Pontus Wernbloom http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/38625/all en Football: CSKA extend lead with a win at Samara http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130309/football-cska-extend-lead-win-at-samara <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>CSKA Moscow extended their lead in the Russian Premier League with a confident 2-0 win at Samara on Saturday.</p> <p>The Red Army side moved on to 46 points from 20 matches to stay five points ahead of second-placed Anzhi Makhachkala, who play at Saransk on Sunday.</p> <p>Reigning champions Zenit St Petersburg, who also play Sunday at Kazan, are third on 38 points.</p> <p>Though CSKA came to Samara without a slew of first teamers they still started in a lively fashion on the uneven Samara pitch.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130309/football-cska-extend-lead-win-at-samara" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Pontus Wernbloom Russian Premier League AFP Sat, 09 Mar 2013 17:16:44 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5778219 at http://www.globalpost.com Dramatic late winner extends Plzen's European campaign http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131210/dramatic-late-winner-extends-plzens-european-campaign <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PRAGUE (Reuters) - Viktoria Plzen scored two late goals to beat CSKA Moscow 2-1 on Tuesday, securing third place in Champions League Group D and extending their European campaign.</p> <p>With the home side looking destined to finish bottom of the group, substitute Tomas Wagner rifled home the winner in the 90th minute to send Plzen into the Europa League thanks to a better head-to-head away goals record against the Russians.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131210/dramatic-late-winner-extends-plzens-european-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Pontus Wernbloom Viktoria Plzen Thomson Reuters Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:46:57 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6016324 at http://www.globalpost.com