The head coach of the national team was Sergei Yuran, who heads SKA-Khabarovsk. Under his leadership, the Khabarovsk team defeated Tom (2: 1) away.
Krylia Sovetov forward Ivan Sergeev was included in the national team of the round for the fifth time. a hat trick in the last match with Shinnik.
The national team of the 18th round is as follows:
Abaev (Chertanovo) – Kachmazov (Alania), Meshchaninov (Baltika), Kozlov (Volgar), Khozin (Chaika) – Lanin (Yenisei), Yushin (Neftekhimik), Gurtsiev (“Alania”), Jamilov (“Baltika”) – Sergeev (“Wings of the Soviets”), Kalmykov (“Torpedo”).
Head coach: Yuran (SKA-Khabarovsk).