Spartak storm to the top
Spartak Moscow moved, temporarily at least, to the top of the table as they defeated rock-bottom Khimki 3-0. Welliton put the visitors ahead in the ninth minute before Sergei Parshivlyuk made it two a minute before half-time.
Welliton converted a second in the 88th minute to put the icing on the cake.
Lokomotiv Moscow and Saturn Moscow shared four goals as Lokomotiv twice came from behind to take a point. Andrei Karyaka opened the scoring with a 32nd-minute penalty before Tomislav Dujmovic levelled.
Krylya Sovetov beat Terek Grozny 2-0, with Vladislav Ignatiev and Roman Adamov on target.