Lokomotiv held, Kuban Krasnodar win
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Lokomotiv Moscow passed up the chance to go top of the Russian Premier League on Sunday as they were held to a 0-0 draw at home to rock-bottom Anzhi Makhachkala.

Andre Villas-Boas' Zenit St. Petersburg reclaimed top spot on Saturday with a 4-1 triumph over Krasnodar, and Sunday's stalemate in the capital ensured they remained a point clear. The result left Anzhi nine points adrift of fifth-bottom Krylya Sovetov at the foot of the standings with five games left.

Also on Sunday, ninth-placed Kuban Krasnodar enjoyed a 2-0 success at Rubin Kazan thanks to goals from Lorenzo Melgarejo and Gheorghe Bucur to move four points ahead of their tenth-spotted opponents.