FC Moscow & Zenit advance in the Russian Cup

Spartak Moscow 1 – FC Moscow 2 (Russian Cup, August 5, 2009) Evgeni Makeev handed Spartak a 9th minute lead but goals in each half from Edgaras Cesnauksis and Igor Strelkov turned the match in the visitors’ favour.

Zenit St. Petersburg 2 – Nizhny Novgorod 1 (AET) (Russian Cup, August 5, 2009) Alessandro Rosina opened for Zenit on the Italian’s debut since joining from Torino. Nizhny equalised through Maksim Zyuzin with seven minutes left on the clock. Zenit won the match in extra time courtesy of a Ivica Krizanac winner.