Russia review

Traore sends Anzhi top

October 1, 2012
Anzhi Makhachkala moved to the top of the Russian Premier League with a 2-1 win over Volga Nizhny Novgorod to leapfrog 10-man CSKA Moscow who went down to local rivals Dinamo Moscow.

Samuel Eto'o scored on the stroke of half-time to put Anzhi ahead although they were pegged back by Ilya Maksimov's equaliser just before the hour. However, parity lasted just three minutes with Lacina Traore's 62nd-minute strike proving to be the winner.

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