The situation on the morning of September 27th was as follows:
- 9th CD defending at Kozelnoye and further to north-east.
- 5th CD defending at Horol and Zaparidovshina
- Left and right flanks of the divisions were open
- 6th Guards ITB at height 191.2 and Pomerki
- Tanks: 8
- Vehicles: 40
- Infantry: 50