Loko arrived yesterday night in Novosibirsk and only Dame N'Doye and Renat Yanbaev stayed in Moscow.
Igor Cherevchenko made some changes from the game against Mordoviya: Ilya Abaev, in defense Nemanja Pejcinovic substituted Jan Durica. The place of Alexander Samedov was taken by Sergey Tkachyov, while in the midfield there were Manuel Fernandes and Mbark Boussoufa. For the Moroccan, this was the first match in the season in the first XI. As striker, there was Oumar Niasse.
As underlined by stats, the first half was dominated by 'Railroaders': 75% v 25% in the ball possession. Sibir' played with 5 defenders and decided to play on counterattacks.
At about the 23', Niasse earned a penalty after a fault of Bukhryakov: Fisenko didn't falter to whistle. Boussoufa from the 11 meters scored the 0-1 against Tsygan.
Loko continued attacking, but until the end of the first half, red-greens didn't reach to score again.
The second half started with two changes for home team: in Svezhov and Nagibin, out Zhitnev and Andrey Ivanov. Although Abaev started being attacked, at 61' Loko found the 0-2. Vitaliy Denisov sent a cross in area and Golovatenko made an own goal.
At 75', Tkachyov was substituted by Samedov, who immediately made a beautiful assist for Niasse: the Senegalese striker scored the 0-3.
The Siberian didn't give up and after a mistake of Sheshukov, Markosov made the 1-3.
After this goal, Abaev launched Niasse, who dribbled two defenders and wasted a chance then against Tsygan.
In the final minutes, Loko controlled the match and reached to qualify. In the 1/8 of Kubok Rossii, Lokomotiv will face Ufa, who won v Yenisey. The game will be played on October 29-30th, the exact day and the place will be decided later.
Sibir' - Lokomotiv 1:3 (0:1)
Goals: Boussoufa, 24 - penalty (0:1). Golovatenko, 61 - own goal (0:2). Niasse, 78 (0:3). Markosov, 79 (1:3).
Sibir': Tsygan, Vychodil, Golovatenko, Bukhryakov, Margasov (Skorohodov, 76), Andrey Ivanov (Nagibin, 46), Edunov, Gladyshev, Astafyev, Zhitnev (Svezhov, 46), Markosov.
Lokomotiv: Abaev, Shishkin, Corluka, Pejcinovic, Denisov, Sheshukov, Fernandes, Tkachyov (Samedov 76), Boussoufa, Maicon, Niasse.
Yellow cards: Astafyev, 24. Bukhryakov, 26. Shishkin, 52. Gladyshev, 70. Svezhov, 71.
Referee: Andrey Fisenko (Vladivostok).
September 24th. Novosibirsk. Spartak Stadium.