Lokomotiv shocks CSKA as they get the win in the Moscow derby

Lokomotiv shocks CSKA as they get the win in the Moscow derby

Compared to the last match, Lokomotiv made one change to the starting lineup. Instead of Vladislav Ignatiev, who was forced off with an injury in the game against Tambov, Daniil Kulikov played from the start. But there were some positive news for the Loko fans - Dima Barinov has recovered from a knee injury and was included on the bench.

At the same time CSKA was missing a few players: Igor Akinfeev, Igor Diveev, Alan Dzagoev and Ivan Oblyakov. Ilya Pomazun took place in goal, who returned from his loan from Ural. Also, the team's new striker - Salomon Rondon, played from the first minutes in attack.

Lokomotiv started the match perfectly. In the first minutes, the teams played very tightly on every part of the field, but the press of the railroad workers immediately brought results. Kulikov scratched out the ball on the wing, gave it to Rifat, he returned it back, and Kulikov rolled the ball into the penalty area to Lisakovich. Vitali tricked Vasin and shot into the near corner.

Near their own goal, Lokomotiv played reliably, practically did not allow the army team to reach the penalty area and carefully guarded Vlasic. At some point CSKA decided to switch to crosses into the box, but none of them were effective, as Guilherme and the central defenders took care of them.

In the first half CSKA created only two dangerous chances - Guilherme saved the team twice after Rondon’s strike from the penalty line and after Vlasic went one-on-one, but Nikola was flagged for offside before that.

Four minutes before the break, Lokomotiv scored another gorgeous goal. Kamano fled on a counterattack, noticed a free Krychowiak on the opposite side of the field and made a cross. Grzegorz received the ball and hammered it into the top corner from the penalty line.

In the second half, CSKA made two substitutions, seized the initiative and pushed Lokomotiv to the goal. In the 50th minute, Ejuke found Rondon in the penalty area - the ball went near the post after his header. And in the 52nd minute it was time for Guilherme to step up - Marinato made a double save, first after a shot from Vasin from seven meters and then after Kuchaev tried to finish the rebound from a close range.

CSKA missed the most realistic chance to level the score in the 73rd minute. After a cross into the penalty area, the ball hit Rybchinskiy's shoulder, the referee watched the replay and pointed to the spot. Vlasic approached the penalty kick and sent the ball above the crossbar. A minute later, the referee sent off Nikolic from the bench, who did not agree with the decision to give the penalty.

For the last few minutes of the game, the coaching staff brought on Barinov. Dima entered the pitch for the first time since August of last year, when he got a knee injury.

Lokomotiv defeated CSKA for the second time this season and moved up to the sixth place. Only five points separate our team from the top three.

TINKOFF Russian Premier League. Gameweek 20

Lokomotiv - CSKA - 2:0 (2:0)
Goals: Lisakovich, 6 (1:0). Krychowiak, 41 (2:0)
Missed penalty: Vlasic, 73

Lokomotiv: Guilherme, Rybchinskiy (Zhivoglyadov, 86), Corluka, Pablo, Rybus, Krychowiak, Mukhin, Kulikov (Magkeev, 86), Kamano, Zhemaletdinov (Barinov, 89), Lisakovich (Eder, 69)
CSKA: Pomazun, Magnusson, Fernandes, Vasin, Schennikov (Ejuke, 46), Maradishvili (Tiknizyan, 86), Zaynutdinov, Akhmetov, Sigurdsson (Kuchaev 46), Vlasic, Rondon (Chalov, 66)
Bookings: Rybus, 91
Sending off: Nikolic, 74 (from the bench)
Referee: Pavel Kukuyan (Sochi)
February 27, 2021. Moscow, RZD Arena

27 February 2021 20:55

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