28.08.11 − Derby ends in a draw

CSKA and Spartak Moscow drew 2-2 on Sunday, 28 August at Luzhniki stadium in the 22nd round of the Russian Championship. As a result, CSKA lost the lead of the competition alone and now shares it with Zenit, which won in this round and reached the same 46 points of Vagner Loveīs team.

Spartak opened the score in the 48th minute of the first half with a goal from Welliton, who took the rebound of the goalkeeper and headed the ball to the empty net. CSKA equalized as early as in the 6th minute of the second half with Doumbia, who took advantage of confusion inside the box after a corner kick, and pushed the ball into the goal. Loveīs team turned around the scoring in the 24th minute with Tosic, who shot to the goal in the goalkeeperīs run towards him after making a wall pass with Doumbia. Six minutes later, Emenike hit a beautiful shot from outside the area and surprised the goalkeeper Chepchugov from CSKA, setting the final score.

CSKA will be back to the field on 10 September against Dynamo Moscow at Khimki Arena.