Barcelona centre back Marc Bartra will miss Tuesday's Champions League Group G match at Spartak Moscow after damaging a muscle in his right leg in training.
Spartak Moscow and Russia midfielder Diniyar Bilyaletdinov is to undergo groin surgery which will sideline him for the rest of the year.
Substitute Oscar Cardozo scored twice and missed a penalty as Benfica beat 10-man Spartak Moscow 2-0 in Group G of the Champions League in Lisbon.
Spartak Moscow claimed a crucial 2-1 victory in their Champions League Group G clash with Benfica on a freezing cold night at the Luzhniki Stadium.
Russia coach Fabio Capello has kept faith with national team captain Igor Denisov, retaining the disgruntled Zenit St Petersburg midfielder.
New Russia coach Fabio Capello has left captain Andrei Arshavin out of his 24-man squad for next month's World Cup qualifiers.
We profile the players who will represent Russia at Euro 2012.
Russia coach Dick Advocaat sprang a surprise, naming uncapped CSKA Moscow defender Kirill Nababkin in his Euro 2012 23-man squad.
Russia coach Dick Advocaat has dropped Diniyar Bilyaletdinov and Vladimir Bystrov from a 26-man preliminary squad for Euro 2012.
Everton have completed the signing of Rangers striker Nikica Jelavic with the Ibrox club having a bid rejected by Norwich for Grant Holt.
Diniyar Bilyaletdinov has completed his move to Spartak Moscow, leaving Everton for an undisclosed fee.
Everton have confirmed a deal has been agreed to sell midfielder Diniyar Bilyaletdinov to Spartak Moscow.
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