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Lokomotiv Moscow reached the final of the Olympus-the Cup of Russia, having beaten “Rostov” in the two matches. The return match, held in Rostov-on-don, ended with the victory of the capital team with the score 2:0.
In the composition of railwaymen scored Rifat Zhemaletdinov and Fedor Smolov. The first semi-final match between these clubs ended in a draw 2:2. Thus, “the locomotive” has beaten “Rostov” the sum of the two matches (4:2) and passed to the final.
In the second semi-final in Ekaterinburg “Ural” was stronger than the Tula “Arsenal” (3:2 in two matches). The second meeting was also held on may 15, the team did not reveal the winner — 2:2.
The decisive match of the tournament will be held may 22 in Samara. The winner of the match will be eligible to play in the second most important international club tournament of the continent — the Europa League. Last season, won the Olympus Cup in Russia was “Tosno”. Due to licensing issues or “Tosno”, nor the other finalist of the Kursk “vanguard” was not included in the competition. As a result, in the Europa League played the sixth team of the championship of Russia — Ufa.
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