By this match, Lokomotiv fans waited a lot of changes - firstly in the character of the team and in the play. Everyone understood that Krasnodar is aspiring for the Champions League and so they're could be a very though opponent. As a consequence, technical staff made some substitutions in the starting line up.
The match started actively: both teams tried combining. However, Lokomotiv had immediately a problem. Sheshukov got injured and was forced to leave the pitch. A few later, Samedov conceded a penalty, so Krasnodar took the lead with Pereyra - 1:0. Guilherme didn't guess the right corner.
Furthermore, in the second half 'Railroaders' were again in trouble: also Mykhalyk left the pitch due an injury. At the same time, Lokomotiv created also more chances (with Denisov for example) compared to the game against Ufa, but Dykan was always careful.
In the next ten minutes, Bozovic put also Skuletic instead of Niasse. However, Petar didn't have time to be decisive.
Before the final whistle, Lokomotiv lost also Corluka, who was hit by Laborde and left the pitch thanks to the medical staff.
The result didn't change, so Lokomotiv was defeated 1:0.