Lokomotiv's acting head coach told the post-match press conference there had been some tension in the team but hoped the victory will improve the players' morale.
Lokomotiv defeated Sibir in away game and went through to the next stage of Russian Cup.
After the final whistle confirmed Lokomotiv’s loss to CSKA 0:1, the Railwaymen’s acting head coach told the team failed to reach their goals.
Lokomotiv was defeated in derby against CSKA - 1:3.
Kuchuk’s assistants Andrey Sosnitskiy and Yuriy Kulish, goalkeeper coach Yevgeniy Ivanov, analyst Sergey Kabelskiy and fitness trainer Vitaliy Milyutin left the club.
In a difficult home game Lokomotiv and Mordovia couldn't find a winner and drew level 1:1.
Lokomotiv defender has helped his team make a good start in the Euro-2016 qualification.