Nigeria international, Ahmed Musa was the messiah for Russia club, CSKA Moscow who drew 1-1 with FC Ufa at the Stadion Neftyanik on Sunday.
Sunday’s game was the fifth for the Nigerian since joining CSKA from Leicester City on loan in January.
He has since become a regular for the Muscovites and was on target in the 78th minute, taking advantage of a defensive mix-up inside the 18-yard box of their opponents to strike from close range.
Homeboy Dmitri Sysuev had put Ufa ahead in the 41st minute following an assist from Dmitriy Stotskiy.
With the away point, CSKA Moscow are fifth on the log with 44 points from 25 games and they are three points adrift of Zenith who are presently occupying the third place for the last Champions League playoff spot.
Lokomotiv Moscow are leading the standings and are nine points ahead of CSKA Moscow.