Anji down 10-man CSKA; Rostov win at Samara

Anji Makhachkala 2 – CSKA Moscow 0 (Russian Premier League, December 2, 2012) After CSKA had Aleksandrs Cauna sent off just before the break, Anji took the lead with a 57th minute header from Lacina Traore. CSKA were buried when Mbark Boussoufa doubled the lead ten minutes from time.

Samara 0 – Rostov 2 (Russian Premier League, December 2, 2012) Dragan Blatnjak put Rostov ahead on six minutes when he lashed the ball into the back of the net with the Krylya defense in disarray and unable to clear the ball. Edgaras Cesnauskis made it 2-0 on 74 minutes with some help from Krylya goalkeeper Denis Vavilin, who parried the Lithuanian’s powerful effort over the line.