In the fourth round of Russian Premier League, Lokomotiv defeated Ural.
The emotion before the game in Ekaterinburg was palpable. A sold out was announced and as a consequence about 10 000 spectators were waited at the new SKB-Bank Arena, which is welcoming and whose pitch is natural.
About 200 of them, where 'Railroaders' that came from Moscow to support their favorite club, including the reserves team.
In the first ten minutes of the match, both teams started attacking and creating many chances. However, Ural was soon strengthened to defend its line. The first goal was scored by Samedov, whose free kick from 40 meters beat an absent Arapov.
Ten minutes later, 'Railroaders' scored also the 0:2 with a counterattack started by Kasaev and concluded by a great shot of Niasse.
In the second half, the situation didn't change - Lokomotiv was the team more offensive, while Ural confided in the counterattacks. And exactly on an inactive ball, the "Bumblebees' found the goal of 1:2 with Erokhin.
After that, they started attacking more confidently, but Lokomotiv's defense was insurmountable. In the final minutes, Maicon scored the 1:3 with a header on a Denisov's assist.
Lokomotiv won 1:3 and earned the three points in Ekaterinburg!