Russian Railways Cup

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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 giants AC 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, AC 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
Winner Score Runner-up 3rd Place Score 4th Place
2007 Netherlands PSV Eindhoven 2–1 Spain Real Madrid Italy AC Milan 3–3 aet (5–4) ps Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
2008 Spain Sevilla FC 3–0 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow England Chelsea F.C. 5–0 Italy AC Milan
Russian Railways Cup trophy.

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