Soccer: Movsisyan becomes top scorer in Russian league

Soccer: Movsisyan becomes top scorer in Russian league


FC Spartak Moscow forward Yura Movsisyan has been named the top scorer in the Russian Premier League after the competition of the championship last weekend.

Movsisyan scored 13 goals in 21 matches (13 played for FC Krasnodar and 8 for FC Spartak). Krasnodar’s Vanderson also scored 13 goals, but played one match more in the league.

Movsisyan is the second Armenia international to become a top scorer in a foreign league this season.

Earlier, Armenia midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who plays for Shakhtar Donetsk, became a top scorer in the Ukrainian championship, in fact, setting the goal-scoring record for the league with 25 goals.