Spartak claim first win after sacking Laudrup
The action continued in the Russian Premier League with four games on Saturday. In the central game of the day Spartak Moscow responded to the midweek sacking of coach Michael Laudrup with a 2-0 win over Terek.
Spartak Moscow 2-0 Terek
Terek missed a chance to go top of the standings after falling to Spartak in the capital.
Interim head coach Valery Kaprin won his first match in charge of the red-whites with both goals coming after a halftime whistle.
First, Vladimir Bystrov established the lead in the middle of the second half, while Soares de Morales Velliton sealed a convincing 2-0 win ten minutes later.
Tom 1-0 Spartak Nalchik
Tom’s Sergey Kornilienko netted the goal that gave the team from Siberia all three points.
A reason to celebrate for Tom's fans, who got to witness their side's first victory on their home pitch this year.
Saturn Ramenskoe 1-0 FC Moscow
Muscovites came into the game with a great boost of confidence after their last week's victory over cross-town rivals Spartak, while Saturn looked for their second straight home win of the season.
And to the home crowd disappointment Saturn went down 1-0 to FC Moscow.
Argentine’s Hector Bracamonte, who scored his first goal of the season, was the man of the match in Ramenskoe.
Miodrag Bozovic's men climb to the fifth place in the table for at least 24 hours.