The battle on the Neva: Zenit and Lokomotiv will compete for the leadership

“Zenit” and “locomotive” will reveal the strongest results of the first round, “Leipzig” will try to take revenge on Bayern for the defeat in the Cup, and Lewis Hamilton in Mexico will try to arrange a fourth championship. About these and other events in the traditional sports announcement this weekend.


photo: Evgeny Semenov

The main event

Football. The Championship Of Russia. 15-th round

“Zenit” (St. Petersburg) – Lokomotiv (Moscow). 29 Oct. 16:30 (live on “Match TV”)

The two leaders of the championship of Russia on football will meet this Sunday on the banks of the Neva. “The locomotive” for a long time pursued to St. Petersburg and finally caught up with them on points. The team of Yuri Semin psychologically, it is important not to waver in their confrontation with Zenit and finish the first round on a positive note.

The club from the Northern capital the last three matches in the Premier League can not be called successful – two draws and one defeat. Moreover in the last two games – against Arsenal and CSKA Moscow – the team of Roberto Mancini failed to score a single goal. The “Zenith” continues to be the most productive club this season. Kokorin and Co. scoring 23 times. “Locomotive” with “Spartakom” divide on this indicator the second place – 20 goals.

Fans of “Zenith” can take comfort in the fact that the last time the railroad won in Saint-Petersburg a long time ago – in the summer of 2004! However, any series ever ends, and “locomotive”, which is progressing with every match, he can tickle the nerves of the hosts on Sunday.

The shortlist

Football. The Championship Of England. 10-th round

“Manchester United” – “Tottenham” (London). 28 Oct. 14:30 (live on “Match TV”)

In the Central match of the tenth round of the English Premier League “Manchester United” will take guests from the capital – football players “Tottenham”. Both teams scored 20 points and tied for second or third place in the standings.

For the upcoming meeting of the teams are in different mood: “MU” after the draw in Liverpool unexpectedly conceded modest “Huddersfield”, but “Tottenham”, by contrast, there is no loss in the national championship four consecutive games. Especially confident the capital club looked over the weekend against the backdrop of the “Liverpool” and convincingly won 4:1. The main danger of the Londoners ‘ squad comes from Harry Kane. England forward this year regularly shoot doubles four doubles in nine League games. However, it is unknown whether there is the formidable striker on the field against the “Manchester United”. On Wednesday in League Cup match Kane in the application of “Tottenham” was not.

Interestingly, Jose Mourinho’s team in this championship has never missed in his field and has a convincing goal difference and goals conceded – 14:0. While their Saturday’s opponents are successful in away matches – four wins out of four. On Saturday, someone’s winning streak will end.

Football. The Championship Of Germany. 10-th round

“Bavaria” (Munich) – “RB Leipzig”. 28 Oct. 19:30 (live on “Match! Football 3”)

On Wednesday, “Bayern” and “RB Leipzig” sorted out the relations in the framework of the national Cup, and after 3 days fighting with each other in the Bundesliga. The main and extra time in the Cup meeting ended in a draw – 1:1, and in the penalty shoot more precisely was the team of Jupp Heynckes.

On Saturday, the second act confrontation will take place not in Leipzig and in Munich. The owners will be very difficult – “Bavaria” this year doesn’t look flawless team, besides in the upcoming match will be the leaders of the club are: Frank Ribery, Thomas Muller and Manuel Neuer.

Guests in the Cup match demonstrated, that does not fear the super team from Munich and ready to give battle to the favourite. Main to Leipzig to do without unnecessary removals – on Wednesday, the team from the beginning of the second half were in the minority. The field was removed Guinean midfielder Nabi Keita. For the third time in their last seven games. Perhaps in equal structures at the “Leipzig” will be a real chance to qualify in Munich is not the only draw.

