Russia: Titiv gives Spartak lucky 13th

June 15, 2003
By Gennady Fyodorov
MOSCOW, June 15 (Reuters) - Yegor Titov scored the 28th-minute winner as Spartak Moscow beat Rostov 1-0 in the Russian Cup final on Sunday.

The Spartak captain headed home a pin-point cross from Russian under-21 international Roman Pavlyuchenko to give the Moscow side their first cup victory in six years.

Spartak, the most successful Russian club of all time, have now won a record 13 cups since the competition began in the old Soviet Union in 1936.

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