Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Russian internationals shine in Moscow showdown

The showdown between CSKA Moscow and Dynamo Moscow for second-place in the Rosgosstrakh Championship of Russia featured a bevy of players internationally capped for Russia.

Lead by Valery Gazzaev, CSKA Moscow put forth a brilliant effort in-route to a 3-1 victory over Dynamo Moscow.

Sergei Ignashevich with forty-five caps on his resume opened the scoring for Koni only seven minutes into the match pouncing on the rebound of his own penalty kick.

CSKA doubled it's lead thirteen minutes after the break with a eighteen year-old phenom Alan Dzagoev being the playmaker, linking up with Miloš Krasić before Vágner Love scoring.

Finally with ten minutes remaining Yuri Zhirkov, who has been rewarded with twenty-eight caps, scored off a perfect pass by Vágner Love to make it 3-0.

For all the details on this great match, please visit "CSKA Moscow defeats Dynamo Moscow 3-1"