Lokomotiv defeated Amkar in the 11st round of the Russian Premier League and kept the 2nd place in the table.
The match between Lokomotiv and Amkar ended the 11st round of the RPL. Lokomotiv played the third game in eight days, facing a tough side without the head coach and the captain. As a consequence, Pashinin replaced Cherevchenko, while Mykhalyk took the place of Corluka.
Lokomotiv started attacking since the first minutes and Amkar was forced to defend his goal. Samedov scored the 1:0, but the referee rightly cancelled his goal for offside. However, ten minutes later 'Railroaders' took the lead with the big ex Kolomeytsev, who took advantage by a Kasaev's assist.
Later Shishkin could have doubled the score, but his shot flew over the bar. At the same time, Lokomotiv continued controlling the ball and to press Amkar in its area.
In the second half, the homes side wanted to preserve the 1:0 and only in the final minutes was able to close the match. First Samedov and then Miranchuk fixed the final 3:0.
Lokomotiv stayed at the second place in the RPL table. Now there is the break for the national teams, where 16 'Railroaders' will be involved.