2011–12 Russian Cup
The 2011–12 Russian Cup, known as the 2011–12 Pirelli–Russian Football Cup for sponsorship reasons, was the twentieth season of the Russian football knockout tournament since the dissolution of Soviet Union. The competition started on April 20, 2011 and finished with the final held in May 2012. The cup champion wins a spot in the 2012–13 UEFA Europa League group stage.
|Champions||Rubin Kazan (1st title)|
|Top goal scorer(s)||Artur Yelbayev (6 goals)|
This round featured 6 Second Division teams. The game was played April 22 and April 30, 2011.
In this round entered 3 winner from the First Round, 48 Second Division teams and 3 amateur teams. The matches were played from April 22 to May 11, 2011.
In this round entered 27 winners from the Second Round and the remaining 21 Second Division teams. The matches were played from May 10 to May 23, 2011.
In this round entered 24 winners the Third round. The matches were played from June 4 to June 16, 2011.
The 12 winners from the Fourth Round and the 20 FNL teams entered this round. The matches were played on July 4–5, 2011.
|Team 1||Score||Team 2|
|FC Istra||2–1||Volga Tver|
|Shinnik Yaroslavl (II)||2–1||Baltika Kaliningrad (II)|
|Rusichi Oryol||1–3||Torpedo Vladimir (II)|
|Tekstilshchik Ivanovo||0–1||FC Nizhny Novgorod (II)|
|Vityaz Podolsk||0–2||FC Khimki (II)|
|Dynamo Bryansk (II)||2–0||Torpedo Moscow (II)|
|KAMAZ Naberezhnye Chelny (II)||1–2||Mordovia Saransk (II)|
|Volga Ulyanovsk||1–1 (8–7 pen.)||Gazovik Orenburg (II)|
|Alania Vladikavkaz (II)||0–1||Volgar-Gazprom Astrakhan (II)|
|FAYUR Beslan||1–2||Fakel Voronezh (II)|
|Metallurg-Oskol Stary Oskol||1–1 (5–4 pen.)||Chernomorets Novorossiysk (II)|
|Torpedo Armavir||3–4||Zhemchuzhina Sochi (II)|
|Sibir Novosibirsk (II)||0–1||Ural Sverdlovsk Oblast (II)|
|Metallurg-Kuzbass Novokuznetsk||2–0||FC Chelyabinsk|
|Yenisey Krasnoyarsk (II)||1–0||SKA-Energiya Khabarovsk (II)|
|Radian-Baikal Irkutsk||1–2||Luch-Energiya Vladivostok (II)|
Round of 32Edit
The 16 winners from the Fifth Round hosted the Russian Premier League teams in this round. The matches were played on July 17, 2011.
|FC Istra||0 – 1||Spartak Moscow|
|Shinnik Yaroslavl||0 – 1||Volga Nizhny Novgorod|
|Torpedo Vladimir||3 – 0||Spartak Nalchik|
|Delkin 8', 65'
|FC Nizhny Novgorod||0 – 2||Terek Grozny|
|Report|| 60' (pen.) Katsayev
|FC Khimki||2 – 3||Zenit St. Petersburg|
Voronkin 81' (pen.)
|Report|| 7' Danny
|Dynamo Bryansk||3 – 1 (a.e.t.)||Kuban Krasnodar|
|Sorokin 90+3' (pen.)
|Mordovia Saransk||0 – 5||Dynamo Moscow|
|Report|| 37' Semshov
79', 90' Karyaka
|Volga Ulyanovsk||0 – 3||Anzhi Makhachkala|
Roberto Carlos 58'
|Volgar-Gazprom Astrakhan||1 – 0||CSKA Moscow|
90' V. Berezutski
|Fakel Voronezh||2 – 1||FC Krasnodar|
|Metallurg-Oskol Stary Oskol||0 – 1||Tom Tomsk|
|Zhemchuzhina-Sochi||1 – 2||FC Rostov|
|Papadopulos 86' (pen.)||Report|| 58' Grigoryev
|Ural Sverdlovsk Oblast||0 – 0 (a.e.t.)||Rubin Kazan|
|Metallurg-Kuzbass Novokuznetsk||0 – 1||Amkar Perm|
|Yenisey Krasnoyarsk||0 – 2||Lokomotiv Moscow|
|Report|| 3' Ignatyev
Round of 16Edit
In this round the 16 winners from the Round of 32 round enter. The matches was played on September 20 and 21, 2011.
|Spartak Moscow||1 – 1 (a.e.t.)||Volga Nizhny Novgorod|
|McGeady 4'||Report||Bibilov 86'|
|5 - 6||Crosas
|Terek Grozny||2 – 0||Torpedo Vladimir|
|Zenit St. Petersburg||2 – 0||Dynamo Bryansk|
Mukhutdinov 44' (o.g.)
|Dynamo Moscow||1 – 0||Anzhi Makhachkala|
|Fakel Voronezh||2 – 0||Volgar-Gazprom Astrakhan|
|FC Rostov||3 – 1||Tom Tomsk|
|Amkar Perm||0 – 2||Rubin Kazan|
|Report|| 10' Lebedenko
|Rubin Kazan||4 – 0||Lokomotiv Moscow|
|Karadeniz 30', 70'
|Zenit Saint Petersburg||0 – 1||Dynamo Moscow|
|Report||Misimović 73' (pen.)|
|Volga Nizhny Novgorod||2 – 1 (a.e.t.)||Terek Grozny|
Karyaka 98' (pen.)
|FC Rostov||0 – 0 (a.e.t.)||Fakel Voronezh|
|4 – 3|| Kantonistov
Note: Rubin played their home game in Grozny due to bad pitch conditions in Kazan.
|Rubin Kazan||2 – 0||FC Rostov|
Smolnikov 82' (o.g.)
|Dynamo Moscow||0 – 1||Rubin Kazan|
|Report||R. Eremenko 78'|
Played in the earlier stages, but were not on the final game squad:
FC Rubin Kazan: Solomon Kvirkvelia (DF), Jonatan Valle (MF), Alisher Dzhalilov (MF), Aleksei Eremenko (MF), Alan Kasaev (MF), Syarhey Kislyak (MF), Ruslan Makhmutov (MF), Christian Noboa (MF), Alexandru Antoniuc (FW), Igor Lebedenko (FW), Obafemi Martins (FW), Aleksei Medvedev (FW).