Rostov – Krasnodar

Preview for the Matcday 12 Game of Mir RPL in the season 2022/23

On October 9 Krasnodar to meet FC Rostov away as a part of Matchday 12 of Mir Russian Premier Liga.


After eleven rounds of Mir Russian Premier Liga the Bulls take the 5th place with 21 points and 21-14 goal difference. Rostov has 22 points, they take the 3rd place with 20-15 goal difference.

In the previous round Krasnodar drew against Krylya Sovetov in Samara (0:0), the yellow-blues lost to Zenith in St.-Petersburg (1-3).


Krasnodar and CSKA have played against each other 27 official games with 11 wins, 14 draws and 2 losses and 38-25 goal difference. The away game balance is also positive for the Black-greens: won 5, drew 4 and lost 2 with 12-7 goal difference.

During the 2021/22 season the Bulls drew 1-1 against the yellow-blues in Rostov (a goal by Eduard Spertsyan and an own goal by Uros Spajic) and won their home game 2:1 (Krasnodar: goal scored by Nikita Krivtsov, own goal by Igor Kalinin, Rostov: goal scored by Nikolai Komlichenko).


  • Alexey Ionov, a midfielder of Krasnodar, played for Rostov from 2017-2020. He played 87 matches, scored 3 goals and gave 4 assists.
  • Evgeniy Chernov, a fullback of Rostov, layed 36 matches for Krasnodar in the seasons 2020/2022 and 2021/2022
  • Daniil Utkin, a Rostov midfielder is a FC Academy graduate. He played 64 matches with 7 goals and 3 assists for the main team of the Bulls
  • Nikolay Komlichenko, a Rostov striker, is a FC Academy graduate. He played 6 games for the main team of the Bulls with 1 assist.


  • Nikolay Komlichenko is the current top scorer of Rostov (7 goals) ranked 5th in the league’s  current top scorer’s list. Dmitriy Poloz has 6 scored goals so far.
  • The leader of Rostov in points (goal+assist) is Nikolay Komlichenko. His result, 8 points (7+1), the second best leader, another FC Academy graduate, Daniil Utkin has 7 points (3+4).


  • Vitalii Meshkov (Dmitrov) is appointed the referee of the match, Dmitriy Safyan (Moscow) and Nail Seyfetdinov (Kazan) will be the assistant referees. Sergei Cheban (Voronezh) will be the 4th official.
  • The VAR system will be involved to help the referees with Evgeniy Kukulyak (Kaluga) in charge and Alexei Lunyov (Novosibirsk) as his assistant.
  • The match inspector – Igor Siner (Omsk), the Russian Football Union delegate – Sergei Nechay (Rostov on Don).


The game will take place in Rostov at the Rostov Arena stadium on Sun. October 9 at 19:00 hrs (Moscow Time Zone). Cloudy weather with 18 degrees Celsius is forecasted for the whole duration of the game.


With the support of our friends from Winline the broadcast of the Sothern derby will be provided in the Krasnodar Park amphitheater. Our fans can support the team watching the game on a big screen surrounded by our big Black-green family.  Admission is free.

 The live broadcast of the game Rostov - Krasnodar on October 9 will be provided by the federal channel "Match TV" and scheduled at 18:55 (Moscow Time Zone). You can also watch the game for free in the Winline official app. The broadcast will be available on October 9 at 19:00 sharp, at the same time with the kick off.