The always awaited: Spartak - CSKA derby

28 October 2016

On Saturday, October 29, Russia's principal derby is taking place in Tushino: Spartak is playing CSKA. Here is an illustrated history of the rivalry:

The rivalry is over 80 years long and after 180 games played, each next one is more thrilling that the last – not just because of the what's on the field, but also what's on the stands. Fans regularly give exciting performances.