CSKA Moscow salvage pride with win

August 9, 2003
By Gennady Fyodorov
MOSCOW, Aug 9 (Reuters) - CSKA Moscow salvaged some pride following their costly Champions League flop when they crushed Spartak-Alania Vladikavkaz 3-0 on Saturday.The Russian premier league leaders, still reeling from Wednesday's 3-2 aggregate defeat by Macedonia's Vardar Skopje in the Champions League second qualifying round, had little trouble against struggling Alania.Russia striker Denis Popov and Croatian forward Ivica Olic, the league's most expensive player, struck twice in the space of two ...

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