Basketball. Euroleague. 4th round

“Anadolu Efes” (Turkey) – CSKA (Russia). 27 Oct. 19:45 (live broadcast on channel “Match! Game”)

Moscow army team, bronze medalist at last year’s Euroleague in the offseason seriously upgraded. The team have gained five new players who are trusted to lead CSKA to future trophies. Beginners have yet to find common ground with the old club. Here is the first meeting under the strongest international basketball tournament, the Muscovites have lost the Spanish real Madrid – 69:82.

On Friday in Istanbul, CSKA will face “Anadolu Efes”. The Turks began the tournament with three defeats and will be eager to beat CSKA. Last season the teams met twice in the regular championship and both times the success was celebrated by the Russian team.

“Formula-1”. Grand Prix of Mexico

Qualification. 28 Oct. 21:00 (live broadcast on channel “Match TV”)

Race. 29 Oct. 22:00 (live broadcast on channel “Match! Game”)

For three stages before the end of the season the winner of the individual standings in the races “Formula-1” has practically defined. Lewis Hamilton of the “Mercedes AMG F1″ lead over his main rival of Sebastian Vettel (the”Scuderia Ferrari”) on 66 points. Given that the winner of the race gets 25 points, it is easy to calculate – for victory in the championship of the German racer will have to rely on a miracle.

Sorry, will not take part in the last three starts of the Russian racer Daniel Quat of “Toro Rosso Scuderia”. On Wednesday it became known that our pilot suspended by his team from racing until the end of the season. Despite the fact that the United States Grand Prix, Kvyat finished tenth and scored one point. This decision jeopardizes the performances of the Russians in “Royal races” next year.

The long list

Football. The Championship Of Russia. 15-th round

“Rostov” – “Spartak” (Moscow). 28 Oct. 19:00 (live broadcast on channel “Match TV”)

Football. The Championship Of France. 11-th round

PSG – “nice”. 27 Oct. 21:45 (live broadcast on channel “Match! Football 1”)

Bordeaux – Monaco. 28 Oct. 18:00

Football. The Championship Of Germany. 10-th round

Hannover – Borussia (Dortmund). 28 Oct. 16:30 (live on “Match! Football 3”)

Football. The Championship Of Spain. 10-th round

“Atletico” (Madrid) – “Villarreal”. 28 Oct. 19:30

“Athletic” (Bilbao) – “Barcelona”. 28 Oct. 21:45

Football. The Championship Of Italy.

“Milan” – “Juventus” (Turin). 28 Oct. 19:00 (live broadcast on channel “Match! Football 2”)

Hockey. KHL. The regular season.

“Spartak” (Moscow) – “Dynamo” (Moscow). 27 Oct. 19:30 (live broadcast on channel “KHL”)

Hockey. NHL. The regular season.

“Vegas Golden Knights” (Paradis) – “Colorado Avalanche” (Denver). 28 Oct. 01:00

“St. Louis Blues” – “The Columbus Blue Dzhekets”. 29 Oct. 04:00

Basketball. NBA. The regular season.

“Orlando Magic” – “San Antonio Spurs”. 28 Oct. 02:00

“Golden State Warriors” (Oakland) – “Washington Wizards”. 28 Oct. 05:30

Tennis. WTA. The final tournament.

The final. 29 Oct. 14:30 (live on “Match! Game”)

Volleyball. The Championship Of Russia. 8-th round

“Gazprom-Yugra” (Surgut) – “Belogore” (Belgorod)”. 28 Oct. 16:00

Mixed martial arts. M-1 Challenge. The battle for the title of Welterweight champion

Sergey Romanov Alexey Kunchenko. 27 Oct. 23:00 (live broadcast on channel “Match TV”)

Handball. World Cup-2019. Men. Qualifying tournament.

Finland – Russia. 28 Oct. 17:00 (live broadcast on channel “Match TV”)

Bandy. The Cup Of Russia. The final. 28 Oct. 10:00 a.m. (live broadcast on channel “Match! Our sport”)

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