Monday, December 18, 2017

Ural Yekaterinburg defeats Krasnodar to remain in championships

Following Ural Yekaterinburg's 2-1 defeat of Kuban Krasnodar on Monday at Central Stadium, the team will remain in the Russian Premier League championships.

Ural forward Gerson Acevedo scored the first goal 27 minutes into the start of the game. Kuban midfielder Vladislav Ignatyev tied the game minutes later, with Ural forward Denis Dorozhkin scoring the second and winning goal for Yekaterinburg approximately one hour later, Oblastnaya Gazeta reports.

Anzi Makhachkala, Volga Nizhny Novogorod, Krylia Sovetov Samara and Toms Tomsk have already been eliminated from the championships. Of the 12 teams remaining in the Russian Premier League, Ural Yekaterinburg stands in last place with 31 championship points.

CSKA Moscow--owned in part by Uzbek mogul Iskander Makhmudov--is the highest-ranked team in the championship with 61 points, according to Oblastnaya Gazeta.