Natkho’s brace helps Kazan beat Alania 3-1; Aiden McGeady on target in Spartak win

Rubin Kazan 3 – Alania Vladikavkaz 1 (Russian Premier League, July 29, 2012) Israeli midfielder Bibras Natkho scored twice as Rubin Kazan beat newly-promoted Alania 3-1.

Spartak Moscow 2 – Volga 1 (Russian Premier League, July 29, 2012) Aleksej Sapogov had given Volga the lead but Aiden McGeady and a late penalty from Dmitri Kombarov won it for Spartak.

Rostov 2 – Anzhi 2 (Russian Premier League, July 29, 2012)

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