The draw for the Russian Football Cup group stage between RPL clubs will take place on 17 August.
MOSCOW, August 16 – RIA Novosti. According to the website of the Russian Football Union (RFU), the group stage draw of the Russian Football Cup’s Russian Premier League (RPL) route will take place on August 17.
The draw will be held between all 16 RPL teams, which will be divided into four groups according to the results.
The first basket – “Zenith” (St. Petersburg), “Sochi”, “Dynamo” (Moscow), “Krasnodar”; second pot – CSKA, Lokomotiv (Moscow), Akhmat (Grozny), Wings of the Soviets (Samara); the third basket – “Rostov”, “Spartak” (Moscow), “Nizhny Novgorod”, “Ural” (Yekaterinburg); fourth basket – “Khimki” (Moscow region), “Torpedo” (Moscow), “Torch” (Voronezh), “Orenburg”.
In the group stage, teams will play each other in two rounds, with each club playing a total of six matches. The top two places in their groups will advance to the playoffs on the way to the RPL; Those who take third place go to the play-offs of the region’s path.
The first round of the group tour of the RPL road will be held on August 30 and 31.
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