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CSKA beat Dynamo 2-1 in a heated Moscow derby on Sunday to clinch the Russian premier league title with a game to spare.
CSKA defender Alexei Berezutsky opened the scoring from close range in the 55th minute and Brazilian playmaker Daniel Carvalho added the second when he beat Dynamo's Portuguese keeper Nuno with a neat lob 18 minutes later.
Defender Denis Kolodin pulled one back for Dynamo in the seventh minute of added time but it was too little too late to prevent the army side from celebrating a deserved victory.
The win gave UEFA Cup holders CSKA an insurmountable four-point lead over last year's champions Lokomotiv and their Moscow rivals Spartak with just one round of matches remaining.
Lokomotiv crushed already relegated Terek Grozny 3-0 while Spartak captain Yegor Titov scored midway through the second half to give his side a 1-0 win over Saturn Ramenskoye.