Spartak Moscow went joint top of the Russian Premier League with a 4-0 win at local rivals Dinamo Moscow.
Spartak Moscow were looking to keep up their winning start to the Russian Premier League season when they travelled to rivals Dinamo Moscow on Sunday night.
Spartak have started well under new coach Unai Emery and were quick out of the blocks again when Diniyar Bilyaletdinov gave them the lead in the 23d minute.
After the break the visitors made it 2-0 when Nico Pareja curled a delightful free kick into the net.
Dinamo thought they had pulled a goal back midway through the second half when Kevin Kuranyi was put through on goal but the German striker was judged offside in a very tight call.
Soon after it was 3-0 and game over as substitute Zhano Ananidze struck on the counter for Spartak
There was still time to rub salt into the wounds of Dinamo as Rafael Carioca scored Spartak's fourth in injury time.
The 4-0 wins sees Spartak go joint top of the league, while Dinamo have now lost three out of three this season.
Spartak hammer rivals DinamoMonday, August 06 2012