With high probability, may 15, on the Executive Committee of the RFU with regard to the opinion of the majority of clubs will be decided on early completion of the 2019/20 season in RPL, the top division of the championship of Russia. Reason it becomes impossible to play on because of the pandemic coronavirus. Russia is in the top-7 countries by the number of infected people.
Will be assigned to all places without the departure of the last two teams in the national football League, and next season in the RPL will take place from 18 teams. If the leaders of the FNL, “Rotor” and “Khimki”, will be licensing, then they will join the elite division. “Zenit” will be declared the champion, and the competition will be released in accordance with their places.
Spots in the group stage of the Champions League will get “Zenit” (1st place) and Lokomotiv (2-e), and Krasnodar (3-e) in the qualification. In the Europa League will play “Rostov”, CSKA and “Dynamo” (the place from 4th to 6th).
Because of the tight calendar, probably, the RFU will have to abandon the one season of the Russian Cup. The permit in League of Europe the winner of the Cup of Russia will pass the team that is fourth in the RPL.
Thus, the coach-assistant Anatoliy Tymoshchuk and defender Yaroslav Rakitskiy will likely become Champions of Russia Zenit St. Petersburg without finishing.