CSKA close in on Russian title

October 20, 2003
By Gennady Fyodorov
MOSCOW, Oct 20 (Reuters) - CSKA Moscow eked out a 0-0 draw against city rivals Spartak in a tense Russian premier league derby on Monday to take another step toward the long-awaited title.

The army side, who lead second-placed Zenit St Petersburg by four points with just two matches remaining, can clinch their first league crown since 1991 on Saturday when they host lowly Rotor Volgograd.

A largely uneventful game was played amid heavy security as thousands of regular army ...

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