From the game in Kubok Rossii against Sibir', Igor Cherevchenko made two changes: Dame N'Doye was the striker instead of Oumar Niasse, while Alexander Samedov returned in the first XI for Sergey Tkachyov.
As the home side, Loko started the match attacking. The first dangerous opportunity was created by Samedov. His assist released Maicon, who sent the ball over the crossbar.
A few minutes later, the Brazilian technically run over the side, passed the ball Vitaliy Denisov, who served Roman Shishkin, which kick in the area was blocked.
Before the rest, Loko could take the lead. N'Doye hit the external of the post, while the head kick of Vedran Corluka was taken by Gerus.
Also Amkar were dangerous. Takazov potentially made a free kick, which was warded of by Ilya Abaev; the reject then was taken by Alexander Sheshukov.
In the second half, both teams started attacking. After a chance with Samedov and Maicon, Lokomotiv scored twice. The first goal was scored head by Corluka after a corner of Boussoufa; the second instead was made by Niasse after an assist of Samedov.
Amkar in less than 10 minutes answered and thanks to Jovicic, the club from Perm' found the 2-1 with a kick that surprised Abaev.
After 180 seconds, Loko closed the game. Samedov made a free kick towards the goalkeeper, Corluka anticipated all the players and made his personal double.
Although Loko had other opportunities, the three goals were enough to win and earn three important points.
Lokomotiv - Amkar 3:1 (0:0)
Goals: Corluka, 66 (1:0). Niasse, 68 (2:0). Jovicic, 74 (2:1). Corluka, 77 (3:1).
Lokomotiv: Abaev, Shishkin, Corluka, Durica, Denisov, Sheshukov, Fernandes (Mykhalyk, 80), Samedov, Boussoufa, Maicon (Al. Miranchuk, 86), N'Doye (Niasse , 46).
Amkar: Gerus, Takazov, Cherenchikov, Phibel, Zanev, Jovicic, Dzakhov, Balanovich, Kolomeytsev, Kireev (Solomatin, 60), Ogude (Jakubko, 72).
Yellow cards: Boussoufa, 17.
Referee: Vladislav Bezborodov (Saint Petersburg).
September 28th. Moscow. Lokomotiv Stadium. 8.851 spectators.