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Russian clubs deny match-fixing claims

April 16, 2013
By ESPN staff
Russian Premier League clubs FK Krasnodar and Krylya Sovetov have refuted accusations that Samara's 3-0 win on Saturday was fixed, insisting the claims are "outrageous and insulting".

Reports of potential interference in the match surfaced after relegation-threatened Samara eased to victory over their eighth-placed opponents.

The win moved Samara to within three points of safety, although the Russian Premier League moved quickly to deny the media speculation.

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