Zenit held at home by Lokomotiv Moscow; Spartak breach Amkar’s home fortress

Zenit St Petersburg 1 – Lokomotiv Moscow 1 (Russian Premier League, 29 September, 2012) Cristico put Zenit in front in the 14th minute. Doye scored a brilliant chip to bring Loko level soon after. Both teams had a man sent off as they searched fruitlessly for a winner.

Amkar Perm 1 – Spartak Moscow 3 (Russian Premier League, 29 September, 2012) Ari struck a crucial goal as Spartak Moscow put an end to Amkar Perm’s year-long unbeaten home record with a 3-1 victory.