Compared to the last victory against Terek, the first XI of Lokomotiv had only one substitution: Manuel Fernandes was changed by Taras Mykhalyk, who had the duty to reinforce the midfield.
The choice of Bozovic, who decided to put the talented Portuguese midfielder on the bench, worked. During the first half, Spartak didn't create dangerous opportunity. Loko had the ball possession, passing a lot the ball and winning the fights in the center of the field. Only two times, the red-whites reached to create something towards Abaev.
The first action was interrupted in the area by Vitaliy Denisov, while in the second Promes made a dangerous kick. Renat Yanbaev later answered in the same way: the result was similar.
In the second half, the game didn't change. Roman Pavlyuchenko and Fernandes entered in the pitch instead of Oumar Niasse and Aleksander Sheshukov. Spartak answered with Shirokov and Movsisyan. Out Kallstrom and Bocchetti.
The two teams immediately woke up and the match became more interesting. At 84' Fernandes scored the 0-1 with a beautiful goal! A few minutes later, Spartak found the 1-1 in the area thanks to Shirokov.
In the final minutes, the game was aggressive, but the Derby finished with a draw.
Spartak - Lokomotiv 1:1 (0:0)
Goals: Fernandes, 84 (0:1). Shirokov, 87 (1:1).
Spartak: Rebrov, Parshivlyuk, Bocchetti (Movsisyan, 71), Insaurralde, João Carlos, Makeev, Promes, Glushakov (Dzyuba, 86), Kallstrom (Shirokov, 55), Romulo, Jurado .
Lokomotiv: Abaev, Yanbaev, Corluka, Durica, Denisov, Samedov, Mykhalyk, Sheshukov (Fernandes, 70) Boussoufa, Maicon (Kasaev, 86), Niasse (Pavlyuchenko, 68).
Yellow cards: Corluka, 45. Maicon, 73.
Referee: Igor Fedotov (Moscow).
October 26th. Moscow. Otkrytie Arena. 39.704 spectators.