Maintain the match will be the team of referees headed by Igor Panin from Dmitrov. Meeting between the rivals was postponed twice. Initially the game was held in Yaroslavl on March 4, however due poor quality of the field it did not take place. Later, the Russian football Union (RFU) announced the commencement of the match on March 18 at “Arena Khimki”, but intervened pandemic coronavirus.
Only on 15 may, the Executive Committee of the RFU approved the date of holding the match. A month later, the Commission was allowed to hold a meeting in Yaroslavl. According to TASS, the match was going to arrange with a limited number of spectators in the stands — 10% of the overall capacity of the stadium. But at the last moment it was decided to play without fans.
His last match “Shinnik” was held on March 15 in the prize draw Olimp — Football national League (FNL) against Volgograd “Rotor” (0:1). The tournament, the decision of the Executive Committee of the RFU was completed ahead of schedule. “Ural” also resumed its season on June 20 with a home match against Kazan “Rubin” (1:2). In “Shinnik” part in the meeting will not take suspended the defender Konstantin Shcherbakov, the “Ural” for the same reason will not play striker Pavel Pogrebnyak.
In the current Cup of Russia “Shinnik” in the penalty shootout defeated the “Sochi” (0:0, 5:4 — on penalties) and “Nizhny Novgorod” (2:2, 3:0 — on penalties). “Ural” defeated the Novorossiysk “Chernomorets” (2:0) and Tula “Arsenal” (2:2, 5:4 — on penalties).
The winner of the game in Yaroslavl in the semi-final will play with “Khimki”. The second pair is Moscow “Spartak” and Petersburg “Zenith”. Holding the semi-final stage scheduled for 18 July. The final will take place on 25 July in Yekaterinburg.