Dnipro sink Karpaty Lviv
Dnipro cut Dynamo Kiev's lead at the top of the table to three points with a 3-0 home success against Karpaty Lviv.
Serhiy Nazarenko netted twice for Dnipro, once after half an hour and an 82nd-minute penalty with Sergey Seleznev grabbing the second.
Dynamo Kiev can restore their six-point cushion at the top with a win at Metalist Kharkiv tomorrow.
In the day's other games, Illichivets Mariupol moved up to fourth by beating Chornomorets 2-0 and Parit Dzhikhani scored twice as Zarya Lugansk won 3-1 at home to Metallurg Zaporizhzhya.
Sergey Davydov scored the only goal as Zakarpattya won 1-0 at Obolon Kiev.