Rostov draws 0-0 with Khimki on Saturday

ROSTOV-NA-DONU. Rostov and Khimki ended up goalless.

Rostov draws 0-0 with Khimki on Saturday

ROSTOV-NA-DONU. Rostov and Khimki didn’t manage to score any goal on Saturday..

The match was played at the Rostov Arena (Rostov-na-Donu) stadium in Rostov-na-Donu on Saturday and it started at 4:30 pm local time. In front of 15,825 spectators.​ The referee was Vladislav Bezborodov who was helped by Valeri Danchenko and Adlan Khatuev. The 4th official was Ivan Abrosimov. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 17.3 degrees Celsius or 63.12 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 63%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 45 Ball Possession 55
  • 13 Total 11
  • 6 On Target 2
  • 3 Off Target 5
  • 4 Shots blocked 4
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 9 Corners 9
  • 2 Off Sides 3
  • 16 Total 5
  • 4 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0

Ball possession

Khimki had a superior ball possession 55% while Rostov was struggling with a 45% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Rostov was more aggressive with 0 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 6 were on target. However, that was not enough Rostov to win the match​.

Rostov shot 13 times, 6 on target, 3 off target. On the other side, Khimki shot 11 times, 2 on target, 5 off target.


Rostov received 4 yellow cards (K. Schetinin, K. Bayramyan, I. Kalinin and A. Langovich). Talking about the opposition, Khimki received 3 yellow cards (K. Bozhenov, B. Idowu and G. Grigalava).

Match Timeline

R. Tugarev(goal)D. Poloz
D. Poloz(goal)
K. Bozhenov- Yellow
B. Idowu- Yellow
K. Schetinin- Yellow
K. Bayramyan- Yellow
I. Kalinin- Yellow
N. Anwan- sub ->A. Rudenko
A. Filin- sub ->Z. Volkov
A. Langovich- Yellow
D. Sukhomlinov- sub ->K. Schetinin
A. Mukhin- sub ->I. Kalinin
D. Terentjev- sub ->A. Langovich
N. Glavcic- sub ->B. Magomedov
M. Turishchev- sub ->E. Golenkov
A. Dolgov- sub ->I. Kukharchuk
S. Melnikov- sub ->D. Poloz
G. Grigalava- Yellow
R. Mirzov(goal)


After playing this contest, Rostov will have 38 points to hold in the 9th place. Talking about the opposition, Khimki will have 29 points like Rubin Kazan’ to climb in the 13th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Premier League, Rostov will play away against CSKA Moskva on the 21st of May with a 17-11 head to head stats in favor of CSKA Moskva (7 draws).

Khimki will host Spartak Moskva on the 21st of May with a 7-1 head to head record in favor of Spartak Moskva (2 draws).

Rostov – Formation

Rostov started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Valeriy Karpin decided to play with the following team: .


Rostov made 5 changes: K. Schetinin for D. Sukhomlinov (60′), I. Kalinin for A. Mukhin (60′), A. Langovich for D. Terentjev (61′), E. Golenkov for M. Turishchev (68′) and D. Poloz for S. Melnikov (83′).

Khimki – Formation

Khimki started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

Sergey Yuran played with: .


Khimki made 4 changes: A. Rudenko for N. Anwan (46′), Z. Volkov for A. Filin (46′), B. Magomedov for N. Glavcic (68′) and I. Kukharchuk for A. Dolgov (78′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premier League.​