As reported on the website of the blue and white, Alexander Kulchiy has been appointed acting head coach.

“The club would like to thank Kirill Aleksandrovich for the work done in the context of the restructuring and renewal of the team, as well as the crisis situation associated with the pandemic,” the statement says.

On September 28, Dynamo lost to Khimki with a score of 0: 1 in the match of the ninth round of the Russian Premier League.

The blue and white are ninth in the Russian championship with 14 points.

Prior to that, Dynamo was eliminated from the Europa League, losing to Lokomotiv Tbilisi in the second qualifying round (1: 2).

Earlier, Novikov announced his resignation from the post of head coach of Dynamo.