Spartak Moskva responded to last weeks loss to Dinamo with a overwhelming 4-0 victory over Saturn Moskovskaya Oblast.
The victory continues the extraordinary play under Valery Karpin that has seen Спартак climb to fifth in the table, winners of their last three of four matches. After Jürgen Röber's side came close via Aleksei Ivanov's effort, Spartak opened the scoring as nineteen year-old Yevgeni Makeyev notched his first goal six minutes in as accepted Vladimir Bystrov provision from the bye-line, pounding the ball in from seven metres. The end to end play continued by led by youth, Spartak doubled its lead fifteen minutes later as Artem Dzyuba poached on rebound from Welliton's effort from the right. Valery Karpin's side continued the onslaught making it 3-0 only five minutes later as Vladimir Bystrov led a fast charging break from his own end down the right before an artistic back flick at near top speed which to Welliton to close out from eleven metres. With eighteen minutes remaining Welliton added his second of the day to complete the 4-0 triumph.