Russian Railways Cup

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Russian Railways Cup
RegionEurope (UEFA)
Number of teams4
Last championsSpain Sevilla (1st title)
Most successful club(s)Netherlands PSV Eindhoven
Spain Sevilla
(1 title)

Russian Railways Cup (Russian: Кубок РЖД) was an annual pre-season football tournament, held in Moscow and hosted by FC Lokomotiv Moscow.

The first edition of the tournament took place in 2007. Dutch club PSV Eindhoven won the title after beating Real Madrid 2–1 in the final. PSV Eindhoven beat Italian team Milan 4–3 on penalties after a goalless draw, in the first semi-final, while Real Madrid managed to come back from two goals down after the first half to beat the hosts Lokomotiv Moscow 5–2. In the third place playoff, Milan scored twice in the last ten minutes to draw with Lokomotiv Moscow 3–3. The Italians went on to claim the third place after beating the Russian club 5–4 on penalties.

Russian Railways Cup (2007–2008)[edit]

Year Final Third Place Match
Winners Score Runners-up Third place Score Fourth place
2007 Netherlands PSV Eindhoven 2–1 Spain Real Madrid Italy Milan 3–3 aet (5–4) ps Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
2008 Spain Sevilla 3–0 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow England Chelsea 5–0 Italy Milan
Russian Railways Cup trophy.

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