Cons are a close range unit. Cover doesn't apply in extremely close ranges anymore. There's also rng in this game so I could tell you the same story with Volks getting beaten by cons. Volks also cost 10 mp more.
The game is very balanced atm and any change runs a real risk to upset this.
I am one of these guys that his stats goes to http://www.coh2chart.com/ webpage, stats that are analized by Relic. And I have 374 games as allied and 336 games as axis with my first 3 mates.
I've reached rank 25 as soviet 2v2 random last week and you can't imagine how hard is to win on specific maps vs double OKW that are ranked 150 or more. The game is not balanced right now and it's just the OKW who needs to be looked at.