Geolog Stadium made his debut in RPL and so Tyumen has watched Russian top league for the first time. In Ekaterinburg, in fact, it wasn't to possible to play. Therefore, the main part of spectators were neutral or simply visitors.
Lokomotiv had a long list of absents: Abaev, Pejcinovic and Durica. Furthermore, Sheshukov stayed in Moscow due a small injury.
The game started with an unpleasant misunderstanding: Taras Mykhalyk, tackling a pass in the area, anticipated Guilherme and scored an own goal - 1:0.
Lokomotiv immediately tried answering and recovering the score. A few minutes later, in fact, Alan Kasaev missed a big chance one-vs-one against Zabolotnyi.
After 25 mins, Manucharyan wanted to mimic Robben and with a power left shot was close to the bar.
The answer arrived with Vitaliy Denisov, but the Uzbekistan defender hit the post.
At the end of the first time, Ural could have doubled the score, but Guilherme made a fantastic save on Khozin.
The second half started with a dangerous opportunity of Ural: Smolov made a good pass for Podberyozkin, whose shot hit the post.
15 minutes later, Bozovic made a double change: Skuletic and Boussoufa were replaced by Pavlyuchenko and Aleksey Miranchuk. However, immediately later, Ural scored the second goal. Sapeta recovered a ball missed by Fernandes and made a great assist for Smolov, who beat Guilherme - 2:0.
Lokomotiv tried to reopen the match, while Smolov and Podberyozkin could have scored also the third goal, but Corluka and Guilherme saved 'Railroaders'.
Until the end, Loko wanted to score at least a goal, but Ural defended very well and gained three important points for the relegation zone.