“It is impossible to talk about positives but the only positive is the players made their debuts in the league, and our dream of having an entire team of academy players was realized."
-- Rostov under-20 coach Zaur Tedeyev
after Rostov's Russian Premier League club suffered a 10-1 loss to relegation-threatened Sochi. It was forced to field youth players in Friday's first
game back because its entire first team was in quarantine. Six players tested positive for the coronavirus on Wednesday. Denis Popov
, Rostov’s 17-year-old goalkeeper, made 15 saves in the
match, including a penalty stop. (Reuters