rediff.com

NewsApp (Free)

Read news as it happens
Download NewsApp

Available on  

Rediff News  All News 
Rediff.com  » Sports » CSKA give new boss Juande Ramos winning start

CSKA give new boss Juande Ramos winning start

September 13, 2009 16:56 IST

Spaniard Juande Ramos made a triumphant debut as coach of CSKA Moscow on Saturday when his new team scored three second-half goals to crush Krylya Sovietov Samara 3-0 in a Russian Premier League match.

After a hesitant opening, Czech forward Tomas Necid struck 12 minutes into the second half.

Brazilian substitute Guilherme added two more to give Ramos a perfect start.

juande ramosFormer Real Madrid, Sevilla and Tottenham Hotspur coach Ramos replaced Brazilian Zico, who was sacked by the army club on Thursday following a string of poor results.

The win lifted CSKA into third place above city rivals FK Moscow, who slumped to a 2-0 home defeat to struggling Amkar Perm.

CSKA, who face German champions VfL Wolfsburg in a Champions League Group B opener on Tuesday, still trail league leaders Rubin Kazan by 10 points with nine matches left.

Russian champions Rubin warmed up for their debut in Europe's premier club competition by hammering Saturn Ramenskoye 5-1 and stay top of the table with 46 points from 21 matches.

Spartak, in second place on 39 points, meet city rivals Dynamo in a Moscow derby on Sunday.

Source:
© Copyright 2014 Reuters Limited. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Reuters content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Reuters. Reuters shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.