal Hulk buries World Cup draw controversy

Brazilian striker Hulk scored twice to bury the controversy of being axed from the World Cup draw as reigning champions Zenit St Petersburg cruised to a 4-1 win at Ural Yekaterinburg.

Brazil's Hulk pulls out of World Cup draw
Brazil's Hulk pulls out of World Cup draw

Zenit St Petersburg`s Brazilian striker Hulk has pulled out of Saturday`s World Cup qualifying draw, only days after complaining of "gross and ugly" racism in Russian football.

Champions Zenit beat Dynamo to make winning start
Champions Zenit beat Dynamo to make winning start

Reigning champions Zenit St Petersburg battled back from a goal down to beat 10-man Dynamo Moscow 2-1 and make a winning start in the new Russian Premier League campaign on Sunday.

Amkar upset champions Zenit to avoid relegation

Newly-crowned champions Zenit St Petersburg;s six-match unbeaten series ended with a 1-0 defeat at the hands of strugglers Amkar Perm on Saturday.

New faces in for Zenit after title win
New faces in for Zenit after title win

Andre Villas-Boas, manager of Russia`s newly-crowned champions Zenit St Petersburg, is intent on refreshing his line-up for Saturday`s Premiership match at Amkar Perm to give some rest to the team`s top leaders.

Zenit St Petersburg look to seal title at the weekend
Zenit St Petersburg look to seal title at the weekend

League leaders Zenit St Petersburg can clinch their fourth Russian title on Sunday when they play minnows FC Ufa at their Petrovsky ground.

Krasnodar slip-up leaves Zenit on verge of title
Krasnodar slip-up leaves Zenit on verge of title

 FC Krasnodar were held to a 1-1 draw by struggling Amkar Perm on Monday, leaving Zenit St Petersburg on the brink of winning the Russian Premier League title. 

Zenit St Petersburg out to increase lead in Russia
Zenit St Petersburg out to increase lead in Russia

Zenit St Petersburg will be looking to increase their lead in the Russian Premier League on Sunday when they host strugglers Rostov.

Ambitious FC Krasnodar eye UEFA Champions League debut
Ambitious FC Krasnodar eye UEFA Champions League debut

Russia`s FC Krasnodar could be Champions League debutants next season with the club that was formed only seven years ago on the cusp of joining the big time thanks to the backing of billionaire owner Sergei Galitsky.

Zenit St Petersburg expect stiff Spartak Moscow test
Zenit St Petersburg expect stiff Spartak Moscow test

Russian Premier league leaders Zenit St Petersburg face what looks like being their biggest test in the title run-in when they travel to face old foes Spartak Moscow on Saturday.

Sevilla beat Rayo Vallecano to move up to fourth
Sevilla beat Rayo Vallecano to move up to fourth

Europa League holders Sevilla maintained their push for a return to the Champions League next season with a comfortable 2-0 win over Rayo Vallecano on Sunday.