The two teams did not finish the whole match. Just before the end of the first half, the Lokomotiv midfielder Rifat Zhemaletdinov received a second yellow card and was sent off, and in the second half, two players from the Orenburg team, midfielder ground Danijel Miskic in the minute (63) and defender Andrei Malykh were expelled in Minute (84).
For Marko Nikolic, it became his first match after taking responsibility for the technical management of the Lokomotiv team, since he was appointed coach since June 1, May 31, after the expiration of the contract binding the team to Yuri Simin.
Supporters of the capital’s team left the stands after the 20th minute of the match, while the few spectators present Yuri Pavlovich supported the chants and asked for the dismissal of the club’s general manager Vasily Kiknadze. Meanwhile, songs previously recorded on amplifiers were used to support the local team.
After this victory, Lokomotiv rose to second place in the standings with 44 points, nine points behind the leader Zenith with 55 points.