FC Krasnodar are a Russian football club based in the city of Krasnodar in Russia’s south.
The club was founded in 2008 by Russian businessman Sergey Galitsky. They rapidly ascended up the divisions, winning promotion to the Russian Premier League in 2010.
Since promotion Krasnodar have established themselves as a top flight club, finishing in the top five for the past seven seasons, while they were Russian Cup runners-up in 2013-14.
In the 2020-21 season, they qualified for the UEFA Champions League for the first time after finishing third domestically for the third time.
- Russian Cup runners-up (1): 2013-14