Kristall claim 6th Russian league title!

Schirinzi’s men defeated Delta 3-0 in the final on Sunday


Kristall have returned to the top of the Russian beach soccer, dethroning Lokomotiv Moscow with a win against Delta in the final on Sunday.

The deciding day of the Superfinal of the Russian Beach Soccer Championship took place at the Dynamo Beach Sports Centre on Sunday 4 July, where Kristall’s win saw them claim an historic sixth national title.

It was goals from Brazilian duo Mauricinho and Rodrigo, as well as a calm penalty from Bryshtel, which saw the men in orange reclaim the crown with a 3-0 win over Delta.

Delta did however claim one prize, that of the Most Valuable Player, which went to Dmitry Vasiliev.

In the third-place playoff, the 2020 champions Lokomotiv took on city rivals Spartak in a 13-goal thriller, which saw the Railwaymen take bronze with a tight 7-5 win. Lokomotiv also claimed the Top Scorer in Boris Nikonorov and Best Goalkeeper of the Superfinal, Stanislav Kosharny.

Lex secured fifth place with a convincing victory over local Moscow club CSKA.

Results (04/07)

Kristall 3-0 Delta (FINAL)
Lokomotiv 7-5 Spartak (3rd-place playoff)
CSKA 2-6 Lex (5th-place playoff)

Final Standings

Champions – Kristall
Runners-up – Delta
3rd – Lokomotiv
4th – Spartak
5th – Lex
6th – CSKA

Individual Awards

MVP – Dmitry Vasiliev (Delta)
Top Scorer – Boris Nikonorov (Lokomotiv)
Best Goalkeeper – Stanislav Kosharny (Lokomotiv)
Fair Play – Lex

For full details on the Russian Championship head to bsrussia.com.

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