Russia Premier League Wrap: Lokomotiv close gap

Zenit opened the door for their three-point advantage to be erased when suffering a shock 2-0 home defeat to Rostov on Friday.

First-half strikes from Vitaliy Djakov and Timofey Kalachev put the visitors in the ascendancy at the Petrovsky Stadium and the shell-shocked hosts could not muster a reply.

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