Lokomotiv lose ground with defeat at home to Kuban; Alania held 2-2 by Samara

Lokomotiv Moscow 0 – Kuban Krasnodar 1 (Russian Premier League, October 6, 2012) The was decided in the 70thwhen Gheorghe Bucur fired an unstoppable left-footer after a great layoff from Artyom Fidler.

Alania Vladikavkaz 2 – Samara 2 (Russian Premier League, October 6, 2012) Alania striker Danilo Neco scored a brace to lift him to the top of the scoring charts in Russia.