Soccer-Spartak Moscow axes second-tier club, citing financial problems

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Europa League - Group C - Legia Warsaw v Spartak Moscow - Stadion Wojska Polskiego, Warsaw, Poland - December 9, 2021 Spartak Moscow players pose for a team group photo before the match REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

(Reuters) - Russian Premier League club Spartak Moscow said on Monday it was dismantling its second-tier team, citing financial difficulties.

"In light of new realities and taking into account the need to cut the club's budget and its objective financial difficulties, the further existence of Spartak-2 was deemed inexpedient," Spartak said in a statement.

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