Today, March 6, FC Rubin are playing FC Lokomotiv Moscow in the second leg of the OLIMP Russian Cup.
Today's cup fixture will be officiated by Sergey Ivanov, 34, Rostov-on-Don. Assistant referees: Rashid Abusuev, Saint Petersburg; Adlan Khatuev, Grozny; fourth official: Stanislav Vasilyev, Izhevsk; match inspector: Sergey Fursa, Saint Petersburg
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Lokomotiv and CSKA are the clubs to have most Russian Cup titles (7 times each). Lokomotiv's last cup success happened on May 2, 2017 as the Moscow side won 2-0 over FC Ural.
On their road to the quafterfinals FC Rubin beat Khimki (1:0 a.e.t.) and Dinamo Moscow (1-0) while Lokomotiv beat Baltika (3-2) and Enisey (4-1).
The first quarterfinal leg between FC Rubin and FC Lokomotiv took place in December, 2018 in Moscow and ended in a 1-0 victory for the home side thanks to a goal from Vedran Corluka
Total matches: 42
Matches won by FC Rubin: 12
Matches drawn: 14
Matches won by FC Lokomotiv: 16
Goals difference: 45-40 (FC Rubin)
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