Ahmed Musa wins Russian title with CSKA Moscow

CSKA Moscow have emerged champions or Russia again, after they defeated Rubin Kazan 1-0 on Saturday. Alan Dzagoev scored the all-important goal for CSKA in the 19th minute of the match.

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Leonid Slutsky’s men had to hold on in the end, knowing that if they drew the game, it would hand the title to Rostov, because of the head-to-head record.

It is CSKA’s third title in four seasons and all have come udner Slutsky’s leadership. Runners-up Rostov, who beat Terek Grozny 2-0, go into the Champions League qualifying rounds. Dethroned champions Zenit head for the Europa League.

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