A surprise selection for Russia at UEFA EURO 2008, Renat Yanbaev did not get on to the field of play in Austria and Switzerland, but the pacy FC Lokomotiv Moskva left-back has remained on the fringes of the national squad over the past four years thanks to some consistent displays at club level.
• Born in Krasnodar, he went to Moscow for his footballing education, spending eight years at PFC CSKA Moskva's training academy.
• Unable to break into CSKA's first team, he dropped to the second division in search of regular football, playing for FC Anzhi Makhachkala in 2003 and FC Khimki in 2005.
• Returned home to FC Kuban Krasnodar in 2006 and won promotion to the Premier-Liga, but left for Lokomotiv midway through the 2007 season and made his debut in the UEFA Cup.
• Given his international debut in a pre-UEFA EURO 2008 friendly against Serbia and started four 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying fixtures, making his competitive bow in a 2-1 defeat by Germany in Dortmund.
• Reached a century of Russian Premier League appearances for Lokomotiv early in the 2011/12 season and helped the club through to the knockout phase of the UEFA Europa League.
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|14.11.2012||Friendlies 2010-12||First round||Russia||2-2||USA||31||0||0|
|14.07.2013||Russian Premier League||Anji||2-2||Lokomotiv Moskva||90||0||0|
|20.07.2013||Russian Premier League||Volga||1-2||Lokomotiv Moskva||90||0||0|
|28.07.2013||Russian Premier League||Lokomotiv Moskva||1-2||CSKA Moskva||90||0||0|
|01.09.2013||Russian Premier League||Zenit||2-1||Lokomotiv Moskva||90||0||0|
|15.09.2013||Russian Premier League||Lokomotiv Moskva||1-0||Kuban||90||0||0|
|05.10.2013||Russian Premier League||Krylya Sovetov||2-2||Lokomotiv Moskva||90||0||0|
|21.10.2013||Russian Premier League||Lokomotiv Moskva||4-0||Amkar||90||0||1|
|27.10.2013||Russian Premier League||Rubin||1-2||Lokomotiv Moskva||90||0||0|
|30.10.2013||Russian Cup||Fourth round||Rotor||0-0|
|03.11.2013||Russian Premier League||Spartak Moskva||1-3||Lokomotiv Moskva||90||0||0|
|24.11.2013||Russian Premier League||Lokomotiv Moskva||1-0||Dinamo Moskva||90||0||0|
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