During the Euro 2004 break Loko had two friendly games:
15.06.04 Blagnac (Toulouse) vs. Loko 0-8
this time it was an easy win for Russians again (January 2003 they already played with this team and beat them 0:5).
Goals scored: Ivanov (3), Ashvetia (2), Ahalkatsi, Voznesenskij, Kontsedalov.
Also coaches mentioned a confident play of Budakov who saved penalty.
17.06.04 Santa Coloma (champion of Andorra) vs. Loko 0:5 (0:3)
Goals: Pimenov (3), Chesnauskis, Ashvetia (P)
Lokomotiv: Budakov, Nizhegorodov, Evsikov, Asatiani (46, Kampira), Gurenko (46, Plaskonnij), Bilyaletdinov, Khokhlov (46, Kontsedalov), Pimenov (75, Voronin), Chesnauskis (46, Ivanov), Ashvetia (65, Voznesenskij), Ahalkatsi.
<-- looks like coaches wanted to see all the players including reserves play =))
In this game Budakov saved penalty again =)
18.06.04 Loko is back to Moscow from France.
21.06.04 Semin is back from Portugal where he saw matches of Euro 2004.
21.06.04 Loko had first practice since they were back to Moscow. All players except Alexandr Budakov and Sergej Gurenko too part in it. The both were allowed to spend a day with their families. Nigmatullin and Maminov didn't practice with the rest again b/c of their injuries.
22.06.04 Loko NT players Sytchev, Ovchinnikov, Evseev, Izmailov, Sennikov, Loskov are back to Loko. They all will be given a 4-5 days' rest.
Loko is going to play two more friendly games before the premiership starts again.
24.06.04 will be a game against their farm-club from 2nd league Titam
and 28.06.04 against Saturn.